Hip-Hip-Hooray! It's Dr. Seuss Day!

Today we celebrate one of our all-time favorite children's book authors with Read Across America Day! Check out these sketches with Seuss' notes and changes from The Cat in the Hat.

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The Fairy Tale Roots of Melissa Albert's Bewitching "The Hazel Wood"

Melissa Albert reveals her favorite fairy tales and how they inspired her gritty, contemporary fantasy.

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Inside the Magic of Winnie-the-Pooh

In photos, sketches, and letters, we see how the collaboration between A.A. Milne and E.H. Shepard created a most beloved cast of childhood characters.

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YA Wednesday: 2018 Printz Award Winners

See which five books won this year's Michael L. Printz award for the best in young adult literature.

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2018 Children's Book Award Winners

Today we finally learned which books from 2017 received the most coveted and recognizable awards in children's books.   

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Children's Books for Celebrating African American History Month

As we head into African American History month, here are a handful of our favorite new children's books that celebrate the achievements of the men and women who broke boundaries and stood for equality.

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Hugs & Kisses: Valentine's Day Books for Kids

A fresh batch of children's books to celebrate the holiday of the heart.  Some of them are sweet, some are funny, and some remind us that love is all around us, every day of the year. 

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Things You Might Not Know About "The Outsiders"

In the wake of an epic anniversary, S.E. Hinton talks about getting The Outsiders published, and what happened after.

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Jacqueline Woodson: New National Ambassador for Young People's Literature

Jacqueline Woodson embarks on a two-year journey to instill hope in young readers as the newly appointed National Ambassador for Young People's Literature.

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Best Kids' Books of January

See what January has in store for kids of all ages...

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Five Don't-Miss Graphic Novels for Kids

A fistful of recent--and one upcoming--graphic novels for kids that we think are worth paying attention to...

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Best Books of the Year: Dav Pilkey Drawing & Talking About "Dog Man: A Tale of Two Kitties"

Bestselling children's book author Dav Pilkey let us watch him draw and ask him questions at the same time...so we made a video of it, of course. 

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YA Wednesday: Maggie Stiefvater on "All the Crooked Saints"

When Maggie Stiefvater visited us in Seattle we talked about her new novel All the Crooked Saints, miracles, owls, and more.

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Deck the Halls with Holiday Books for Kids

The holiday muzak is wafting through the air and the countdown until the big day, or days, has begun.  Here are some of the new holiday books of the season that are on the top of our list. 

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Celebrity Picks: Rick Riordan’s Favorite Reads of 2017

We have always loved Rick Riordan's writing, and this year the books he loved overlap with some of our own recent favorites...

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