A favorite of J.K. Rowling, Edith Nesbit was a pioneer of children’s books and so much more

“The Life and Loves of E. Nesbit” delivers the fascinating personal story of the beloved author. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2019-10-09 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Russia’s 10 Favorite Children’s Books of 2016

From Russia Behind the Headlines: Pushkin may be "everything," but in 2016, reported print runs indicate that Korney Chukovsky won Russian kids' top reads. The post Russia’s 10 Favorite Children’s Books of 2016 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-07-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'No publishing plans yet' for J K Rowling's new children's book

J K Rowling’s agent has told The Bookseller there are no immediate plans to publish her children’s book in progress. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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The Best Illustrations From All Your Favorite Children's Books

Characters from children's books often take on legendary status in the popular imagination. Peter Pan inspired his own pathological syndrome (and maybe R. Kelly's "I Believe I Can Fly"); Willy Wonka led to a real–world candy company; and hundreds of wannabe Hobbits live in commercially... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2013-10-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children’s Books in China 2019: Beijing Dandelion Children’s Book House

With the 12th anniversary of Beijing Dandelion Children’s Book House just around the corner, founder and editor-in-chief Sally Yan has embarked on a personal project to reread and reexamine her company’s bestsellers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-03-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children’s Books in China 2019: Thinkingdom Children’s Books

For Thinkingdom Children’s Books, the main goal in creating its first series of original children’s picture books goes beyond “helping every kid to become a book lover,” which has been the company’s motto since 2003. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-03-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children’s Books in China 2019: The Chinese Children’s Book Market Is Still on a Roll

The oft-quoted numbers remain as compelling as ever: 370 million people under the age of 18, an additional 17.5 million babies born annually, and at least 600 active publishers in the children’s book industry. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-03-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children's Books in China 2018: Thinkingdom Children’s Books

“Helping every kid to become a book lover” is the motto at Thinkingdom Children’s Books, which was established in 2002 to translate classic and award-winning children’s books. Less than one year later, it published two well-known authors: Tetsuko Kuroyanagi (Totto-Chan: The Little Girl at the... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Children's Books in China 2018: Top 10 Children's Books in China - A Quick Market Analysis

The two biggest online book retailers in China are Dangdang and JD, which combined take up nearly two-thirds of the market. However, despite serving the same readership, their top 10 bestseller lists tend to differ greatly. Interestingly enough, for 2017, their charts share not even one title. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Children’s Books in China 2018: Beijing Dandelion Children's Book House

The contradictions embodied in the folk symbol of the witch captured the attention of Sally Yan, founder and editor-in-chief of 11-year-old publishing company Beijing Dandelion. “The witch is a popular figure in Western classics: sometimes as the protagonist; other times, in the periphery. The... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Children's Books in China 2018: The Continuing Story of the Children’s Book Market in China

Eleven years ago, in 2007, China Children’s Press & Publication Group (CCPPG) participated in the Bologna Book Fair for the first time. Their booth in Hall 29 was small, shabby, and minimally decorated and very few visitors dropped by. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Children's Books in China 2017: Beijing Dandelion Children’s Book House

Beijing Dandelion Children’s Book House grew from three full-time staff (counting founder and editor-in-chief Sally Yan) in 2007 to eight within a year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Children's Books in China 2017: An Overview of the Children’s Book Market in China

Though describing the massive Chinese children’s book market is as easy as A, B, C (amazing, booming, crowded), explaining the forces behind its growth may take more than 1, 2, 3—but that is still a very good way to start. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Children's Book Authors Feted at Shanghai Children's Book Fair

On the last day of the inaugural China Shanghai International Children’s Book Fair (CCBF), held from November 7-9, the winners of the Golden Pinwheel Awards were announced. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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HarperCollins Children’s Books pre-empts Gibbons debut in major three-book deal

HarperCollins Children's Books has snapped up world rights in a "lightning-strike pre-empt" to A Clock of Stars by children's author Francesca Gibbons in a major three-book deal. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Averiss and Beardshaw win Book of the Year at Sainsbury’s Children’s Book Awards

Corrinne Averiss and Rosalind Beardshaw have triumphed at this year’s Sainsbury’s Children’s Book Awards to win the Book of the Year Award for My Pet Star (Hachette Children’s Books). Continue reading at The Bookseller

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BolognaFiere Leads a First Children’s Book Tour to Moscow Book Fair

On the way to producing a new joint international children's book fair in Russia for 2021, BolognaFiere and Moscow's fair are collaborating on a tour. The post BolognaFiere Leads a First Children’s Book Tour to Moscow Book Fair appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-08-27 05:30:16 UTC ]
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Books in the Media: Children's books account for 4.9% of review space

Children's books account for just 4.9% of review space, despite making up a third of the market, according to data from Books in the Media.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Penguin Random House Children’s Books to Publish Wattpad Books in UK

The latest stage in Wattpad's rapid expansion, its own new line of books is to be published in the UK market by Penguin Random House UK. The post Penguin Random House Children’s Books to Publish Wattpad Books in UK appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-08-08 09:05:12 UTC ]
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The dad-rock book tie-in we’ve all been waiting for: a Metallica children’s book.

God, Metallica is getting dangerously close to grandad-rock* (Lars Ulrich is 55), but it’s obviously a very rock and roll thing to keep fathering kids until you die (what’s up Rod Stewart). And look, everyone knows that parenthood does weird things to your brain, like making you think your... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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