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  • Happy Book birthday to Ed Young’s latest, The Cat From Hunger Mountain!

    November 15, 2016
    Caldecott winner Ed Young's latest picture book came out today from Philomel, an imprint of Penguin Random House. The Cat From Hunger Mountain, which he wrote and illustrated, has published to amazing reviews (including three starred reviews!), was selected as READ MORE

    A Thousand Boy Kisses–Final Round Goodreads Choice Awards 2016-Best YA Fiction!

    November 15, 2016
    Congrats to Tillie Cole's A Thousand Boy Kisses on making it into the final round in Goodreads Choice Awards 2016 in the YA fiction category with over 16,000 votes! One kiss lasts a moment. But a thousand kisses can last READ MORE

    It’s Award Season!

    November 1, 2016
    Erin Nicholas's fourth book in the "Sapphire Falls" series, GETTING IT ALL (Erin Nicholas - April 2015), has just won the 2016 Kindle Book Award in the Romance category!  Click here for the complete list of winners, finalists, and semifinalists. Tillie READ MORE

    Ed Young Wins 2016 Lifetime Achievement Award from Society of Illustrators!

    October 28, 2016
    Congratulations to longtime M&O Client Ed Young who was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Society of Illustrators at the 2016 Open Art Show on October 27, 2016. Nominees for the award must be judged to have a body READ MORE

    I LIKED MY LIFE receives starred review from Booklist!

    October 25, 2016
    I LIKED MY LIFE by Abby Fabiaschi (St. Martin's - January 2017) received a starred review in the October 15, 2016 issue of Booklist!  Read the review below: Maddy’s husband, Brady, and their teenage daughter, Eve, have been struggling after READ MORE

    Happy Book Birthday Month to RAINBOW WEAVER!

    October 25, 2016
    Linda Marshall's latest RAINBOW WEAVER published this month to some nice reviews and is a Junior Library Guild Selection! Ixchel wants to follow in the long tradition of weaving on backstrap looms, just as her mother, grandmother, and most Mayan READ MORE

    FEAR THE DROWNING DEEP available today!

    October 11, 2016
    Sarah Glenn Marsh's debut young adult historical fantasy novel published today with Sky Pony Press to quite a bit of buzz. The book has been featured in Bustle, Barnes & Noble's Most Anticipated YA of October list and NPR among countless READ MORE

    Vincent X. Kirsch honored!

    October 8, 2016
    Author/Illustrator Vincent X. Kirsch received the Children's Literature Council of Southern California's Excellence in Illustration Award for Gingerbread for Liberty! (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2015), written by Mara Rockliff. He received the award at the 2016 Fall Gala which brings together children's book authors and READ MORE