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  • Happy Book Birthday To CLARINET AND TRUMPET by Melanie Ellsworth!

    March 30, 2021
    A new picture book from Melanie Ellsworth, CLARINET AND TRUMPET, came out with HMH today! It's garnered great buzz, including a starred review from School Library Journal.   A charming and funny picture book featuring the harmonious friendship between Clarinet and READ MORE

    THANKS A LOT, UNIVERSE by Chad Lucas Gets A Star From Kirkus!

    March 25, 2021
    McIntosh & Otis client Chad Lucas debuts with THANKS A LOT, UNIVERSE, a contemporary middle grade novel coming from Abrams on May 11, 2021. We're thrilled to announce that the book has been awarded a starred review from Kirkus!   READ MORE

    Happy Book Birthday to SING ME FORGOTTEN by Jessica S. Olson!

    March 10, 2021
    SING ME FORGOTTEN, Jessica S. Olson's debut, publishes today with HarperCollins/Inkyard! Sold for six figures at auction, SING ME FORGOTTEN is a feminist retelling of THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, and has received praise and excitement across the literary and READ MORE

    Out now: 13 DAYS TO DIE by Matt Miksa!

    March 9, 2021
    Happy book birthday to 13 DAYS TO DIE, a debut by former FBI intelligence analyst Matt Miksa— out today from Crooked Lane Books!   Red Sparrow meets Inferno in Matt Miksa's debut which electrifies a Cold War spirit with fresh, modern-day expertise as our heroes wrestle society's darkest nightmares. In a far-flung Tibetan village, prayer flags flap against READ MORE

    Happy Book Birthday to HIP, HIP, BERET! by Melanie Ellsworth

    February 23, 2021
    Today Melanie Ellsworth's debut picture book, HIP, HIP, BERET!, came out with HMH.   A playful and humorous picture book about what happens to Bella's beret when the wind sweeps it away! Find a few special touchable berets on the READ MORE

    Happy Book birthday to G MY NAME IS GIRL by Dawn Masi!

    February 23, 2021
    Dawn Masi, a talented author-illustrator client of McIntosh and Otis, debuts today with G MY NAME IS GIRL! Published with Random House/Doubleday, this lovely picture book has already garnered great reviews and buzz.   Skip right into this joyful, diverse, READ MORE

    2021 Children’s Department Releases!

    February 2, 2021
    We're thrilled to announce a roundup of our children's department authors who are releasing books in 2021! Join us in congratulating them, and consider pre-ordering their amazing books. Click on the titles to learn more!   1/26/21: NIGHT SHADOWS by READ MORE

    Happy Book Birthday To NIGHT SHADOWS By Barbara DaCosta And Ed Young!

    January 26, 2021
    Barbara DaCosta and Ed Young, the famed duo who brought the world MIGHTY MOBY and NIGHTTIME NINJA, have just published their third picture book together! NIGHT SHADOWS releases today from Seven Stories Press. Ed Young is a Caldecott Medalist and READ MORE