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Scholastic Has Good Start to Fiscal 2022—with a Caveat

Scholastic reported higher sales and a smaller loss in the first quarter of fiscal 2022 compared to the first quarter of fiscal 2021, and while it said business is improving, it did point to some “headwinds” which all publishers are facing: rising costs and disruptions in the supply chain. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-09-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Scholastic snaps up 12-year-old documentary star's debut

Scholastic has snapped up the debut middle-grade novel of 12-year-old Cara Mailey, in the same week as a BBC One documentary airs about her and her family. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-08-18 23:35:29 UTC ]
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Scholastic to release Friends series

Scholastic is to release a new set of illustrated books for children and adult fans, based on the TV series "Friends", in partnership with Warner Bros.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-08-12 06:56:45 UTC ]
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Scholastic Sees Growth Ahead in Fiscal 2022

A plunge in book fair revenue led to a 12.5% decline in sales at Scholastic in the fiscal year ended May 31, 2021, but the publisher forecast "significant growth" in 2022 revenue and an improved bottom line. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-07-23 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Scholastic Signs Multi-Book Deal with Colin Kaepernick

The former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick writes in his first book in the series about differences between himself and his adoptive family. The post Scholastic Signs Multi-Book Deal with Colin Kaepernick appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-07-15 19:14:31 UTC ]
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Scholastic lands guide by Britain's Got Talent dog trainer Butler

Scholastic UK will publish Happy Puppy, Happy Dog: How to Train your Best Friend, by dog trainer and winner of "Britain’s Got Talent", Ashleigh Butler.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-07-07 04:06:53 UTC ]
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Richard Robinson Dies at 84; Turned Scholastic Into an Empire

With help from Harry Potter, the Magic School Bus and the Baby-Sitters Club, he created the largest publisher and distributor of children’s books. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2021-06-08 11:45:51 UTC ]
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Scholastic Authors Pay Tribute to Dick Robinson

A number of Scholastic’s writers paid tribute to the Scholastic CEO, lauding his vision, his passion, and his unwavering support for children’s books and authors. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-06-08 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Scholastic’s Richard Robinson, Dead at 84, a Leader in Children’s Books

Calling reading a 'civil right,' Richard Robinson joined Scholastic in 1964 and led the company for almost 50 years. The post Scholastic’s Richard Robinson, Dead at 84, a Leader in Children’s Books appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-06-07 02:51:41 UTC ]
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Richard Robinson, longtime Scholastic CEO, dead at 84

The longtime head of the children’s publishing giant Scholastic Inc. who presided over such bestsellers as J Continue reading at 'ABC News'

[ ABC News | 2021-06-07 01:26:31 UTC ]
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Captain Underpants author withdraws book over 'passive racism'

Publisher Scholastic says it will no longer distribute The Adventures of Ook and Gluk: Kung-Fu Cavemen from the FutureCaptain Underpants author Dav Pilkey has apologised for “harmful racial stereotypes and passively racist imagery” in one of his graphic novels for children, which has been... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2021-03-29 12:33:28 UTC ]
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Scholastic's Hennessy joins Welbeck as production director

Welbeck has appointed Clare Hennessy from Scholastic as its new production director. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-03-15 01:24:07 UTC ]
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Let Me Ruin Your Childhood: The Inequality of School Book Fairs

It's easy to be nostalgic about Scholastic Book Fairs, but for poor kids and underfunded communities, school book fairs look very different. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2021-03-12 11:31:00 UTC ]
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Scholastic to bring Callender's Hurricane Child to UK

Scholastic UK has acquired UK and Commonwealth rights to Kacen Callender's Hurricane Child, with publication slated for June 2021.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-16 07:44:38 UTC ]
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Alison Green snares Donaldson and Scheffler's Baddies

Scholastic imprint Alison Green Books has snared The Baddies, a new book from Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler starring their “boldest, meanest and silliest villains” ever. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-28 22:31:02 UTC ]
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Stuart Lawrence | 'Without optimism and hope, I wouldn’t be able to do the things I do'

"I’m a very optimistic person. Without optimism and hope, I wouldn’t be able to do the things I do,” says Stuart Lawrence, the author of the uplifting and motivating Silence is Not an Option: You Can Impact the World for Change, which will be published by Scholastic in April. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-14 23:20:06 UTC ]
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Scholastic UK acquires book from Mangan siblings

Scholastic UK has acquired Escape the Rooms, the "dazzling" children’s book debut from actor Stephen Mangan, illustrated by his sister Anita Mangan. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-13 03:30:19 UTC ]
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Book Fair Sales Plunge at Scholastic

Revenue at Scholastic's book fairs dropped 79% and total revenue at Scholastic dropped 32% in the quarter ended November 31, 2020, compared to the second quarter of fiscal 2020, as the pandemic led to a significant decline in the number of fairs held. The publisher has tapped two new leaders for... Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-12-18 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Scholastic revenues plunge 32% but trade sales up in second quarter

Scholastic saw revenues plunge 32% year on year to $406.2m and operating income fall 54% in the second quarter, as its business continued to be hit by the pandemic, although trade sales rose. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-12-17 18:36:39 UTC ]
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Horrible Histories to relaunch in 2021

Scholastic is to relaunch children's series Horrible Histories in 2021, with new-look covers and a new "secret diary" series.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-12-02 01:42:05 UTC ]
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