Good Comics for Kids
June 2, 2022 by Betsy Bird
If the name "Dan Gemeinhart" is ringing some bells for you, there might be a good reason for that. Perhaps you remember a little number by the name of The Remarkable Journey of Coyote Sunrise? Today we reveal the first six pages of his latest novel THE MIDNIGHT CHILDREN. Check it out!
May 26, 2022 by Betsy Bird
Years ago the author Claude Ponti wrote two short pieces. One was from the perspective of his maniacal chicken Blaze. The other from his greatest nemesis. Now both, translated by Lara Vergnaud, are on display for you today. Enjoy!
May 9, 2022 by Betsy Bird
Normally, I don't like to do a cover reveal too far in advance of its publication date. But while today's title won't see shelves until April 18, 2023, I think you'll agree with me that it's something special. Something, I dare say, you'll be glad you knew about in advance.
April 7, 2022 by Betsy Bird
Got some horror-loving kids? Did they enjoy Scary Stories for Young Foxes and Hide and Seeker and Small Spaces? Then check out today's exclusive excerpt of this creepy September release.
April 6, 2021 by Betsy Bird
Today I premiere an 11-page excerpt of Remy Lai's new middle grade graphic novel, Pawcasso!
February 23, 2021 by Betsy Bird
Today, it is my great honor to present to you an interview and exclusive excerpt from the upcoming Christian McKay Heidicker novel, SCARY STORIES FOR YOUNG FOXES: THE CITY, the companion to the 2020 Newbery Honor recipient Scary Stories for Young Foxes.
December 8, 2020 by Betsy Bird
Have you been pondering WHEN ZACHARY BEAVERY CAME TO TOWN and been yearning to return to that world again? If so, then I have some good news for you...
July 24, 2020 by Betsy Bird
Naomi Klein has written a book for kids, so sit back and enjoy an excerpt from the book's Introduction and a cover reveal to boot.
July 3, 2020 by Betsy Bird
Today I offer a brief glimpse of the latest book by 1969 Caldecott Award winner Uri Shulevitz.
September 11, 2018 by Betsy Bird
I’ve always taken a great interest in observing how publishers promote children’s books by longstanding, award-winning authors. Consider the case of Sharon Creech. Sure, she won the Newbery Medal for Walk Two Moons, the Newbery Honor for The Wanderer, and the Carnegie Medal for Ruby Holler, but as any writer will tell you, true children’s […]
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