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May 6, 2014
Posted by: Calista Brill
Categories: Uncategorized

  It’s a sign of a really, really good biography that you come away from it feeling like you KNOW the subject, like you have a personal relationship, like this person has earned a place in your heart the way a good friend does. You guys. Get your hearts ready.

May 5, 2014
Posted by: Mark Siegel
Categories: Uncategorized

Publishing is not a science. Like any house, we have our hits, we have our misses, we have the odd clunker. But every so often, there’s a book that redefines us, and might just change the landscape we operate in. Here’s one of those. I’ve wanted to work with Jillian Tamaki ever since I saw Read the Rest…

April 30, 2014
Posted by: Mark Siegel
Categories: Uncategorized

Today begins a blog tour that should be loads of fun: “My Favorite Thing About Zita the Spacegirl”! See the program of upcoming guests here! So what is my favorite thing? I think it’s the way Ben Hatke has these whimsical notions that he pulls off and makes me believe in—like a “heart attack” that Read the Rest…

April 1, 2014
Posted by: Calista Brill
Categories: Uncategorized

Today is publication day for a really special book. I first read Hidden in its original French. My French is okay but not good. But because L’enfant cachée is a book for young children, it was written at about my reading level. This means I had an experience I don’t often have: reading a truly Read the Rest…

March 25, 2014
Posted by: Calista Brill
Categories: Uncategorized

Guys, I’m so excited — it’s finally time for PIZZA! I mean, it’s finally time for THE GLORKIAN WARRIOR! Because it comes out today. You will find betwixt the covers of this brand spankin’ new work from James Kochalka: Clam and peanut butter pizza Baby aliens Talking backpacks Incompetency Laughs! As the wise man said, Read the Rest…

March 24, 2014
Posted by: Mark Siegel
Categories: Adventures in Publishing, Books, Uncategorized

  This is a crown-jewel in Danica Novgorodoff’s body of work—you can be sure you’ve never read or seen anything like this. We’re immensely proud to release this one—and how about that Sergio Leone cover, to boot?   “A vast, dangerous tale… Novgorodoff has created a world filled with ghosts, regrets, dreams, and love.” —Brian Read the Rest…

November 12, 2013
Posted by: Mark Siegel
Categories: Adventures in Publishing, Books, Uncategorized, Who's on First Second?

  Congratulations, Derek Kirk Kim and Les McClaine ! The second TUNE book picks up where TUNE 1 left off: in a mess of inter-personal and inter-dimensional trouble—can’t say that about too many other series! Pick this one up, you are in for a treat, from two virtuoso talents of the comics world—and if you haven’t Read the Rest…

October 9, 2013
Posted by: Gina Gagliano
Categories: Events, Uncategorized

We’re all set up for this year’s New York Comic-Con! Now you too can watch our booth transform from a disaster zone into a useful book-vending area. The first feature of all conventions in their preliminary stages: boxes.  Lots and lots of boxes. The second stage of conventions: books on tables! Lots and lots and Read the Rest…

October 8, 2013
Posted by: Calista Brill
Categories: Uncategorized

This book is super awesome, and here’s why: Kids are storytellers. Storytelling is an inherent human trait, and like many other inherent human traits (singing, drawing, dancing) a lot of kids are scared off from it as they grow up. The ADVENTURES IN CARTOONING series is a fantastic antidote for this syndrome, letting kids bring Read the Rest…

September 30, 2013
Posted by: Gina Gagliano
Categories: Uncategorized

(photo by Britt-Marie Sohlstrom; probably this small child is translating a book right now as we watch him!) Sometimes our books get picked up by publishers around the world and published in other languages.  (You might’ve seen the French cover for Paul Pope’s Battling Boy popping up recently.) How does that happen? You will no Read the Rest…