Category Archives: Exhibits

ALA Notes: Part 2, Doodling for Doodle Day

A major focus for ALA Midwinter this year was our new picture book Doodleday by Ross Collins. 1) It’s a wonderfully funny story and 2) We’re part of a big promotion for National Doodle Day on May 12. There will … Continue reading

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ALA Notes: Part 1, Set-Up Day

We’ve been back from ALA Midwinter for almost two weeks, and it’s about time I posted some thoughts. I can’t figure out how to fit the entire conference experience into one blog post — so I’ll do several….starting with set-up. … Continue reading

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Digital Adventures of the Boxcar Children

You may have seen the big news: a few weeks ago, just in time for the 2010 Christmas season, the first 19 books of the Boxcar Children Mysteries became available as ebooks, thanks to our partnership with the digital content … Continue reading

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Larger than life at the Frankfurt Fair

By Josalyn Moran When I think of the book fair, I think of everything larger than life…the sculptures around the fairgrounds… like the Hammering Man, a large kinetic sculpture created by Jonathan Borofsky that stands at the foot of the … Continue reading

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Frankfurt Book Fair through the eyes of a freshman

For whatever short time I have been in publishing, I have always been told that the annual Frankfurt Book Fair is the book fair where professionals from all over the world gather for meetings, sharing and learning the latest trends … Continue reading

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Beijing International Book Fair 2010

By Kristie in International & Digital Although this was our second year participating at the Beijing International Book Fair, I still could not help being overwhelmed by the amount of traffic our booth generated. There were plenty of times when … Continue reading

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From the Archives: Children’s Science Series

We’ve been publishing books since 1919, which means we have one heck of an archive. Every Friday we highlight one of our more unusual, beautiful, or hilarious titles unearthed from the storage bins. I think my favorite archive find so … Continue reading

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Why I Love Working in Children’s Book Publishing

We recently exhibited at the Follett Library Resources/BWI National Sales Conference. We spoke with their sales reps from all over the country. This was the first time I’ve been to this event, and it was fabulous.  And although much smaller, … Continue reading

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