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'The Pathway to Dragons: The Portal to Pyranis' is Released 'The Pathway to Dragons: The Portal to Pyranis' is Released
by BWW News Desk - December 09, 2016

Twelve-year-old Hannah Hoffman couldn't stop smiling this September as she flipped through the first installment of her new chapter book series - 'The Pathway to Dragons: The Portal to Pyranis.' Between writing, editing, working with an illustrator and publishing the book, it has taken more than two... (more...)
Mayor Kenney Helps Fund for the School District Relaunch Campaign for Right Books Mayor Kenney Helps Fund for the School District Relaunch Campaign for Right Books
by BWW News Desk - December 09, 2016

Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney and Donna Frisby Greenwood, President & CEO of the Fund for the School District of Philadelphia, visited K-3 classrooms with the Right Books libraries at the George W. Nebinger School, a K-8 school in Bella Vista last week for Giving Tuesday. Mayor Kenney read Exploring... (more...)
Amazon Announces Best-Selling Books of 2016 Amazon Announces Best-Selling Books of 2016
by BWW News Desk - December 07, 2016

(NASDAQ:AMZN) - Amazon today announced its best-selling books of 2016, best-selling Kids & Teens books of 2016, as well as the Most Gifted and Most Wished For books of the year-just in time for holiday gifting. The best-selling book of the year is Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Parts 1 & 2, Spec... (more...)
FUELING YOUNG ATHLETES Shares Six Food Rules for Athletes FUELING YOUNG ATHLETES Shares Six Food Rules for Athletes
by BWW News Desk - December 06, 2016

Young athletes face distractions that can keep them from eating properly. From school and homework to training and competition, they don't always pay attention to how they fuel their bodies or take the time to understand the role nutrition plays in supporting their training and goals. Heather Mangie... (more...)
First Book and Penguin Random House Partner to Launch Red Mitten Campaign First Book and Penguin Random House Partner to Launch Red Mitten Campaign
by BWW News Desk - December 05, 2016

WASHINGTON, Dec. 5, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ First Book, the nonprofit social enterprise that has distributed more than 150 million books to kids in need, and Penguin Random House, a global leader in children's publishing, are partnering to bring 5,000 brand-new books and pairs of warm red mitte... (more...)
'FHEasy: A Year of Weekly Teachings and Devotionals' is Released 'FHEasy: A Year of Weekly Teachings and Devotionals' is Released
by BWW News Desk - December 05, 2016

DURANGO, Colo., Dec. 5, 2016 /PRNewswire/ Enjoying a memorable and meaningful Christmas season doesn't just happen, according to Tina Albrecht, mother of daughters aged 10, 7 and 4. The author of the new book FHEasy: A Year of Weekly Teachings and Devotionals (Cedar Fort Publishing) says, 'Let's fac... (more...)
'The Resistance Melts Down' - Episode 3 is Now Available 'The Resistance Melts Down' - Episode 3 is Now Available
by BWW News Desk - December 02, 2016

Fan-favorite The Aetherlight has launched 'Episode 3: The Resistance Melts Down' today. Created by the New Zealand-based Scarlet City Studios, The Aetherlight is an online point-and-click adventure game series that has quickly established a loyal following with both tween players and their parents a... (more...)
New Children's Book About School Bus Stories Launches Kickstarter Campaign New Children's Book About School Bus Stories Launches Kickstarter Campaign
by BWW News Desk - December 01, 2016

Pensacola-based veteran school bus driver John Everett is soon to launch a crowdfunding campaign at Kickstarter seeking support for his new fun children's book 'School Bus Adventures.' Packed with engaging stories, the book is especially meant for kids who are not old enough for school yet - but the... (more...)
Gillian Wells Pens 'The Amazing Adventures of Bub and Tub' Gillian Wells Pens 'The Amazing Adventures of Bub and Tub'
by BWW News Desk - December 01, 2016

Gillian Wells wanted to write a book that relates the relationship between animals and humans in a way that children can understand and learn from. This prompted her in writing 'The Amazing Adventures of Bub and Tub' (published by Xlibris AU).... (more...)
P.J. Wright Pens ALBERT THE GRUMPY CROCODILE P.J. Wright Pens ALBERT THE GRUMPY CROCODILE
by BWW News Desk - December 01, 2016

Los Angeles mom P.J. Wright has a son who loves reading and a son who doesn't like reading. When she discovered they both enjoyed hearing stories about a grumpy crocodile named Albert she knew she had stumbled upon something.... (more...)
First Book and Penguin Random House Provide 550,000 Books to Kids in Need First Book and Penguin Random House Provide 550,000 Books to Kids in Need
by BWW News Desk - November 28, 2016

WASHINGTON, Nov. 28, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ The nonprofit social enterpriseFirst Bookand Penguin Random House, the world's largest trade book publisher, are partnering to provide up to 550,000 brand-new, high quality books to children in need.... (more...)
Gwen Jackson Releases Educational Children's Picture Book Gwen Jackson Releases Educational Children's Picture Book
by BWW News Desk - November 25, 2016

PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 23, 2016 /PRNewswire/ Have you ever resisted sleep because the world is just too exciting? Just like every child, Lump Lump the bear cub loathes going to bed after an active day. However, Lump Lump is looking at something more dismal than bedtime: hibernation - just when life's st... (more...)
Candace Stromberg Pens 'Yoga Monkey Kids: Beginner Poses' Candace Stromberg Pens 'Yoga Monkey Kids: Beginner Poses'
by BWW News Desk - November 08, 2016

