PRH Children's to explore 'bold women' from black history

Penguin Random House Children’s has acquired Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History by debut author and illustrator Vashti Harrison as part of a two book deal. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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Arrow bags novel from PRH Children's editor Sara Jafari

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Allen Lane acquires new exploration of social history by Isabel Wilkerson

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