*+-Random House Children’s Books will increase the first printing for previously undiscovered Dr. Seuss title ‘What Pet Should I Get?’ to 1 million copies.
*+-When Sweetwater Books declined to publish a book with a co-author’s biography that mentioned a ‘partner,’ the book found a new, better home: Scholastic.
*+-‘New technology always stirs up fears of the unknown,’ says Javier Celaya, author of the publishing report, New Business Models in the Digital Age.
*+-The Smithsonian Institution and Penguin Young Readers are collaborating on a new series of narrative non-fiction books riffing on the Smithsonian experience
*+-At the Bologna Book Fair, toy company Mattel announced new plans to publish books and digital stories for Barbie, Thomas & Friends, Fireman Sam and others.
*+-The Project for the Study of Alternative Education in South Africa (PRAESA) has been named the winner of the 2015 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award.
*+-Charles Kim describes what it is like to judge 15,000 illustrations for the prestigious Bologna Illustrators Exhibition in just a few days.
*+-Sarah Ardizzone is one of the most respected translators working in English and French, who easily transitions between children’s and adult literature.
*+-The cherished French children’s book author and editor of hundreds of books Grégoire Solotareff offers his tips for creating books for very young readers.
*+-You may think of teen comic hero Archie as a ‘nostalgia brand,’ but a fresh look and edgier stories he is being updated for a new generation of readers.