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Updated with book deals, publications, awards, and other exciting things happening at Great Dog Literary
Author of THERE'S ALWAYS ROOM FOR MORE Christina Shawn's NO LOVE POTION, about a young witch whose spooky brew becomes a Valentine's stew when an ingredient unexpectedly hops into her heart, illustrated by Merry Miller-Gass
San Diego State University MFA candidate Demree McGhee's SYMPATHY FOR WILD GIRLS, a collection of stories centered on queerness, femininity, and desire, following Black women in their search for intimacy and community as they navigate a fantastically absurd world teeming with secrecy and unspoken rules.
Poet Laureate of St. Albert Lauren Seal's LIGHT ENOUGH TO FLOAT, a novel-in-verse that follows a teen over the course of one winter as she is admitted to an inpatient treatment facility for anorexia and learns to love herself and her body again
NUDI GILL author-illustrator Bonnie Kelso's WONDER OF THE WOODS, a lyrical exploration of the wonders that can be found in a common wooded area, including mammals, birds, fish, reptiles, amphibians, and invertebrates
Author-illustrator Angel Tate's I THINK I AM "MEEP MEEP", featuring a young girl who loves science and who has decided to prove that she is a robot—why else would she be so smart?
Author-illustrator of the forthcoming SEA SMILES Bonnie Kelso's SEA SUDS and SLEEPY SEA, two more books in the series pairing important childhood milestones—losing a tooth, learning to bathe, and sleeping alone—with facts about sea animals, to Sandra Sutter at Gnome Road in a two-book deal.
Orbis Pictus Award Winner for A PLACE TO LAND Barry Wittenstein's FOOD IS LOVE, a look at Chef Jose Andres, the global humanitarian and founder of World Central Kitchen, the nonprofit organization that provides meals around the globe in the wake of disasters, illustrated by Sara Palacios, to Nancy Paulsen Books
Author/illustrator Enid Baxter Ryce and filmmaker/illustrator Luis Camara's BORDERLANDS TAROT, an artistic bilingual tarot deck and guide, rooted in the unique and magical natural world of the U.S.-Mexico borderlands, to Maria Riilo at Running Press, at auction.
Justin Haynes's IBIS, the story of a Trinidadian fishing village, its people, and the young Venezuelan refugee they take in, told by a chorus of narrators and weaving through generations of history, superstition, and magic to tell the story of the girl's search for her mother
Author/photo-illustrator of SHADES OF PEOPLE Shelley Rotner's NATURE SPY GUIDE, pairing text with photos in a multi-sensory exploration of children's discoveries in the natural world.
Erica Simone Turnipseed's AMERICAN SIBYL, weaving together the present, past, and future of a Black family's 250-year legacy as two oracles share memories across six generations, employing elements of speculative fiction and Afro-futurism to connect the characters of the past to a gender-fluid, non-binary future.
True You: A Gender Journey by Gwen Agna and Shelley Rotner is picked as a New York Public Library Best Books for Kids 2022 pick.
Regina Linke's Oxherd Boy is heading to the Frankfurt Book fair!
Poet and Duke University faculty member Crystal Simone Smith's MOONLIT MAP: NAVIGATING THE ROAD TO FREEDOM, a collection of Japanese forms of poetry written in response to slave artifacts including ads for runaway slaves, documenting the horrors experienced by enslaved people while also exploring journeys to freedom
Big enough is the story about the day the Oxherd boy learns to trust his intuition and accomplish the fearful task of brining home the gigantic family ox for the first time.
Cover reveal for The Unexpected Adventures of C.A.T by Johanna Hurwitz, available for pre-order now.
Authors of the forthcoming TRUE YOU Shelley Rotner and Gwen Agna's untitled book, featuring the words and portraits of refugee children from around the world as they talk about their families and tell their stories, expressing love, joy, empathy, and resilience as they adjust to their new homes