The Pigeon really needs a bath! Except, the Pigeon's not so sure about that. Besides, he took a bath last month! Maybe. It's going to take some serious convincing to try and get the Pigeon to take the plunge.
First in the series,Don’t Let Pigeon Drive the Busrecently celebrated its 10th birthday! Over the last decade, The Pigeon books have sold millions of copies and enchanted young readers. The books have received numerous starred reviews, have appeared on many "best of" lists, and have even been inducted into the Indies Choice Picture Book Hall of Fame.
Mo Willems, a number one New York Times best-selling author and illustrator, has been awarded a Caldecott Honor on three occasions (for Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus!, Knuffle Bunny: A Cautionary Tale, and Knuffle Bunny Too: A Case of Mistaken Identity). Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus! was also an inaugural inductee into the Indies Choice Picture Book Hall of Fame. And his celebrated Elephant & Piggie early-reader series has been awarded the Theodor Seuss Geisel Medal on two occasions (for There Is a Bird on Your Head! and Are You Ready to Play Outside?) as well as three Honors (for We Are in a Book!, I Broke My Trunk!, and Let's Go for a Drive!). Other favorites include Naked Mole Rat Gets Dressed and City Dog, Country Frog, illustrated by Jon J Muth. Mo lives in Massachusetts with his family.
Today we're super excited to celebrate the cover reveal for I LOVE HIM, I LOVE HIM NOT by Ella Martin, releasing September 29, 2015 from Clean Reads/Astraea Press. Before we get to the cover, here's a note from Ella:
Hi, guys! Thanks for joining me ...
Contributed by Eden Grey
Eden Grey: Where did the concept of Lizard Radio come from? Did you start with the main character, Kivali, or was it something else?
Pat Schmatz: The concept for Lizard Radio started in my sketch book a few summ ...
RANDOM HOUSE CHILDREN’S BOOKS LAUNCHES NEW
YOUNG ADULT PROGRAM “FIRST IN LINE”
First In Line offers YA readers exclusive advance access to authors and behind-the-book content.
New York, NY—Random House Children ...
MAZE RUNNER: THE SCORCH TRIALS
20th Century Fox
In theaters September 18, 2015
The Maze was just the beginning!
See Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials in theaters September 18
In this next chapter of the epic “Maze Runner” saga, Thomas (Dylan O’Brien) a ...
TOO COOL TO BRAG. TORREY’S MY DOG, BOB, INTRODUCES KIDS TO A DIFFERENT WAY TO BE GREAT
Quiet dignity is vastly underrated, but it’s a quality shared by those who are truly fortunate to have learne ...
Today we welcome Trisha Leigh, author of RETURN ONCE MORE, to the blog to share with us her top 5 OTPs!
RETURN ONCE MORE is a book about a teenage girl caught between her responsibility to document the past and her desire to use time travel in order to meet her one true love—even if he ...
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Today we're super excited to celebrate the cover reveal for EMERGE: THE EDGE by Melissa A. Craven, releasing September 29, 2015 from Midnight Hour Studio. Before we get to the cover, here's a note from Melissa:
Hello YABCers! And welc ...
DC Comics’ Lois Lane Returns in Lois Lane: Double Down from Switch Press
Second Book in the New Young Adult Series by Gwenda Bond
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (August 24, 2015) – DC Comics’ iconic character Lois Lane will be back for more in Lois Lane: Dou ...
Are you wondering what's new in YA today? Check out these wonderful new releases!
Inspired by Victor Hugo’s classic, Les Miserables, A Little in Love beautifully conveys the heartbreaking story of street girl Eponine.
Paris, 1832 ...
LIGHTLESS by C.A. Higgins
Release Date: September 29, 2015
Publisher: Ballantine / Del Rey Hardcover
About the Book
With deeply moving human drama, nail-biting suspense—and bold speculation informed by a degree in physics—C. A. Higgins spins a riveting science fict ...
Contributed by Kayla King, Blog Manager and Staff Reviewer
Dear J.K. Rowling,
I suppose the best way to begin this letter would be to say thank you! Many readers might say that you changed their lives with the inception of your boy wizard. I'm su ...