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When Vacations Go Wrong: A Guest Post From Diary of a Wimpy Kid Author Jeff Kinney

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When Vacations Go Wrong: A Guest Post From Diary of a Wimpy Kid Author Jeff Kinney

Get ready, Diary of a Wimpy Kid fans—the twelfth book in Jeff Kinney’s beloved series arrives November 7! The Getaway finds the hapless Heffley...
Shel Silverstein’s Runny Babbit Returns is Here!

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Shel Silverstein’s Runny Babbit Returns is Here!

The one-of-a-kind poet, illustrator, and songwriter Shel Silverstein died almost two decades ago, but his fanbase only seems to grow every year as new...
Quests for Glory Kicks Off a Brand New School for Good and Evil Trilogy

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Quests for Glory Kicks Off a Brand New School for Good and Evil Trilogy

At the end of Soman Chainani’s School for Good and Evil trilogy, it seemed as though Sophie and Agatha had each found happy endings. But endings are...
Good, Evil, and Ever Afters: An Interview With Soman Chainani on The School for Good and Evil: Quests for Glory

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Good, Evil, and Ever Afters: An Interview With Soman Chainani on The School for Good and Evil: Quests for Glory

Just Right Reads is a series hosted by Kamilla Benko, children’s book editor and author of the forthcoming The Unicorn Quest, featuring newly released...
Head to B&N October 7 For a LEGO Ninjago Event!

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Head to B&N October 7 For a LEGO Ninjago Event!

Calling all young LEGO Ninjago fans 7 years old and up! Head to your local Barnes & Noble store Saturday, October 7th at 4pm for an event celebrating...
5 Great Children’s Books Written for Adults

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5 Great Children’s Books Written for Adults

Maybe children’s books aren’t just books geared at children because of their simple sentences, slow pacing, heavy descriptions, and limited...
Magic, History, and Mermaids: An Interview with Author Tracey Baptiste on Rise of the Jumbies

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Magic, History, and Mermaids: An Interview with Author Tracey Baptiste on Rise of the Jumbies

Just Right Reads is a series hosted by Kamilla Benko, children’s book editor and author of the forthcoming The Unicorn Quest, featuring newly released...
A Curse, A Mysterious Alligator, and Tumble & Blue

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A Curse, A Mysterious Alligator, and Tumble & Blue

Blue Montgomery is down on his luck. His father, an always-winning race car driver, has decided to leave him at his grandmother’s house in the small town...
6 Signs You’re Excited for the New Magnus Chase Novel!

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6 Signs You’re Excited for the New Magnus Chase Novel!

Magnus Chase is back—almost! You still have just a bit longer to wait for the October 3 release of The Ship of the Dead, the third installment in the...
6 Sweet Books Celebrating the Magic of Ice Cream

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6 Sweet Books Celebrating the Magic of Ice Cream

Ice cream is cold, delicious, and absolutely the best thing you can eat almost any time of year. Whether in a cone, or a cup; plain or with sprinkles;...
An Interview With Rise of the Jumbies Author Tracey Baptiste

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An Interview With Rise of the Jumbies Author Tracey Baptiste

The Jumbies tells the story of a smart, fearless young girl named Corinne La Mer, who must battle ancient creatures to save her family and the island she...
September’s Best New Picture Books to Gift

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September’s Best New Picture Books to Gift

Crisp air, colorful leaves, and fresh new reads—fall is on the horizon. Celebrate the back-to-school season (or a late September birthday) with the gift...

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