Edward Gets Messy Wins Anna Dewdney Read Together Award

Compiled by Gayleen Rabakukk

Penguin Young Readers, the Children’s Book Council, and Every Child a Reader announced yesterday Edward Gets Messy by Rita Meade, illustrated by Olga Stern (Simon & Schuster, 2016) is the winner of the first Anna Dewdney Read Together Award.

This award is to be given annually to a picture book that is both a superb read-aloud and also sparks compassion,

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We Need Diverse Books & Children’s Book Council To Partner on Publishing Internship Program

The Children’s Book Council (CBC), the non-profit trade association for children’s book publishers in North America, and grassroots nonprofit We Need Diverse Books™ (WNDB) today announced their partnership on educational programming and resources for interns selected for the WNDB Internship Program, launching this summer.

The program is designed to open up the children’s book publishing industry to talented job-seekers from diverse backgrounds, providing them with an invaluable opportunity to learn about the industry through professional guidance and hands-on experience.

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