Category Archives: A Word From Magination Press

Fall 2018 Releases

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It’s finally Fall! And we’re excited to announce our releases through the end of the year. We’ve got a new series targeted at some of our youngest readers, as well as a follow-up to Grow Happy and an empowering standalone title about a girl and her wheelchair. We hope you enjoy these upcoming titles, and rest assured that there are many more wonderful things… Read more »

Meet Magination Press Author: Kalli Dakos!

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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 and small questions,… Read more »

Spotlight on Mindfulness

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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!

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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!

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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 »

Fall 2016 Preview!

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Boy, do we have some great new books to share with you. This fall alone, we have 11 books to be released! We certainly have been busy, and we are sure you will love them. We’re offering books on a number of topics, from stories about new students and learning about diversity, to exploring ways to live mindfully every day, to… Read more »

Magination Press Across the Globe!

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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!

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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 »