2014 WrestleMania Reading Challenge Underway! Win Tickets to WrestleMania!

Win tickets to WrestleMania 30 or have a WWE Superstar appear at your child’s school courtesy of the WWE. Win by simply reading books. Beginning Friday, January 17 through Friday, March 7, students can sign up for the 2014 WrestleMania...

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Sesame Street Launches New Magazine for Preschoolers

Fans of Sesame Street can now extend the fun with their favorite pals through a new magazine. Fun to Learn with Sesame Street launches on newsstands and via subscription tomorrow (December 13) in the U.S. and Canada. Aimed at Sesame...

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J.K. Rowling Returning to Potter-Verse in ‘Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them’

J.K. Rowling and Warner Bros., are returning to the world of Harry Potter through a new series of movies called, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. The new franchise will take place in the world that Rowling created for...

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Harry Potter Celebrates 15 Years with New Paperback Covers

To celebrate the 15th anniversary of the release of the original Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, Scholastic recently unveiled new covers for the Harry Potter series. These new paperback editions were illustrated by New York Times bestselling author...

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Kids’ Book Giveaway

Get a headstart on your family library! We're giving away three big prize packs filled with picture books, board books, chapter books, and activity books. Something for every age! To enter, fill in the form below. Prize Pack #1: Play-Doh: Mama’s Little...

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Book Expo 2013: Between the Pages

By Audrey DeSimone, children's book reviewer. I was fortunate to once again attend the publishing industry’s annual trade show and convention, Book Expo America (BEA) on May 31st. BEA is the biggest publishing event in North America and in...

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Holiday Picture Book Giveaway

One lucky winner will receive a small library of 6 holiday picture books including: 1. Daddy Christmas & Hanukkah Mama by Selina Alko 2. Just Right for Christmas by Birdie Black 3. Sad Santa by Tad Carpenter 4. Christmas Magic: a changing picture...

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Five Books to Consider, Especially for Special Needs Kids

There are many books for parents of kids with special needs. What seems to be missing is a good list of books for the children themselves. Below are five books worth reading with or to your special needs child....

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Remembering Maurice Sendak

Anyone who loves children's literature is sad this week learning of the death of Maurice Sendak. I know I am. Sendak is probably best known for "Where the Wild Things Are," but I can remember treasuring "The Nutshell Library," four...

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A Boy Called Dickens: picture book giveaway!

Want to introduce your little readers to the great Charles Dickens? Check out what our children's book reviewer, Audrey DeSimone, thought of  A Boy Called Dickens an historical fiction picture book based on Dickens' life. Enter for your chance to win your...

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