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‘Do black people read?’ What my years in publishing have taught me about diversity in books | Natalie Jerome

Malorie Blackman laments the lack of BAME children’s characters. I know – it’s a real battle to get writers of colour publishedMy daughter, like me, is of mixed heritage. She has wildly curly hair, as have I. When she was born four years ago I was given five copies of the same kids’ picture book... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2019-08-17 07:00:41 UTC ]
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This Week's Bestsellers: August 5, 2019

The 2018 back-to-school picture book ‘We Don’t Eat Our Classmates’ is the #8 book in the country, thanks to some timely promotion. Plus Laura Lippman’s latest Baltimore crime novel, ‘Lady in the Lake,’ stirs up local interest, and ‘Ask Again, Yes’ is the summer reading pick of ‘The Tonight Show.’ Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-08-02 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Cumberbatch and Walliams to star in Tiger Who Came to Tea adaptation

Benedict Cumberbatch, David Walliams, Tamsin Greig, David Oyelowo and Paul Whitehouse will star in the upcoming TV adaptation of Judith Kerr’s classic picture book The Tiger Who Came to Tea (HarperCollins Children's Books). Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-28 22:45:17 UTC ]
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Egmont signs Matt Carr picture book

Egmont has snapped up a picture book about a "David Bowie-esque rhinocorn" by Matt Carr.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-24 15:26:49 UTC ]
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Picture Book Literary Agents Open to Submissions

Literary agents are gatekeepers of the publishing industry. Find picture book literary agents open to submissions in this post. List will be updated regularly. The post Picture Book Literary Agents Open to Submissions by Robert Lee Brewer appeared first on Writer's Digest. Continue reading at 'Writer's Digest'

[ Writer's Digest | 2019-07-19 15:00:04 UTC ]
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Lydia Monks | 'Everyone should have a farmyard picture book in their portfolio'

Ahead of the 10th birthday of What the Ladybird Heard, Lydia Monks reviews her career so far. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-26 21:08:25 UTC ]
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Puffin snaps up WriteNow mentee's picture book debut

Penguin Random House division Puffin has acquired a picture book about a day in the life of two gay dads and their adopted daughter, by WriteNow mentee Gareth Peter, illustrated by Garry Parsons. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-25 03:54:45 UTC ]
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Pan Macmillan signs two more from Marie Kondo

Tidying expert and author Marie Kondo has signed a deal to publish a graphic novel and picture book with Pan Macmillan. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-20 02:18:15 UTC ]
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S&S Children’s acquire three titles from Hendra and Linnet

Simon & Schuster Children’s has acquired three more books by picture book duo Sue Hendra and Paul Linnet. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-14 03:41:36 UTC ]
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R.L. Stine’s ‘Little Shop of Monsters’ and ‘Rotten School’ headed to the screen

More books by R.L. Stine, whose "Goosebumps" and "Fear Street" series inspired the nightmares of a whole generation, are headed to the screen. Stine's picture book "The Little Shop of Monsters" and his book series"Rotten School" are set to be adapted into animated on-screen content. It's not... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-05-08 17:25:00 UTC ]
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Disney designer’s Wolfboy goes global

Bloomsbury Children’s is to publish a picture book by Disney art director Andy Harkness on both sides of the Atlantic in winter 2021, after acquiring the manuscript ahead of this year’s Bologna Children’s Book Fair.     Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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At Bologna: Rights Sales Open on Oscar Winner Lupita Nyong’o’s ‘Sulwe’

Translation rights have gone on offer for the first time Monday (April 1) at Bologna Children's Book Fair for actress Lupita Nyong'o's picture book, Sulwe. The post At Bologna: Rights Sales Open on Oscar Winner Lupita Nyong’o’s ‘Sulwe’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-04-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Scholastic to publish Wonky Donkey sequel

Scholastic will this autumn publish a new picture book by the creators of The Wonky Donkey, which hit the bestseller lists after a video of a Scottish grandmother reading the book went viral. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Butterfly Brain takes flight with Piccadilly

Bonnier Books UK imprint Piccadilly Press has acquired a picture book by Laura Dockrill about "how magical our brains can be". Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book Deals: Week of April 1, 2019

St. Martin’s pays up for a book on the afterlife, Lupita Nyong’o writes a picture book for S&S, Graywolf celebrates 45 years with another from Claudia Rankine, and more in this week's notable book deals. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-03-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Faber Children’s publishes FAB prize contenders

Faber Children’s will this September publish a picture book by writer Hannah Lee and illustrator Allen Fatimarahan, both of whom came through the Faber and Andlyn BAME prize. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Rock the Boat to mark Black History Month with new poetry title

Rock the Boat, part of Oneworld, has acquired a picture book that explores race and identity by US poets Irene Latham and Charles Waters, illustrated by Sean Qualls and Selina Alko. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Religion Book Deals: February 27, 2019

Zondervan takes a unique story of friendship amid the tragedy of the Oklahoma City bombing; Worthy Kids nabs a picture book about Christmas excitement, and more. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-02-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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HCG buys picture book on the power of positive thinking

Hachette Children’s Group (HCG) has acquired Ready, Rabbit?, a picture book about overcoming social anxiety by Fiona Roberton. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Percy the Park Keeper returns for 30th anniversary

Percy the Park Keeper is set to return in brand-new picture book, 30 years after the publication of One Snowy Night.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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