The Master Course on Writing and Editing Picture Books

The Master Course on Writing and Editing Picture Books is an intensive eight week self-guided workshop on the Core Principles of picture book writing and editing

HarperCollins Bedtime Books Sweepstakes

Everybody has bedtime...even monsters! What do you do before you go to bed at night? Try reading some of our favorite bedtime stories like Even Monsters Need to Sleep, Pete the Cat

Hopster Inks Deal with HarperCollins

UK-based SVOD provider Hopster has launched an exclusive partnership with HarperCollins Children’s Books that will bring titles like Judith Kerr’s The Tiger Who Came to Tea

Behind the Scenes: SLJ in Conversation with Top Children’s Book Editors...

Join Shelley Diaz, School Library Journal’s reviews manager, for a rich conversation with four editors and publishing insiders, Jennifer Brown of Alfred A. Knopf, Jean Feiwel of Macmillan,

#50PreciousWords Writing Challenge is OPEN

I am so very excited to read all of the #50PreciousWords entries. For those of you who are visiting here the first time, please let me give you a sentence or two or three about how this all came about.

Are Paid Book Reviews Worth It?

Paying for professional book reviews remains a controversial topic that very few authors have practical, unbiased information about. In fact, it’s not even well-known in the author community

From Idea to Book Deal to Stage Production..OH MY!

I didn’t intend to post on my blog today. I’ve been gearing up for the #50PreciousWords Writing Challenge that opens...TOMORROW! But sometimes a window of opportunity opens

Soman Chainani to pen second School for Good and Evil trilogy

Author Soman Chainani will be following up his best-selling books, with a second trilogy in the series. The new books, titled The Camelot Years, will kick off a new era in the Endless Woods,

Little Bee Spreads Its Wings

Founded in 2014 as a children’s imprint of Bonnier Publishing USA, Manhattan-based Little Bee Books is dedicated to publishing “creative and fun books for busy little bees.”

YouTuber Ali-A Goes from Gaming to Graphic Novel

YouTube gaming star Ali-A is partnering with Random House US and Penguin Random House UK on his first book, a middle-grade graphic novel entitled Game On!