A year in review: The kids are all right

Another record year for the children’s sector in revenue terms, led by Middle Grade fiction from burgeoning brand David Walliams and dependable diarist Jeff Kinney, underpinned the print market’s continued growth in 2016 . Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-01-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Books in the Media: Children's book reviews dip year on year

In August 2019, The Bookseller reported that children's books accounted for just 4.9% of review space, despite making up a third of the market. Latest figures from Books in the Media shows that this figure has dropped to 4.3%, when looking at reviews from the past 12 months.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Kids Comic Con: Celebrating 10 Years of Kids and Comics in the Bronx

For ten years, families and kids have flocked to the Bronx for Kids Comic Con to meet creators, take part in workshops, and learn how comics are created. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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New York Times's Book Review Podcast Celebrates 15 Years

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London Review of Books editor Mary-Kay Wilmers steps down after 30 years

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25 Great Book Reviews From the Past 125 Years

To celebrate the Book Review’s 125th anniversary, we’re dipping into the archives to revisit our most thrilling, memorable and thought-provoking coverage. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Film review: in My Salinger Year, hope and optimism win out

Based on Joanna Rakoff's memoir of working for JD Salinger's agent, the film lacks some of the wit but none of the heart of Joanna's story. Continue reading at The Conversation

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With help from kids, a 90-year-old Sri Lankan author set a new world record for alternate endings.

If you thought the Choose Your Own Adventure books were magical, one Sri Lankan children’s book author might be up your alley. Sybil Wettasinghe, the 90-year-old author of The Umbrella Thief, a classic children’s book in Sri Lanka, set a new Guinness World Record yesterday with the publication... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Review of the Year 2019: The Bestsellers

With print books selling 191.6 million units for £1.66bn, 2019 became the print market’s fifth consecutive year of growth and its best since 2010 in value terms, according to Nielsen BookScan’s Total Consumer Market.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Harvard Business Review Wins Magazine of the Year at the Eddie & Ozzie Awards Gala

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Review: Two pros aim to make reading fun for kids in 'How to Raise a Reader'

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BookCon 2019: Mixed Reviews for This Year's Literary Fan Fest

This year's BookCon literary fan fest drew mixed reviews from attendees, some of whom felt that publishers focused more on merchandising rather than on providing booklovers with an experience or giving them free swag. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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At Harvard Business Review, Paid Circulation Surges For a Second Straight Year

After Harvard Business Review kicked off 2017 by reducing its print frequency to bimonthly—eliminating 40 percent of the issues offered in a $99 annual subscription—it was a combination of smart positioning, creative new digital benefits, and a heavier investment in the six print issues that... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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Face Up Mid-Year Review: Our Favorite Magazine Covers of 2018 (So Far)

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BookExpo 2018: This Year's Show In Review

After a confusing opening day at the trade show, publishers and booksellers settled into discussing industry issues and getting ready for the fall season. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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CLPE and BookTrust to review BAME representation in kids' books

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One year in, Facebook Journalism Project gets mixed reviews from publishers

Publishers give Facebook credit for listening to them, but those that are looking for tangible, meaningful benefits say the initiative hasn’t delivered. The post One year in, Facebook Journalism Project gets mixed reviews from publishers appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

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Magazine Media’s Year in Review: A Series of Interesting Choices

From Playboy to Vanity Fair, several key decisions made this year will have profound repercussions in the years ahead—for better or worse. The post Magazine Media’s Year in Review: A Series of Interesting Choices appeared first on Folio:. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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Kinney celebrates 10 years of Wimpy Kid

Penguin Random House Children's held a breakfast at the Ritz to celebrate 10 years of publishing Jeff Kinney's Wimpy Kid novels, and to thank the retailers and journalists who have supported the series. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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A year in review: Potter power defied by Paula

J K Rowling’s original Harry Potter septet, vocalised by Stephen Fry, dominated the audio download chart in 2016, but their magic fell short of displacing Paula Hawkins’ pre-eminent psychological thriller. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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