By Joshua Barajas
Duncan Tonatiuh chooses protagonists and stories that are seldom sought for young audiences.
By PBS NewsHour
You may not have heard of Daniel Handler, but you’ve probably heard of his pen name: Lemony Snicket. Handler, author of the children’s book series “A Series of Unfortunate Events,” says much of children's literature is about “enforced morality,” but…
By Anne Azzi Davenport
Jacqueline Woodson, one of America's premier writers of young adult and children's literature, is out with her second novel for adults called "Another Brooklyn." It's set in the Brooklyn borough of Bushwick, her childhood neighborhood, which becomes one of the…
Celebrated writer Sherman Alexie has just published his first children’s book, “Thunder Boy Jr.” He talks with Jeffrey Brown as part of our series on great summer reads and makes the case that books for kids need to show more…
A century-old Beatrix Potter tale will be released later this year, after manuscripts describing a black, “who leads a daring double life,” was found amid memorabilia belonging to the British children’s author.
In 2013, an unfinished book by Theodor Geisel, better known as Dr. Seuss, was discovered in a box. Now “What Pet Should I Get” has been published and become an instant bestseller. It was completed by Cathy Goldsmith, who worked…
Surprising facts about the man who wrote some of the country's most beloved children's books, whose posthumous book "What Pet Should I Get?" comes out next week.
By Sarah Corapi
A previously unearthed manuscript from the beloved children’s book author, titled “What Pet Should I Get?" will be published by Random House on July 28, 2015. Its release will come more than two decades after the passing of Dr.
By Lorna Baldwin
Norman Bridwell, who brought Clifford the Big Red Dog to life in a series of books and later an animated show on PBS, died in Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts on Friday. He was 86 years old.
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