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Hachette’s Northern outposts take root under the leadership of Layfield

Emma Layfield, picture book development director, North, has laid the foundations for Hachette to open five offices in the North of England later this year, aiming to tap into local talent Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-26 11:21:11 UTC ]
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Cover Reveal: 'Milo Imagines the World'

We take a look at the latest picture book collaboration from award-winning duo Matt de la Peña and Christian Robinson, which features a personal story about the stigma of incarceration. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-25 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Nosy Crow will publish historical picture book for National Windrush Day

Nosy Crow has acquired Granny Came to England on the Empire Windrush by Patrice Lawrence.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-21 14:26:59 UTC ]
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Hachette Children's hosts 'open days' for picture book creators in North and Scotland

Hachette Children’s Group will host two virtual open days to discover picture book writers and illustrators from the North of England and Scotland. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-10 07:22:21 UTC ]
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Puffin acquires 'truly original' picture book about climate change

Puffin has acquired The Bear in the Stars by debut author and print-maker Alexis Snell.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-04 13:19:07 UTC ]
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Walker partners with Save the Children on free picturebook

Walker Books is releasing picture book Rain Before Rainbows by Smriti Halls and David Litchfield early and for free digitally in partnership with Save the Children’s #SaveWithStories campaign.   Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-31 21:43:34 UTC ]
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HCG signs picture book from Dr Ranj celebrating key workers

Dr Ranj Singh, of ITV’s "Dr Ranj: On Call" and CBeebies' "Get Well Soon" series, has signed a three-book deal with Hachette Children's Group—including a picture book celebrating key workers in the coronavirus crisis. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-31 20:36:34 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2020: Showcasing New Picture Books

PW spoke with the panelists from BookExpo Online's New Picture Book Showcase about their featured stories, delving into their inspiration and hopes for each title. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-27 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Faber scoops social distancing picture book

Faber Children’s is publishing While We Can’t Hug, a picture book that "shows us how to be affectionate while social distancing". Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-27 00:49:38 UTC ]
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Little Tiger to publish key worker tribute for Independent Bookshop Week

Little Tiger is to publish a picture book celebrating the work of key workers, to raise money for the NHS during Independent Bookshop week. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-26 01:38:15 UTC ]
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Buster Books acquires Jess French's mindfulness-inspired picture book

Buster Books, the children's imprint of Michael O’Mara Books, will publish CBeebies presenter Dr Jess French's first book. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-21 16:01:48 UTC ]
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Klaus Flugge Prize shortlist announced

The shortlist for the Klaus Flugge Prize for newcomers to children's picture book illustration has been announced, featuring a pair of Two Hoots titles. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-20 17:36:41 UTC ]
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Jennifer Lopez’s Daughter Debuts with Book on Prayer

Emme Muñiz, the daughter of Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony, shares her daily prayers in ‘Lord Help Me,’ a picture book from Crown Books for Young Readers/Random House Children’s Books releasing on Sept. 29. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-20 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Whoa, oh, oh, James Patterson is writing a book with Guns N’ Roses.

James Patterson certainly isn’t a stranger to surprising collaborations. His The President is Missing, a political thriller that credits Patterson and Bill Clinton as co-authors (Co-parents? Idea generators?), was one of 2018’s bestselling books and Showtime will be adapting it for TV. If you’ve... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-05-07 18:22:48 UTC ]
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Blackburn to lead HCG's picture books and trade non-fiction publishing

Emma Blackburn is leaving Bloomsbury Children's Books after eight years to join Hachette Children’s Group in the role of picture book and non-fiction publisher.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-24 10:24:27 UTC ]
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Literature on Lockdown 2: #CultureConnectsUs

As quarantine continues, we’re all noticing that we respond to lockdown differently. While many spend each day providing care, food and other necessities, those of us privileged enough to be 'stuck at home' are seeing our friends’ and family members’ behaviour change under the new... Continue reading at 'British Council global'

[ British Council global | 2020-04-17 15:42:05 UTC ]
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When Serious Writers Write Books For Kids

Once upon a time Ken Kesey wrote an endearing tale about a wily squirrel and a hungry bear. The unlikely picture book was one of two written by Kesey nearly three decades after his well-known 1962 novel set in a psychiatric hospital, One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest. Who knew? Kesey—as well as... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-04-17 08:48:38 UTC ]
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Book Deals: Week of April 20, 2020

Avon buys a new one by Erin Sterling after a six-house auction; Little, Brown preempts a debut middle grade novel; and the sequel to a picture book classic lands at Candlewick. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-17 04:00:00 UTC ]
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From Harry Potter at Home to the National Shelf Service: bookish fun for the lockdown

An updating list of online treats from bibliophiles including JK Rowling, Simon Armitage and Lynda La Plante to entertain locked-down children and adults • The best arts and entertainment during self-isolationGruffalo artist Axel Scheffler has put out a free new picture book explaining the... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-04-09 11:04:32 UTC ]
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Look for the Helpers: 11 Picture Book Biographies of Social Justice Leaders

Gather the kids and get to know some trailblazers in civil rights, education, disability, and more through these picture books about social justice leaders. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2020-04-09 10:41:32 UTC ]
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