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5 Books to Spark Creativity!

A spark of creativity ignites a fire of imagination! Astra Books for Young Readers has the perfect collection of books centered on channeling your little ones creativity. Whether it’s helping... Read More

Best Books to Give in 2022

9 Fantastic Picture Books to Give in 2022

Welcome to the Astra Books for Young Readers 2022 picture book gift guide! Picture books make the best gifts for children—they can be enjoyed over and over again, create special... Read More

Astra House Holiday Gift Guide - Best Books

The Astra House Holiday Gift Guide for Contemporary Literature Lovers

Books make great gifts—and each of the titles we highlight here will provide readers with new stories and fresh perspectives to discuss at holiday gatherings. For readers who yearn for... Read More

DAW Holiday Titles - Anniversary Editions

Perfect Holiday Gifts for Sci-Fi & Fantasy Book Lovers

Books make great gifts These giftable anniversary editions are sure to impress and delight any science fiction and fantasy lover. The Name of the Wind: 10th Anniversary Deluxe Edition by... Read More

Celebrate Nonfiction November with these Books for Young Readers

Learn How the World Works Through Nonfiction Picture Books

Reading nonfiction can introduce young readers to true moments in history, foster critical thinking, and help their growing minds make... Read More

18 Picture Books that Honor American Military History

18 Picture Books that Honor American Military History

Military history and war times shape every aspect of society, from the physical borders between nations to the language, religion, and rights of citizens. Read More

Acquisition Announcement John Wiswell

For Immediate Release: Katie Hoffman at DAW Books Acquires World Rights to Two Fantasy Novels by John Wiswell

For Immediate Release New York, NY (October 12, 2022): Katie Hoffman, Senior Editor at DAW Books, has acquired World rights to two fantasy novels by Nebula Award-winning author John Wiswell,... Read More

DAW Fall 2022-Spring 2023

Check out DAW’s catalog and our upcoming... Read More

Halloween Books

Scary-Good Halloween Picture Books

Being scared can be so much fun when you're snuggled up safe and warm with a good book! Here are some of our picks for the best Halloween... Read More

Frogs! Strange and Wonderful

Animals are Strange and Wonderful

Little animal lovers will have a lot of questions about their favorite beasts. But, who can blame? Animals are Strange and Wonderful!  Read More