News for Authors

Moment of Truth: Trends in Nonfiction for Young Readers

by Sophie McNeill |October, 2015

The last couple of years have seen increasing growth and interest in nonfiction for young readers, driven by the Common Core State Standards and publishing innovation. We talked to booksellers, librarians, and experts to get their perspective on trends in this increasingly vibrant section of the book market. Read more

You Click, Brightly Donates

by Sophie Mcneill|September, 2015

Helping parents raise lifelong readers and book lovers is what Brightly is all about. That’s why Brightly is partnering with Save the Children to donate books to families in need. Read more

Brightly: Helping Parents Raise Lifelong Readers

by Milena Schmidt|April, 2015

Parents who love to read want to share that passion with their children and bond over books. But busy lifestyles often get in the way of developing this connection. Enter Brightly, a new online resource that makes it a little easier, and a lot more fun, for moms and dads to raise children who love to read. Through thoughtful recommendations, expert tips, and fun ideas, Brightly inspires moms and dads to create reading lives for their families.

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The Changing World of Children’s Picture Books

by Rachael Cole and Sophie McNeill|October, 2013

How have globalization, technology, and eBooks impacted the world of children’s illustrated books? We sat down with Rachael Cole, art director for Schwartz & Wade, to find out more.

Rachael Cole is the art director for Schwartz & Wade. Sophie McNeill is part of the Digital Marketing and Channel Development team.