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Non-fiction and TikTok-boosted YA help children’s book market surge

​The children’s book market has increased by more than 11% this year, boosted by picture books, non-fiction and a remarkable 61% growth in YA sales.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-20 01:05:47 UTC ]
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Picture power

Far too many times, I’ve been in a bookshop or a school and heard adults persuade a child away from a picture book and encouraged them to read ‘something more appropriate’. There’s a huge notion in this country that picture books are for younger children and a step into ‘proper reading’. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-13 08:06:26 UTC ]
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Eloise Greenfield, author whose picture books uplifted Black children, dies at 92

Her dozens of works helped broaden children’s literature so that young African Americans could see themselves, their history and their hopes in the pages of their picture books. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2021-08-18 06:43:01 UTC ]
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Nibbie winner Buckley on boosting Simon & Schuster’s picture book roster

Jane Buckley, who won the inaugural Designer of the Year prize at the recent British Book Awards, discusses her recent promotion and the art of pairing writers and illustrators together. I speak to Jane Buckley just after what must have been a pretty good couple of days for her. On 13th May, at... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-05-28 15:18:52 UTC ]
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U.S. Book Show: 'PW' Editors' Picks, Picture Books

Kicking off the day of children’s editors' picks was a conversation between eight editors on forthcoming picture books moderated by 'PW' senior children’s reviews editor Amanda Bruns. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-05-27 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Book Buzz: Picture Books

In this panel—scheduled for May 27 from 11:45 a.m.–12:30 p.m. ET— Ryan T. Higgins, Pat Zietlow Miller, Nabela Noor, and Andrea Davis Pinkney and Brian Pinkney discuss their latest books. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-05-17 04:00:00 UTC ]
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The Awesome Power of Picture Books

Sari Feldman reflects on how these “wizards of the literary world” can be the key to a lifelong love of reading. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-04-08 04:00:00 UTC ]
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A picture book can paint a thousand words | Letters

Readers respond to a Guardian editorial on the power of picture books to fire adult imaginations as much as children’sWith reference to your editorial on the picture book (The Guardian view on the picture book: not just for children, 19 March), how have we managed, given the evolving economics... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2021-03-26 16:31:22 UTC ]
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Laugh, Learn, Captivate: Spotlight on Little Genius Books

Launching in April, Little Genius Books is an independent publisher of children’s books that will offer a diverse range of board books, picture books, activity books, nonfiction, novelty books, and more. (Sponsored) Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-03-26 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Hachette Children's acquires four from Carmelite Picture Book Prize-winner

Hachette Children’s Group has acquired two non-fiction picture books and two picture books by debut author and illustrator Ellan Rankin, winner of the 2020 Carmelite Picture Book Prize.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-23 20:16:52 UTC ]
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Sir Lenny Henry signs with Macmillan Children’s Books

Macmillan Children’s Books (MCB) has won a seven-publisher auction to publish middle-grade and picture books by Sir Lenny Henry.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-31 06:26:43 UTC ]
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S&S to publish Richard Jones picture books

Simon & Schuster Children's has acquired two picture books from author and illustrator Richard Jones.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-14 00:40:26 UTC ]
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'Strictly' star Oti Mabuse waltzes into two-book deal with Walker

Walker Books has signed a deal for two picture books from "Strictly Come Dancing" professional Oti Mabuse. The first title, Dance with Oti, will be published in summer 2021. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-06 03:03:05 UTC ]
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Layfield makes first acquisition in Manchester-based role

Emma Layfield, Hachette Children's Group picture book development director (North), has acquired three picture books from spoken-word poet Tony Walsh as her first acquisition in her new role in Hachette's Manchester office.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-05 02:22:05 UTC ]
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Emily Gravett | 'There’s a place in picture books for all kinds of things'

Author-illustrator Emily Gravett caps off a busy 12 months with her new picture book Too Much Stuff, a tale about how less can often be more Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-01 10:27:38 UTC ]
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S&S signs three-book deal with debut illustrator Adam Beer

Simon & Schuster Children’s UK has signed three picture books from illustrator Adam Beer in a "significant" deal, incuding two titles which will be published in partnership with author Anna Kemp. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-12 08:37:53 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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Nosy Crow gets David Melling hat-trick

Nosy Crow has acquired three new picture books by Hugless Douglas author David Melling. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-27 13:28:14 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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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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