Norman Bridwell, who wrote the classic book series Clifford the Big Red Dog in honor of his daughter, passed away last Friday.Read More
HarperCollins might profit off LGBTQ titles in its catalog, but don't take that as an indication of commitment to equality.Read More
I AM EXCITE!
Perfect title is perfect.Read More
It's just like—oh you get the idea.
Kincső Nagy, a Hungarian design student, took as her final project the complete revamp of the covers and interior illustrations for the Harry Potter series. And these beautiful glowing cut out covers for Prisoner of Azkaban, The Goblet of Fire, The Chamber of Secrets, The Sorcerer's Stone, The Order of the Phoenix, The Half-Blood Prince, and The Deathly Hallows are just the tip of the iceberg.Read More
Bugs for everyone!
Imagine this: you are a child from California who loves the crap out of some bugs—so much so that, at the tender age of six, you know what the word "entomologist" means. One day you find the coolest book ever about insects, and it's only after you finish reading it that you turn it over and find it's part of a series of books "for boys." You are a girl. This makes you unhappy.Read More
The original nerd gift.
It's December 1st... do you know where your holiday shopping list is? No? Well, we're going to be helping you out there all week, starting with the nerdiest gift of all: books. Here are some mighty tomes that have come out this year that we think your loved ones would be lucky to get.Read More
Little girls slayin'
Holy cow, eight-year-old Madison from Cleveland really loves books. Let her win you over in the first ten seconds and then blow your mind at 1:30 and 2:15. Madison 2016. Madison forever.Read More
After making a bunch of terrible and quite racist jokes at the expense of African American YA author Jacqueline Woodsen on Wednesday night, Series of Unfortunate Events author David Handler (better known as Lemony Snicket) has announced that he'll be donating a lot of money to a campaign dedicated to changing the landscape of children's literature—and he wants you to donate, too.Read More
A Series of Unfortunate Events: Daniel Handler Makes Racist Jokes At Expense Of African-American Authors
Last night Jacqueline Woodson was awarded the National Book Award for Young People's Literature for Brown Girl Dreaming, her book of poetry about growing up as an African-American woman during the '60s and '70s. Upon accepting the award, Woodson thanked the audience of authors for "changing the world," a statement to which ceremony host Daniel Handler (better known by his pseudonym of Lemony Snicket) chose to respond with a "joke" about watermelon.Read More
All theories must die.
George R.R. Martin likes to play with his fans sometimes, but in this instance, he's ready to tell the truth.Read More