Candace Stromberg has completed her new book 'Yoga Monkey Kids: Beginner Poses': a helpful guide for mastering several moves and beginning to understand the connection between body, mind, and spirit.... (more...)
Jeff Kinney Releases Book 11 in 'Wimpy Kid' Series, DIARY OF A WIMPY KID: DOUBLE DOWN Jeff Kinney Releases Book 11 in 'Wimpy Kid' Series, DIARY OF A WIMPY KID: DOUBLE DOWN
by BWW News Desk - November 03, 2016

Jeff Kinney is releasing a new book in the 'Wimpy Kid' series called DIARY OF A WIMPY KID: DOUBLE DOWN (BOOK 11).... (more...)
Martha Driscoll Releases Book Honoring the Historic Belle of Louisville Martha Driscoll Releases Book Honoring the Historic Belle of Louisville
by BWW News Desk - November 03, 2016

Author and long-time educator Martha Driscoll has recently released the second edition of her book, Nosey's Wild Ride on the Belle of Louisville, and received multiple honors and in the process. Driscoll, who at the age of 91 has formed her own publishing company, Driscoll Publishing, has brought fo... (more...)
SECRETS OF THE HEART is Released SECRETS OF THE HEART is Released
by BWW News Desk - November 03, 2016

Michael Vincent Dlask weaves rhythm and rhyme, poetry and prose in his latest book sharing 'Secrets of the Heart' (published by iUniverse). First published in May of 2011, this poem collection is set for a new marketing campaign.... (more...)
'Wimpy Kid' Author Jeff Kinney Returns Home to Maryland 'Wimpy Kid' Author Jeff Kinney Returns Home to Maryland
by BWW News Desk - November 02, 2016

The Diary of a Wimpy Kid series author/illustrator Jeff Kinney, a UMD alumnus, will give a presentation on how graphic novels, long-form cartoons, and other innovative works can help motivate readers. A panel discussion featuring Mr. Kinney and faculty experts on literacy from the UMD College of Edu... (more...)
Amazon Announces New Rapids App Amazon Announces New Rapids App
by BWW News Desk - November 02, 2016

(AMZN) - Today, Amazon announced a new app that offers a playful approach to children's reading. Amazon Rapids offers illustrated short stories written in a unique chat style that brings stories to life, one message at a time. Stories on Amazon Rapids are told through the lens of characters chatting... (more...)
Assistance League Helps Promote Childhood Literacy for 'Make a Difference Day' Assistance League Helps Promote Childhood Literacy for 'Make a Difference Day'
by BWW News Desk - November 02, 2016

In support of the annual 'Make A Difference Day,' Assistance League of Tustin, in partnership with THINK Together, collected and donated a wide selection of 1,254 new and gently-used books (appropriate for infants through 10 years of age) to local schools and organizations that are in need. Books we... (more...)
'UNLIKELY COMPANIONS The Adventures of an Exotic Animal Doctor' is Released 'UNLIKELY COMPANIONS The Adventures of an Exotic Animal Doctor' is Released
by BWW News Desk - November 02, 2016

NEW YORK, Nov. 2, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ At the center of a new book, veterinarian Dr. Laurie Hess investigates an unknown epidemic to find the source of a mysterious illness plaguing sugar gliders across the country. 'You will be swept up in her race to find a cure that will save dying animal... (more...)
Swim Mom Marianne Sciucco Releases SWIM SEASON Swim Mom Marianne Sciucco Releases SWIM SEASON
by BWW News Desk - November 02, 2016

Swim Mom Marianne Sciucco has just released her long-awaited Young Adult novel, 'Swim Season.' 'Swim Season' is the story of swimming champion and Olympic hopeful Aerin Keane, the new girl on the team who challenges a longstanding school record with a 50,000-dollar scholarship prize. But, the aut... (more...)
Rockin' New Children's Book PEDRO 'N' PIP Has an Eco-Friendly Message Rockin' New Children's Book PEDRO 'N' PIP Has an Eco-Friendly Message
by BWW News Desk - November 01, 2016

Pedro 'n' Pip is a raucous, uplifting rock 'n' roll odyssey about a tenacious ten-year-old girl, named Pip, and a 'rockoctopus', Pedro, who she meets while scuba diving after an oil spill in the Gulf.... (more...)
Kentucky Book Fair Returns to Frankfort Convention Center, 11/5 Kentucky Book Fair Returns to Frankfort Convention Center, 11/5
by BWW News Desk - November 01, 2016

Now in its 35th year, the Kentucky Book Fair will be held from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday, November 5, at the Frankfort Convention Center, 405 Mero Street, Frankfort, Kentucky. The fair is free and open to the public and will feature more than 180 authors and editors showcasing their most recen... (more...)
New Children's Book THE NOMIGRANATES, TROPICAL FRUIT PEOPLE is Released New Children's Book THE NOMIGRANATES, TROPICAL FRUIT PEOPLE is Released
by BWW News Desk - November 01, 2016

Trying to get a young child to fall asleep can be a tiresome affair that affects parents as much as their troubled young sleepers. While there are several methods for helping children sleep at night, the classic technique of reading a bedtime story is tried and true. Author C E Dawson has crafted th... (more...)