Mothers aren’t at war with other mothers, argues Katherine Wintsch, they’re at war with themselves. The debut author, a corporate consultant who conducts global research on the lives of mothers, asks women in her workshops to write down the last terrible thing they said to themselves. They frequently fill up multiple sheets of paper with examples from that day, even when Ms. Wintsch is asking them at 10 a.m. --Ellen Gamerman, Wall Street Journal
Trade Review Roundup: Week of January 28
We are happy to share trade reviews for books across all of our imprints this week. Click "Read more" below to read more about the reviews and the authors.
We are excited to share that P is for Pterodactyl by Raj Haldar and Chris Carpenter, illustrated by Maria Beddia, has been featured in the New York Times Book Review.
Read below for a short passage from the article, titled, "The Story Behind ‘P Is For Pterodactyl,’ The Self-Described ‘Worst Alphabet Book Ever.'"
This article is live online, and will run in the Sunday, January 27 edition of the New York Times Book Review.
Click "Read More" below to read more about the book, the authors, and the illustrator.
Last Nov. 6, a week before “P Is for Pterodactyl” came out, the kids’-book website Imagination Soup raved about it on Facebook, writing that it was “perfect for logophiles (someone who loves words)!” The post went viral and drew over 4,000 commenters, many of them word nerds who shared jokes about puns, silent letters and homophones: “Why can’t you hear a pterodactyl using the bathroom? Because the P is silent!” The story blew up Reddit, too, and “P Is for Pterodactyl” sold out of its 10,800-copy first printing the day it was published.
Trade Review Roundup: Week of January 21
We are happy to share trade reviews for books across all of our imprints this week. Click "Read More" below to read more about the books, authors, and reviews.
Illegal and Love is Love have been selected as Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People
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