ABA’s Children’s Institute Wins High Marks

New booksellers and a record number of authors in attendance fueled enthusiasm at the conference. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-07-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children's Institute 4 Is the ABA's Largest Children's Educational Conference Yet

The show continues to thrive, with an added plus for this year's attendees: CI4 overlaps with the start of the ALA Annual Conference in Orlando. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-06-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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ABA Moves Children’s Institute to 2021

The American Booksellers Association announced that it will postpone Children’s Institute, its annual conference of children’s book publishers, authors, and retailers, until 2021. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-02 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Fall Regional Shows Get High Attendance—and High Marks

This fall's independent bookstore regional trade shows started off last week with two big virtual fairs held by three organizations—and did so swimmingly. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-09-25 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Children’s Institute 2018: Children’s Books Remain Strong

While the number of indie bookstores around the country continues to grow, so too does one of the strongest segments of the books category, children's. NPD Books offered the latest stats and trends to watch. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-06-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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10 Children’s Bookseller Challenges—And How Stores Solved Them: Children's Institute 2015

Every day, children’s booksellers have to overcome hurdles to sell more books and increase foot traffic. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Children's Institute 10: Charlie Jane Anders Says ‘Magical Portals Exist, and Adults Aren’t Real’

The science fiction author drew a standing ovation from the Ci10 audience as she discussed her childhood and start as a writer. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-06-23 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Children's Institute 2022: Buying’s New Normal

Children’s book buyers adjust to supply chain issues and changes in reading preferences. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-06-03 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Children's Institute 2022: Supply Chain Issues Hit Sidelines, Too

Sales of jigsaw puzzles and games remain strong sellers, along with art supplies more than two years into Covid. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-06-03 04:00:00 UTC ]
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ABA to Debut Virtual Children's Conference

The American Booksellers Association is launching a Virtual Children’s Institute on July 13; the daylong digital event includes online education sessions, bookseller idea exchanges, and keynote speeches. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-05-19 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Hannah Gold’s The Last Bear wins Waterstones children’s book prize

‘Triumphant debut’ with environmental theme, illustrated by Levi Pinfold, is awarded £5,000 prize by the chain’s booksellersA timely adventure story that tackles environmental themes has been named winner of this year’s Waterstones children’s book prize.The Last Bear by Hannah Gold, illustrated... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2022-03-31 19:00:00 UTC ]
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ABA Cancels 2022 Winter Institute

Citing the alarming rise in recent infections from the Covid-19 coronavirus, the American Booksellers Association has cancelled the 2022 Winter Institute scheduled for February 13-16 in Cincinnati, Ohio. Refunds will be issued in January. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-12-28 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Children's book on Governor General's Literary Award short list a win for Indigenous publishing, author says

A children's book shortlisted for a 2021 Governor General's Literary Award was written by a University of Guelph associate professor who specializes in the history of Indigenous Peoples and illustrated by an Ojibway multidisciplinary artist. ... Continue reading at CBC

[ CBC | 2021-11-02 08:00:00 UTC ]
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Rosen wins CLiPPA children’s poetry prize

Michael Rosen’s "timely" poetry collection about migration, illustrated by Quentin Blake, is the winner of this year’s CLPE Children’s Poetry Award (CLiPPA).  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-10-11 14:31:18 UTC ]
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Children's Institute 9: Indie Bookselling in a Post-Pandemic World

Booksellers focused on the nuts-and-bolts of indie bookselling in a post-pandemic world, with Wednesday roundtables on gift bundles and boxes and hosting virtual events especially well attended by Ci9 booksellers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-09-03 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Zen and the Art of Children's Books: Spotlight on Mark Brown

The author’s Zen Pig series shows children the importance of gratitude, presence, and compassion with clear writing and touching artwork. (Sponsored) Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-08-02 04:00:00 UTC ]
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McNicoll wins Waterstones Children's Book Prize with debut A Kind of Spark

Elle McNicoll has been named overall winner of the Waterstones Children’s Book Prize 2021 for her debut novel A Kind of Spark (Knights Of).  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-06-30 15:03:18 UTC ]
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Luiselli wins Dublin Literary Award for Lost Children Archive

Mexican author Valeria Luiselli has won the €100,000 Dublin Literary Award for her novel Lost Children Archive (4th Estate), the world's most valuable prize for a single novel published in English. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-05-19 15:32:45 UTC ]
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Obama hails booksellers as he kicks off ABA Winter Institute

Barack Obama kicked off the American Booksellers Association (ABA) Winter Institute yesterday (18th February) by thanking bookstores for their work in passing on knowledge. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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HarperCollins Children's wins Gold's Last Bear at auction

HarperCollins Children's Books has triumphed in a multi-publisher auction for 'beautiful' middle grade novel The Last Bear by debut children’s author Hannah Gold. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-23 18:38:42 UTC ]
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