Children's Book News

ThinkGeek's April Fool's Day Products Include Where's Barb Book (April 1, 2019): ThinkGeek is back when a new batch of April Fool's products. The products include a Stranger Things themed book called Where's Barb?

Scholastic Unveils New Harry Potter Covers by Brian Selznick (May 17, 2018): Scholastic has unveiled new covers it will publish for the Harry Potter series. The covers are illustrated by Brian Selznick.

Disney Announces Unlimited Squirrels Series by Mo Willems (February 10, 2018): Disney Publishing has announced it will publish a new children's series by Mo Willems called Unlimited Squirrels.

Harry Potter History of Magic Books to Published in Conjunction With Exhibition (July 19, 2017): Two Harry Potter books about the History of Magic will be published by Bloomsbury in October 2017.

Melania Trump Reads Party Animals at White House Easter Egg Roll (April 17, 2017): Melania Trump read the Party Animals by Kathie Lee Gifford at the White House Easter Egg Roll.

Sean Spicer Reads How to Catch the Easter Bunny at White House Easter Egg Roll (April 17, 2017): Sean Spicer read the book How to Catch the Easter Bunny at the White House Easter Egg Roll

Overdue Library Book Returned 75 Years Later (February 17, 2017): An overdue library book was returned 75 years later. The book was Val Rides the Oregon Trail.

2016 Costa Book Awards Category Winners Announced (January 4, 2017): The category winners of the 2016 Costa Book Awards have been announced.

The Phantom Tollbooth to be a Feature Film (August 10, 2016): Norton Juster's The Phantom Tollbooth will be a feature film. Michael Vukadinovich will write the script.

Golden Books Launches Star Wars Children's Book Series (July 6, 2016): Golden Books has launched a Star Wars Children's book series with litles like I Am a Droid and I Am a Jedi

Disney Announces New Frozen Story: Frozen Northern Lights (June 23, 2016): Disney has announced a new Frozen story called Frozen Northern Lights. It it is set in the kingdom of Arendelle.

Independent Bookstore BooksActually Installs Book Vending Machines in Singapore (June 3, 2016): Books Actually, an independent bookstore and publisher in Singapore, is placing book vending machines around the city.

Mattel and Papercutz to Publish Barbie Graphic Novels (June 1, 2016): Mattel and Papercutz have announced plans to publish a line of Barbie graphic novels.

Scholastic Announces Summer Reading Road Trip (May 23, 2016): Scholastic is embarking on a Summer Reading Road Trip with RVs going on a 25+ city road trip.

New Version of Dan Brown's The Da Vinci Code Being Released for Young Adults (May 18, 2016): Dan Brown's The Da Vinci Code is getting a new look and some editing for a young adult audience. The book will be released in September, before Inferno hits theaters.

Scholastic to Publish Assassin's Creed Young Adult Book Series (April 16, 2016): Scholastic has announced a collaboration with Ubisoft to publish a young adult book series set in the Assassin's Creed universe.

Scholastic to Launch World of Warcraft Book Series for Kids Ages 8-12 (April 14, 2016): Scholastic and Blizzard Entertainment have announced the launch of a World of Warcraft book series for kids ages 8-12. It set for a November 2016 release.

X-Files Young Adult Novels Will Follow Mulder and Scully as Teenagers (April 12, 2016): Detectives Mulder and Scully will play teenagers in a new young adult book series coming out in 2017.

First Look at Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets Illustrated Edition (April 8, 2016): Here is a first look at the upcoming illustrated edition of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets. It is illustrated by Jim Kay.

Diary of a Wimpy Kid Book 11 Arrives on November 1, 2016 (March 25, 2016): The eleventh entry in the Wimpy Kid series will arrive in bookstores on November 1, 2016. It does not yet have a title.