Featured art: The Fish House Door by Astrid Sheckels

Peaks Island artist signs book contract with Islandport Press

08/16/2016

Beth Rand’s “ABC Gulls” will be released in March 2017

Bernard author debuts new picture book

08/03/2016

Southwest Harbor book launch for “Halfway Wild” scheduled for October 4

Islandport Press and Vena’s Fizz House Revive Historic Beverage Switchel With an Interactive Author Event for Young Readers

07/28/2016

PORTLAND, MAINE (July 20, 2016): Switch it up on Tuesday, August 9, and take the kids out for a drink. Tweens and teens (and their parents) are invited to Vena’s Fizz House in Portland’s Old Port to help revive the refreshing ginger and vinegar-based switchel, a drink featured in the middle-grade novel, Azalea, Unschooled (Islandport Press 2015), by Liza Kleinman.

Kleinman, a Portland-based author, will read the s

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New Hampshire celebrated in new children’s book

07/27/2016

“N is for New Hampshire” scheduled for October 2016 release

Bucksport writer signs book contract with Islandport Press

07/25/2016

Gillian French’s “The Door to January” scheduled for May 2017 release

Team up with Blue Butterfield in the Coloring Maine Contest

05/24/2016

New coloring book features woodblock prints of Maine.

Art Exhibit Celebrates New Library Opening in Cape Elizabeth

01/18/2016

“The Art of the Story: A Celebration of Maine Illustrators” will be on exhibit from February 4 through 29, 2016.

Maine artist Blue Butterfield breathes new life into holiday classic

10/19/2015

Portland, Maine (Oct. 19, 2015) — A farmhouse “banked with emerald jewels clustered on bayberry boughs, and a house stuffed with aunts, uncles, and cousins, and mince pies by the legion.” These are the very words that first captivated readers in 1941, when Pulitzer Prize winning poet Robert P. Tristram Coffin penned a description of the quintessential New England holiday in “Christmas in Maine”. A new edition of C

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Islandport to Reissue Barbara Cooney picture book

12/16/2014

Islandport Press is pleased to announce that it will reissue When the Sky is Like Lace, a classic picture book illustrated by legendary Maine artist Barbara Cooney and written by Elinor Lander Horwitz. The book, which was first published in 1975, will be released by Islandport in January 2015.

Islandport Press and Maine Audubon Announce New Partnership

12/09/2014

Four-book children’s series to feature Maine wildlife stories

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