Category Archives: Children’s Publishing Market

take care of your ‘tools’

This happy photo of my youngest grandkids (and our agency ‘research assistants!’) reading together, yet totally engrossed in their ‘literary worlds,’ just pleases me SO much!  Isn’t that why we all of the children’s market do what we do? I … Continue reading

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Portfolio Prep for Conferences…Finding YOU!

It is that time of year again!  After you review your year, (see last Post) you want to strut a new, confident foot out there into the industry! And just in time, there is the SCBWI NYC Mid Winter Conference…just waiting … Continue reading

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Two SCBWI fun days!

This weekend I did the second of two SCBWI presentations I’d offered to do for subgroups of the Mid Atlantic Group.  And what fun I had!  The weekend before I was with the lovely group of talented, motivated writers and … Continue reading

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Today’s Publishing Picture…

This is my 10 year old dear granddaughter Ruby Tugeau….daughter of Jeremy and Nicole Tugeau (of Tugeau 2…or ‘T2’ agency!)  doing what she’s LOVED to do before she could walk….read!  In this case she’s reading on my back porch in … Continue reading

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For the love of books!

Jane Friedman.com recently Posted on her blog about how many  of the ‘industry health’ articles are mistakenly optimistic in a way….stating that hard cover book sales are ‘up’ and ebooks ‘down’ etc etc…..    Her opinion is that it’s different from … Continue reading

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award for Gendron and her Nutcracker!

our artist Cathy Gendron illustrated the much reviewed and loved The Nutcracker Comes to America from Lerner Books…and it has just won the “Dames of America’s 2016 Young Readers Award!”  please check this out:  https://cda1890.org/2016-book-awards congratulations all!   fabulous book to … Continue reading

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CALLING ALL CARS – Launch them!

OK Boys and Girls…. a book I personally have been waiting to happen for YEARS using Sarah Beise’s wonderful CAR and TRUCK and such illustrations in the new book CALLING ALL CARS from Sourcebooks!  it is a ‘moving’ book… truly! and fun fun … Continue reading

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