“N is for New Hampshire” scheduled for October 2016 release
Gillian French’s “The Door to January” scheduled for May 2017 release
New coloring book features woodblock prints of Maine.
“The Art of the Story: A Celebration of Maine Illustrators” will be on exhibit from February 4 through 29, 2016.
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...
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.
Four-book children’s series to feature Maine wildlife stories
Islandport Press is pleased to announce it will be publishing a new middle grade novel by award-winning writer Elizabeth Atkinson.
"The Sugar Mountain Snow Ball," scheduled for release in Fall 2015, tells the stories of two best friends: Ruby LaRue, an eleven-year-old girl with an enthusiastic zest for life, and her shy, brilliant friend, Eleanor Bandaranayake.
Ruby and Elea...
Author Lynn Plourde and artist Russ Cox plan events to promote new children’s book
Did you know that people buy and sell eagle feathers, claws, and parts? Cooper and Packrat didn’t, either. But they’re learning fast. When the boys find a box of valuable eagle parts, they soon realize that the owner will stop at nothing to get them back. Follow the adventure in Mystery of the Eagle’s Nest, a new middle-grade mystery from author Tamra Wight, coming August 18 from Islandport Press.