Posted by: anitanolan | November 1, 2017

Hook Line and Sinker Contest

Here’s a fun online contest. The first round closes soon, but you can enter in the next round if you miss this one.

Hook, Line, & Sinker Contest


Posted by: anitanolan | October 31, 2017

Editorial Changes

From Publisher’s Lunch:
At Flatiron Books, James Melia has been promoted to editor; Sarah Dotts Barley  has been promoted to executive editor, editorial director young adult; Caroline Bleeke  has been promoted to editor.

Navah Wolfe is now senior editor at Saga Press; and at Simon & Schuster Children’s, Liz Kossnar moves up to editor, Alexa Pastor is associate editor, and Alex Borbolla has been promoted to assistant editor.

Children’s book editor and former literary agent Alli Brydon has launched an independent children’s book editing and writing business called Alli Brydon Creative, providing kid lit coaching, editing, and writing services to authors and publishers.

Posted by: anitanolan | August 31, 2017

Moves at Chronicle

From Publisher’s Lunch:

At Chronicle Books, Taylor Norman has been promoted to editor for children’s. Jamie Real has joined as assistant managing editor for children’s (she was managing director for Litquake); Sandy Frank has joined as junior designer.

Posted by: anitanolan | July 27, 2017

Publishing Staff Changes

Posted by: anitanolan | July 26, 2017

Publishing Changes

From Publishers’ Lunch:

At Scholastic Trade, Megan Peace has been promoted to associate editor. Mara Lander has joined as senior marketing director for licensed publishing and brand management. She was previously executive director for licensing and brand management for Little, Brown Children’s. Sarah Jacobson has joined Scholastic as assistant production editor. Most recently, she was freelancing at Scholastic and has held previous positions at Melville House and Kennebec Publishing. Carolyn Bull has joined as designer for licensed publishing. She was previously junior designer at Little, Brown Children’s.

At Little, Brown Children’s, Anna Prendella has joined as assistant editor. Most recently, she was editorial assistant at Harper Children’s. Kheryn Callender has been promoted to associate editor.

Adam Eberle joins OverDrive as chief sales and marketing officer, focused on their expansion in the K-12 market. He has been vp of sales and general manager for the SunGard K-12 unit at the PowerSchool Group.

Posted by: anitanolan | July 25, 2017

Neal Porter Joins Holiday House

From Publisher’s Lunch:
Neal Porter will join Holiday House as vice president and publisher for Neal Porter Books on September 18, moving his imprint over from Roaring Brook Press.



Posted by: anitanolan | June 21, 2017

Book Giveaway: A Band of Babies

What an inspirational story!

Writing and Illustrating

Author Carole Gerber has agreed to give away a copy of her new picture book, A BAND OF BABIES. Publishers Weekly and Kirkus gave it excellent reviews. Amazon selected it as a June Best Book of the Month for children. 

If you would like to win a copy, please leave a comment, reblog, tweet, or talk about A BAND OF BABIES on Facebook with a link and you will get additional chances to win. Just let me know the other things you did to share the good news, so I can put the right amount of tickets in my basket for you. Check back to discover the winner


New York Times bestselling illustrator Jane Dyer teams up with award-winning author Carole Gerber to lead a band of marching babies all through town.

It was just an ordinary day at play group until Benny arrived. With flute in hand…

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Posted by: anitanolan | June 11, 2017

Workman Expands Children’s Group

Workman is expanding their children’s group, and Dan Nayeri has been promoted to publisher.

Also, Nathalie Le Du is moving up to executive editor, from senior editor; and Justin Krasner, formerly associate editor, has been named editor.

Congratulations to all!

From Publisher’s Weekly:

Workman Publishing’s children’s division has announced plans to expand its publishing program, including four new hires and three promotions. The addition of new editorial and production staff will support a larger children’s list and allow for an accelerated publishing schedule.

Read more here: Workman Expands Children’s Group


Posted by: anitanolan | May 19, 2017

Buzz Books, Fall/Winter 2017

Buzz Books, Fall/Winter 2017 is out.



Posted by: anitanolan | April 24, 2017

Ludacris Reads Llama Llama

I’ll bet you haven’t thought to rap Llama Llama!

Ludacris Raps Llama Llama.


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