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Bloomsbury promotes Knight and recruits Wilks to sales teams

Bloomsbury Publishing has promoted Sarah Knight to UK adult sales director and recruited Sally Wilks from HarperCollins Children's Books to be its UK children’s sales director. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-28 15:45:01 UTC ]
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Collaboration 'critical' to addressing lack of diversity in UK children's publishing, says ACE

People from BME backgrounds working within the children’s literature sector have been frustrated by racism and microaggressions, unconscious bias, and inequality of access, according to a new report by Arts Council England. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-04 20:27:05 UTC ]
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Greystone Books to launch socially-conscious children’s list

Greystone Books will launch a UK children’s list which will focus on environmental and inclusive titles next year. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-11 17:56:48 UTC ]
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BookTrust reveals dearth of BAME creatives in UK children’s publishing

Less than 2% of authors and illustrators being published in the UK are British people of colour, new BookTrust research has revealed. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Campaigners hail 'seismic shift' in diversity of US children's books

Number of books featuring African Americans has more than doubled in the past decade, with Asian Americans triplingCampaigners have hailed a “seismic shift” in US children’s publishing after statistics showed that the number of kids’ books featuring African-American characters has more than... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2019-03-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Greek publisher Papadopoulos sets up UK children’s imprint

Papadopoulos Publishing, an Athens-based publisher that has been running for more than 70 years, is setting up an imprint in the UK to publish children’s books. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: A Children’s Publisher Changes Names; Estonian Literature Stages a Festival

Imagine That: After building brand equity for 20 years as Top That, the UK children's publisher is changing names. And in the Baltics' bid for audiences in April, Estonia announces a festival to follow London Book Fair. The post Industry Notes: A Children’s Publisher Changes Names; Estonian... Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-03-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Original' Levithan among UKLA winners

Books by David Levithan, Philip Reeve, Sarah McIntyre, Drew Daywalt and Oliver Jeffers were the winners of this year’s United Kingdom Literary Association (UKLA) Book Awards, announced today (10th July) at a ceremony in Nottingham. The awards are divided into three categories – 12-16+, 7-11 and... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-07-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Are the US and UK Children’s Publishers Getting Stale?

Global children's publishers are turning away from the US and UK and toward Asian, French, Italian, Portuguese or Eastern European publishers for fresh content. The post Are the US and UK Children’s Publishers Getting Stale? appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-03-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Record year for children’s

Led by hits from David Walliams, Jeff Kinney and Egmont’s Minecraft stable, the UK children’s market hit an all-time high in revenue and market share in 2014, and exceeded sales of Adult Fiction for the first time since accurate records began. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-01-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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UK author James Dawson chimes in on debate over 'white faces' in children's books

UK children’s laureate Malorie Blackman faced racist comments after Sky News misquoted her as saying there were 'too many white faces' in children's literature.  Now young adult author James Dawson has stepped into the fray, saying, "Malorie did not say there are too many white faces in... Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2014-09-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Misquote has UK children's laureate Malorie Blackman defending her cry for more diversity in children's books

A quote misattributed to Blackman complained that there are 'too many white faces' in children's literature, subjecting her to 'hatred, threats, and vitriol'. The author says her intent was to express support for 'more books featuring kids/YA with disabilities, LGBT, people of colour,... Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2014-08-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Should UK Children’s Books Be Non Gender-Specific?

The Guardian reports that “a UK campaign to stop children’s books being labeled as ‘for boys’ or ‘for girls’ is gaining support in the publishing community. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2014-03-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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China Licensing of UK Children’s Books Gains Momentum

Tight restrictions on foreign transactions did not deter UK kids publishers from striking numerous deals following the China Shanghai Children's Book Fair. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2014-03-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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