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Laini Taylor Inks Deal for New Fantasy Trilogy (2015-05-17): Laini Taylor, author of The Daughter of Smoke and Bone trilogy just signed a three book deal with Little, Brown for a new fantasy series.
DC Comics Launching DC Super Hero Girls Line of Books, Toys and Graphic Novels (2015-04-28): DC Comics is launching DC Super Hero Girls, which features the young versions of female superheroes such as Wonder Woman and Batgirl.
Books by Sherman Alexie and Toni Morrison Make List of Most Banned Books (2015-04-14): Sherman Alexie's The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian and Toni Morrison's The Bluest Eye are two of the most banned books of 2014.
A Bee Interrupts President Obama's Storytelling Time at Easter Egg Roll (2015-04-06): President Obama read Where the Wild Things Are to children as part of the annual Easter Egg Roll at the White House. But the bees tried to interrupt.
Diary of a Wimpy Kid Book 10 to be Published on November 3 (2015-03-31): The tenth entry in the popular Wimpy Kid series by Jeff Kinney will go on sale on November 3, 2015.
Fancy Nancy to Become Animated Disney Junior Series (2015-03-30): The Fancy Nancy series will become an animated movie and series on Disney Junior.
Scholastic Releases Cover of New Illustrated Edition of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (2015-03-27): Scholastic has released the cover of the upcoming illustrated edition of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone.
Little, Brown to Publish Lego Children's Books and Graphic Novels (2015-03-16): Little, Brown has cut a deal with Lego to publish a line of children's books and graphic novels.
Veronica Roth Writing New Young Adult Series (2015-03-05): Divergent author Veronica Roth has inked a two book deal with HarperCollins for a new young adult series. But the details are classified, as she's still writing the first book.
New Dr. Seuss Book to Be Published in July 2015 (2015-02-18): A new Dr. Seuss book, What Pet Should I Get?, will be published on July 28, 2015
Pharrell Williams Cuts Happy Picture Book Deal (2015-02-17): Pharrell Williams has a cut a deal with Putnam Books for children's boks inspired by his hit song, Happy.
Whole Foods Launches Cereal Boxes Featuring Eric Carle Artwork (2015-02-08): Whole Foods Market has partnered with The World of Eric Carle for cereal boxes featuring artwork and games.
David Duchovny's First Novel to be Published in February (2015-01-21): David Duchovny is an author. His first novel, Holy Cow: A Modern Dairy Tale is a fable for adults and children. It will be released in February.
Images From Illustrated Edition of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone Revealed (2015-01-19): Scholastic has released some images from the upcoming illustrated edition of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. Rowling
Study: Reading to Children Past Toddlerhood Increases Child's Love of Reading (2015-01-08): The new Scholastic report about children and reading finds that reading to kids long after toddlerhood increases a child's love of reading.
President Obama, Sasha and Malia Buy Books for Christmas Gifts (2014-11-30): President Obama and daughters Sasha and Malia made their annual trek to a local bookstore for Small Business Saturday. They loaded up on books to read and to give as gifts.
Evangeline Lilly Dresses Like a Squickerwonker to Chat About Her New Book (2014-11-27): Evangeline Lilly dressed in a Squickerwonder costume to promote her new children's book on Jimmy Kimmel Live.
James Patterson's House of Robots to be Animated Web Series (2014-11-23): James Patterson's new illustrated book House of Robots will be an animated web series on the Fred channel.
Netflix to Make TV Show Based on Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events (2014-11-07): Time to order Netflix. The company is making a live action tv series with Paramount based on Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events.
Star U.S. Goalkeeper Tim Howard to Publish Memoir (2014-10-06): Star U.S. goalkeeper Tim Howard is publishing is memoir with HarperCollins. The deal includes a memoir and a children's book.