Blog

The latest insights from Walden Media

A Starred Review in Publishers Weekly for THE DUNGEONEERS by John David Anderson!

April 26, 2015

A Starred Review in Publishers Weekly for THE DUNGEONEERS by John David Anderson! post thumbnail

We are so excited to have a STARRED REVIEW in Publishers Weekly for THE DUNGEONEERS by John David Anderson   Read the review below or CLICK HERE to see it on the Publishers Weekly site, and don't forget that The Dungeoneers comes out JUNE 23, 2015!  "In a delightful deconstruction of role-playing clichés, Anderson (Minion) gives...

Read More

Walden Signs onto Steven Spielberg’s Production of “THE BFG” – the Roald Dahl classic

March 11, 2015

Walden Signs onto Steven Spielberg’s Production of “THE BFG” – the Roald Dahl classic post thumbnail

Steven Spielberg’s ‘The BFG’ Takes Giant Step Forward As Walden Comes Aboard Deadline article by Patrick Hipes Walden Media has come aboard to co-finance and co-produce DreamWorks Studios’The BFG, the Steven Spielberg-directed adaptation of Roald Dahl’s 1982 kids novel about a little girl, the Queen of England and a benevolent giant known as the BFG. The three...

Read More

“Page-to-Screen” Panel Hosted by Our Senior Vice President, Deborah Kovacs

March 05, 2015

“Page-to-Screen” Panel Hosted by Our Senior Vice President, Deborah Kovacs post thumbnail

Earlier this week, our Senior Vice President, Deborah Kovacs, hosted a panel discussion based on book-to-film adaptations. The panel included Carol Greenwald, senior executive producer of children’s programs at WGBH Boston (PBS), and author Ammi-Joan Paquette, senior agent with Erin Murphy Literary Agency.  Read below for some excerpts from The Horn Book's coverage...

Read More

Today’s Blog Tour Stop: Kid Lit Frenzy — Interview with COUNTDOWN ZERO author Chris Rylander!

March 03, 2015

Today’s Blog Tour Stop:  Kid Lit Frenzy — Interview with COUNTDOWN ZERO author Chris Rylander! post thumbnail

CLICK HERE TO GO TO THE BLOG STOP ON KID LIT FRENZY! And check out the rest of the blog tour dates HERE.

Read More

Harvard Ed. Magazine Article: “Movies, Books, and THE GIVER”

March 02, 2015

Harvard Ed. Magazine Article:  “Movies, Books, and THE GIVER” post thumbnail

Movies, Books, and "The Giver" BY KATIE BACON, ON JANUARY 8, 2015 11:55 AM . Professor Robert Selman and doctoral student Tracy Elizabeth, Ed.M.’10, say that a movie can actually do something amazing for the book from which it is adapted: It can spark a new interest in reading... You’re a teacher. The movie version...

Read More

© 2012 Walden Media, LLC and its related entities. All rights reserved.