What do a lion, an elephant, and a monkey have to do with comfy beds, a turquoise swimming pool, and perhaps a game of croquet? The answer lies in Palm Springs...
"Reading is like magic." From the mouth of a young person straight to my heart. Today we celebrate the launch of Amazon's Prime Book Box with a helping hand from kids who love books.
Her new graphic novel is a memoir of camp that is a must-read as we head into summer; Vera Brosgol let's us inside her creation process and some pretty funny letters home from camp...Read more
Besides the daffodils and tulips, spring is turning up loads of exciting new young adult novels. Here are some of the ones we're most looking forward to.
We might not always get along, but there's nothing like having a brother or sister to share our joys and, later, family drama. Kids usually have mixed feelings about getting a new sibling—meaning, it sounds good until they arrive. Here are some books to get kids laughing and discovering the benefits of having a new little person in their life.
Award-winning author and illustrator David Wiesner talks us through the process of sketches to finished work in I Got It! -- one of our picks for the best children's books of April.Read more
The first title under Rick Riordan's publishing imprint released today. Here's what author Roshani Chokshi had to say about working with the "storyteller of the gods" and having her book chosen as the launch title for Rick Riordan Presents.Read more
Tomi Adeyemi's debut novel is a richly developed fantasy that we loved so much we made it our debut spotlight for March and our top pick for YA this month. In this Amazon Book Review exclusive, Adeyemi shares the influence of her heritage on the book and the risk she took to write it.
Melissa Albert reveals her favorite fairy tales and how they inspired her gritty, contemporary fantasy.