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KWiL

Welcome to KWiL, an independent, full-service, traditional publishing company in Milwaukee that prioritizes quality, locality and social engagement with our books. We publish "read it again" worthy commercial children's literature and a genre we like to call "scientific fiction." We define scientific fiction as fictional books for kids that include well-researched and vetted scientific themes and information… Continue reading KWiL

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Author Illustrator Sheri Roloff Signs with KWiL

We are thrilled to announce that author illustrator Sheri Roloff has signed with KWiL for the publication of her debut picture book, Hide & Go Seek-A-Saurus. By day Sheri is a corporate creative here in Milwaukee. By night, and any spare minute in between, she's busy creating incredible stories and art for kids. Sheri is an… Continue reading Author Illustrator Sheri Roloff Signs with KWiL

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Exploring the Schlitz Audubon Nature Center with Steve and Daryl: Just a LITTLE Bit Weird

It was 80 degrees and humid—anything but “cooler by the lake,”—but we hadn’t been to the Schlitz Audubon Nature Center in an entire season. The ponds were calling. We hopped on our bikes, clicked closed our helmet straps and sped down the driveway. Joining us for the 1.5-mile ride were two dinosaurs: a bright green… Continue reading Exploring the Schlitz Audubon Nature Center with Steve and Daryl: Just a LITTLE Bit Weird

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Little Skink’s Tail; “Read It Again!” Worthy; From PBH to KWiL

Last week was our annual trip to Gull Lake. My husband’s family converged at a cabin, ready for a week of water sports, Turtle Races, ice cream, fireworks, and of course, when we weren’t too busy with (or too exhausted from) all of the above: books. On the first night we had fun with Wacky… Continue reading Little Skink’s Tail; “Read It Again!” Worthy; From PBH to KWiL