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