Category Archives: A Word From Magination Press

Meet Magination Press Author: Kalli Dakos!

Meet Kalli Dakos! Kalli Dakos has been delighting readers with poetry since the release of her best-selling book, If You’re Not Here, Please Raise Your Hand. She has written six IRA-CBC Children’s Choice Selections, such as Our Principal Promised to Kiss a Pig and A Funeral in the Bathroom. We recently had the chance to ask Kalli a few big… Read more »

Spotlight on Mindfulness

Here’s a roundup of Magination’s eight books that introduce young readers to mindfulness. Kids will learn how to combat stress, anxiety, and depression through reflection, breathing techniques, and other mind-healthy skills. Each book includes a Dear Reader or Note to Parents and Caregivers with more information about emotional awareness and mindfulness, plus practical advice and activities for introducing mindfulness into daily… Read more »

2016 Award Winners!

MagPress   December 31, 2016   No Comments on 2016 Award Winners!

We love when our authors and books are recognized for their contributions to children’s literature! We figured it would be a good time to share a list of award winners in 2016. Here they are!                    Bounce Back was named a winner in the Gelett Burgess Children’s Book Award for Motivation and Inspiration. The Tween Book won… Read more »

Back to School!

MagPress   August 30, 2016   No Comments on Back to School!
Shield Up!

  Wow, it’s hard to believe the summer’s almost over! Only one more week of pool time! With many kids going back to school this week and next, we thought we’d round up some books that might be helpful for the back-to-school transition…and beyond. So, pull out your binders, sharpen your pencils, and check out these back-to-school resources! School Made… Read more »

Magination Press Across the Globe!

Did you know that Magination Press is international?  We recently did some office re-organizing, and pulled down all the office copies of our translated books. Over 120 of our books have been translated, into more than 20 languages—from Spanish, French, and Italian, to Chinese (simple & complex), Japanese, and Korean, all the way to Danish, Finnish, and even Icelandic! That’s… Read more »

Canada Day!

MagPress   June 30, 2016   No Comments on Canada Day!

Magination Press publishes out of the American Psychological Association in Washington, DC. Our authors, however, are worldwide! We publish several books by Canadian authors and illustrators—so many, in fact, that we would like to send a special shout out in honor of them on Canada Day! So, here they are—thanks for your words, your creativity, your humor, and your lovable characters. We are lucky to… Read more »

Let’s Celebrate GLBT Book Month With ALA!

My library card is a little frayed and smudgy, but nonetheless, I’m a proud, card-carrying patron of my local public library. Hundreds of libraries, mine included, along with the American Library Association (ALA) will celebrate GLBT Book Month this June to honor authors and books with gay, lesbian, bisexual, or transgender content. Not only will we celebrate, but it’s a time to recognize how much libraries… Read more »