Children’s Bookselling

    ABA Members: Score a “Baby Monkey, Private Eye” Lithograph

    Scholastic is offering limited-edition lithographs featuring artwork from Brian Selznick and David Serlin’s Baby Monkey, Private Eye to ABA member booksellers.

    Booksellers Join in Neighborhood Toy Store Day Celebrations

    Several ABA member bookstores that also sell toys were among the retailers taking part in ASTRA’s Neighborhood Toy Store Day on Saturday, November 11, when toy retailers officially kicked off the holiday season.

    The Winter 2017–2018 Kids’ Indie Next List Preview

    Here is a preview of the 52 titles on the Winter 2017–2018 Kids’ Indie Next List flier, arriving at stores in the upcoming Children’s White Box.

    Listen Now: Children’s Institute Podcasts Added to ABA’s Learning on Demand Page

    Podcasts recorded at the fifth ABC Children’s Institute feature Jason Reynolds’ keynote presentation, a featured talk with Marley Dias and Suzanna Hermans, and a session on how to grow backlist sales.

    Extra Stock of ABC Best Books for Young Readers Catalog Available

    The 2017 ABC Best Books for Young Readers catalog will arrive in stores later this month. Booksellers can now view the list of catalog titles in an Excel file and place an order to supplement their stock.

    ABC Best Books for Young Readers Catalog to Arrive This Month

    The 2017 ABC Best Books for Young Readers catalog will be arriving in stores later this month, and booksellers have the opportunity to supplement their supplies with extra stock.

    ABC Best Books for Young Readers Titles Revealed

    Here are the more than 260 titles featured in the 2017 ABC Best Books for Young Readers catalog. Booksellers can order additional catalogs while supplies last.

    “Read-Aloud-a-Thon” to Celebrate Twain’s “The Purloining of Prince Oleomargarine”

    Random House Children’s Books is inviting stores to participate in “Celebrating Twain: A National Read-Aloud-A-Thon” to promote the release of Mark Twain’s new never-before-published children’s book.

    ABC Best Books Catalog Orders Due September 8

    The order deadline for the 2017 ABC Best Books for Young Readers catalog is September 8. The full-color, 20-page consumer circular will feature more than 200 frontlist and backlist titles for children and teens.

    Rodale Kids to Feature Health and Wellness Books for Children

    Rodale Books’ new children’s imprint, Rodale Kids, to launch in September, will publish a variety of fiction and nonfiction titles for infants, children, and teens.

    Ordering Underway for ABC Best Books for Young Readers Catalog

    Orders for this year’s ABC Best Books for Young Readers Catalog are being accepted through September 8. The full-color, 20-page consumer circular is slated to be in stores in early October.

    Children’s Book Week Display Contest Winners Announced

    The 15 winners of this year’s Children’s Book Week display contest include independent booksellers, schools, and libraries, each of which received a set of books to donate to a local charity.

    Winter Institute 13: Scholarship Application Form Now Open

    Winter Institute 2018 logo

    Booksellers can apply for a chance to win a scholarship to the 2018 Winter Institute by submitting a form on BookWeb or a business card at the ABA booth during the fall regional trade shows.

    An Indies Introduce Q&A With Diana Harmon Asher

    In Sidetracked, author Diana Harmon Asher “gives us a narrator with a unique voice,” said Dave Shallenberger of Little Shop of Stories.

    The Autumn 2017 Kids’ Indie Next List Preview

    Here is a preview of the 52 titles on the Autumn 2017 Kids’ Indie Next List flier, arriving at stores in the upcoming Children’s White Box.

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