Behind the Scenes with Melanie Sumrow

Melanie Sumrow’s The Prophet Calls tells the story of Gentry Forrester, a young girl born into a polygamous community in the foothills of New Mexico. Gentry feels lucky to live among God’s chosen people in the Prophet’s compound, but when music is outlawed, Gentry and her
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5 Books to Read for National Bullying Prevention Month

Bullying, unfortunately, is a part of most young people’s lives. With the advent of the internet, online trolling has become just another way for kids to torment each other. Learning to value ourselves is an important life lesson—one where books can lend a tremendous helping
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Behind the Scenes with Erica Silverman

Erica Silverman is the author of Jack (Not Jackie), a sweet story about the changes facing one family. In this important picture book, Susan discovers that her little sister Jackie prefers to play with mud and be a Superbug, rather than play forest fairies and wear
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How to Make Homemade Pound Cake! (Recipe featured in Pies from Nowhere)

Hi folks! October is NATIONAL DESSERT MONTH, so what better time to introduce you all to the inspirational, baking-infused story of Georgia Gilmore? Georgia used her talents to start the Club from Nowhere, a tight-knit group of bakers and cooks who helped raise money for
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Fidget Spinner Prank Makeup (from Karina Garcia’s Must-Try DIYs)

It’s time to get spooky! Slime (and DIY) Queen Karina Garcia has an awesome Halloween costume-related project in her book Karina Garcia’s Must-Try DIYs that’s perfect for pranking people! Read below for full DIY details and have fun! Keep in mind that the end result of
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Behind the Scenes with Holly Hatam

Holly Hatam is the illustrator for Jack (Not Jackie), a sweet story about the changes facing one family. In this important picture book, Susan discovers that her little sister Jackie prefers to play with mud and be a Superbug, rather than play forest fairies and
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10 Books to Help Usher In Halloween

It’s here, it’s here! Autumn leaves, pumpkin-flavored everything, comfy sweaters… There’s so much to celebrate about the return of cooler weather. Speaking of celebration, we think these ten spooky children’s books deserve their moment in the spotlight, too. Whether you know a little one who’s
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Behind the Scenes with Maria Gianferrari

We’ve got a special treat for animal lovers! Operation Rescue Dog, written by Maria Gianferrari and illustrated by Luisa Uribe, is the story of a young girl, Alma, and the rescue dog named Lulu, who is destined to become part of her family. Read below
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Behind the Scenes with Rachel Toalson

Looking for your next great middle grade read? Don’t miss The Colors of the Rain, a “poignant look at how families are torn apart by personal and historical tragedies, and the ways they continue to endure” (Booklist). We went behind the scenes with author Rachel
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Super-Simple Fidget Spinner (from Karina’s Must-Try DIYs)

Fidget spinners are a bunch of fun, and the only thing better than playing with one is learning how to make a spinner yourself! This easy to follow crafting project from Karina Garcia’s Must-Try DIYs will teach you everything you need to make your own
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Bonnier Publishing USA presents Disney Bilingual Books!

We are so pleased to announce that we have released our first two bilingual English-Spanish books featuring a variety of beloved Disney characters. Disney Princess Colores/Colors, and Disney Princess Números/Numbers are available now wherever books are sold. These will be followed by two bilingual English-Spanish
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Behind the Scenes with Maura Ellen Stokes

Looking for your next great middle grade read? Don’t miss Fadeaway, a “realistic, convincing, and moving debut portrait of grief and friendship” (Kirkus Reviews). We went behind the scenes with author Maura Ellen Stokes to learn more about this fantastic new book!   1. When did
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Behind the Scenes with Dan Richards!

Get ready for a laugh, because Stu Truly is now available and we’re going behind the scenes with author Dan Richards! Dav Pikey calls this book “A charming tale of angst and self-discovery,”  and Kirkus Reveiws says it’s “utterly charmingly…[a] promising and funny debut.” Check out
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Behind the Scenes with Tracey Kyle

Meet a little boy named Paco who loves to draw but can’t seem to concentrate during school in this picture book that’s sprinkled with Spanish words! We went behind the scenes with Tracey Kyle, author of A Paintbrush for Paco. 1. When did you first realize
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Behind the Scenes with Stevie Lewis

  We’re loving Prince & Knight by Daniel Haack, illustrated by Stevie Lewis. In this modern fairy tale, a noble prince and a brave knight come together to defeat a terrible monster and in the process find true love in a most unexpected place. If you haven’t
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Behind the Scenes on The Major Eights!

Grab your instrument and get the band together – we’re going behind the scenes of The Major Eights series with the author! The newest book in the series, The Goo Disaster, published earlier this month. 1. When did you first realize you wanted to be
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Behind the Scenes with Baptiste Paul and Miranda Paul!

Rickshaw, a wire bridge, train, toboggan…these are just a few of the ways kids get to school. Adventures to School, by Baptiste Paul and Miranda Paul, Illustrated by Isabel Muñoz, shares some of unique ways kids around the world go to school every day! Learn more
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Behind the Scenes with Daniel Haack

We’re so excited about Prince & Knight, by Daniel Haack, illustrated by Stevie Lewis. This beautiful picture book is a  classic fairy tale with an LGBTQ twist. Check out our Q&A with author Daniel Haack! 1. When did you first realize you wanted to be an author?
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Behind the Scenes with Sheryl Berk and Carrie Berk!

We’re so excited to celebrate Ask Emma‘s book birthday! It is it one of the first books from Yellow Jacket, our new middle grade imprint, AND it was written by mother/daughter writing team Sheryl Berk and Carrie Berk! 1. When did you first realize you
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Behind the Scenes with Stephanie Six

Get ready for more big hugs and hullaballoo – we’re going behind the scenes with Stephanie Six, illustrator of the picture book What Mommies Like by Judy Carey Nevin. Stephanie also made these adorable printables – a Mother’s Day Card and a coloring sheet. (You can read
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Introducing Yellow Jacket, our middle grade imprint!

We’re so happy to introduce Yellow Jacket, the buzzy new middle grade imprint from Bonnier Publishing USA! Officially launching this summer with four new titles for readers ages 8 to 14: Ask Emma by Sheryl Berk and Carrie Berk, on sale: 5/1/18 Emma Woods knows just
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Behind the Scenes with Judy Carey Nevin

Mommies like big hugs. Mommies like kisses. Mommies like “Good morning to you!” And we’re guessing mommies will also like this adorable picture book What Mommies Like by Judy Carey Nevin, illustrated by Stephanie Six. Here’s a behind-the-scenes conversation with author Judy Carey Nevin. 1. When
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Behind the Scenes with Barbara DiLorenzo

We love Quincy, the story of a chameleon who can’t seem to blend in! To celebrate Quincy’s book birthday, we chatted with author/illustrator Barbara DiLorenzo. Barbara shared some fantastic art and stories about other people who struggled to blend in – you can see it
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Behind the Scenes with Becky Cattie and Tara Luebbe

Happy Book Birthday to Shark Nate-O! To celebrate this Fin-tastic book, we heard from authors (and sisters!) Becky Cattie and Tara Luebbe.  And for more Jawsome fun, check out the Shark Nate-O activity kit! 1.When did you first realize you wanted to be writers? Tara: I
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Behind the Scenes with Christopher Silas Neal

Get ready for some fun animal mashups, we’re celebrating the book birthdays for Animal Shapes and Animal Colors with author/illustrator Christopher Silas Neal! And for more fun, check out out Animals Activity sheets!   1. When did you first realize you wanted to be a writer and
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