Stories from America's Past
- The Booklist Interview I. Cooper, Ilene // Booklist;3/15/2003, Vol. 99 Issue 14, p1325
Interviews publisher Simon Boughton of Roaring Book Press. Ratio of fiction to picture books; Competition between the imprints.
- Holtzbrinck Acquires Struggling Children' Publisher's Imprint. // Book Publishing Report;4/12/2004, Vol. 29 Issue 13, p6
Reports on the agreement of chilren publisher The Millbrook Press Inc. to sell its Roaring Brook Press imprint to Holtzbrinck Publishers in the U.S. Acquisition of approval of the proposed sale from a bankruptcy court; Loss of market share in the school and library markets; Plan of Holtzbrinck...
- Roaring Brook Press Kicks Off New Graphic Novel Imprint. // Book Publishing Report;2/7/2005, Vol. 30 Issue 5, p3
Reports on the launch of a graphic novel imprint from Roaring Book Press, which is aimed at children and young adults in the U.S. Intention of the company to break into graphic novels; List of upcoming titles; Aim of the company to publish more nonfiction books.
- Two of a Kind. Maughan, Shannon // Publishers Weekly;9/10/2012, Vol. 259 Issue 37, p20
The article looks at episodes in the publishing industry when two or more books with similar titles or premises appear coincidentally around the same time. It recounts such a situation involving two alphabet books for children, "Z Is for Moose" by Kelly Bingham, illustrated by Paul O. Zelinsky,...
- Holtzbrinck Wins Roaring Brook. // Publishers Weekly;5/3/2004, Vol. 251 Issue 18, p7
Reports on the acquisition of Roaring Book Press by Holtzbrinck Publishers. Number of books from Roaring that are ready to be released in fall 2004; Details of the deal.
- Mark Siegel. // Booklist;3/15/2006, Vol. 102 Issue 14, p66
This article presents an interview with Mark Siegel, editorial director of Roaring Brook's new graphic-novel imprint, First Second. Siegel notes that the term graphic novel refers more to a format than a genre, because any genre can be written in a graphic novel format. As a child, Siegel read...
- Ten Years of Innovation and Passion at First Second. Reid, Calvin // Publishers Weekly;6/13/2016, Vol. 263 Issue 24, p6
The article focuses on the graphic novel imprint First Second which was founded under publisher Roaring Brook in 2006. It states First Second will publish 24 titles to mark its 10th anniversary and plans to publish up to 40 titles in 2017. It mentions that First Second has published webcomics...
- Witch Scares Off S&S. Maughan, Shannon // Publishers Weekly;11/20/2006, Vol. 253 Issue 46, p23
The article reports on the conflict resulted from an image in the book, Pumpkins, by Ken Robbins. According to the author, as the book was about to go to into production in 2004, Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers requested that he remove an image in the book that depicted a child dressed...
- Millbrook Puts Library Imprints on Block. Milliot, Jim // Publishers Weekly;12/15/2003, Vol. 250 Issue 50, p8
Reports on the plan of Millbrook Press to sell its two library imprints, Millbrook Press and Twenty-First Century Books, in order to focus on its trade imprint Roaring Brook Press. Reason for the decision to sell the two imprints; Action taken in preparation for the sale; Number of backlist...