Adult Presses Take On Children’s Books

This fall, four indie presses distributed by Consortium Books & Distribution are expanding beyond their well-established adult niches by publishing books for young readers. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-08-09 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Children’s Books in China 2019: China Children’s Press & Publication Group

Nurturing homegrown talent and publishing outstanding original works are the main goals at China Children’s Press & Publication Group (CCPPG) this year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-03-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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British Book Awards Expanded for 2019 in Children’s Books, Small Presses

The annual British Book Awards, with winners to be announced May 13, are widening their recognition of independent publishers and of nonfiction and illustrated work in children's books. The post British Book Awards Expanded for 2019 in Children’s Books, Small Presses appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-12-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children's Books in China 2018: China Children’s Press & Publication Group

This publishing house is embarking on a major, and unique, transformation of its publishing program and editorial mind-set. For president Li Xueqian of CCPPG, current changes in the industry demand an aggressive move. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-03-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children's Books in China 2017: China Children’s Press & Publication Group

The Chinese home of Cipollino, Pippi Longstocking, Le petit Nicolas, and Tintin, China Children’s Press & Publication Group is the largest publisher in terms of output in the nation. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-03-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Tokarczuk's first children's book to Seven Stories Press

Seven Stories Press UK will publish The Lost Soul, the first children's book by Polish author Olga Tokarczuk, translated into English by Antonia Lloyd-Jones and illustrated by Joanna Concejo.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-19 16:52:22 UTC ]
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100 Essential Books by Iranian Writers: Children’s and Young Adult Titles, by Niloufar Talebi

Essay To mark the upcoming 2020 Neustadt Lit Fest and the announcement of the 2021 NSK Neustadt Prize for Children’s Literature, here is an excerpt featuring the children’s and young adult books selection from 100 Essential Books by Iranian Writers,... Continue reading at World Literature Today

[ World Literature Today | 2020-09-30 13:21:42 UTC ]
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A grandfather ponders the best books to keep children — and their adults — entertained

The 1980s and ‘90s were a golden age for children’s literature. The best of the bunch feel as fresh as ever. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-08-26 13:17:28 UTC ]
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Joe Wicks moves to HarperCollins in adult and children's book deal

Fitness guru Joe Wicks is leaving Bluebird for HarperCollins, signing a multi-book deal for adult lifestyle and children's titles with the publisher. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-03 00:41:19 UTC ]
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The Emma Press buys Latvian children’s books

Independent publisher The Emma Press has bought the UK English language rights to several Latvian children's books.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-08-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children’s Books in China 2018: Foreign Language Teaching and Research Press

This company needs little introduction, having collaborated with more than 500 international publishers since its inception in 1979. It is also China’s largest foreign language publisher and its third largest in terms of sales. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-03-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Adventurer Alastair Humphreys pens children's book for Big Picture Press

Author adventurer Alastair Humphreys, who recently became the pioneer of "microadventures" - a movement encouraging people to seek out short local adventures - has signed a two-book deal with Big Picture Press, an imprint of Templar. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-03-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Fearne Cotton pens children's book for Andersen Press

Fearne Cotton will write her first children’s book for Andersen Press which encourages toddlers to copy the characters' yoga poses. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-03-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Winter Institute 2016: Children's Authors, Presses, Books Share the Stage

While the focus was primarily on the offerings for adult readers among the 625 booksellers attending this year's Winter Institute, children's publishers and authors also took their turns in the limelight at the annual gathering of publishers' reps, authors, and booksellers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-02-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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May Sales Drop for Adult, Children's Books

Trade sales in May saw some wild swings, according to AAP’s monthly StatShot program. In the adult books segment there was a decline of 5.0%, compared to the same month last year. Meanwhile, sales in children’s/young adult fell 9.3%. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-09-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Quiz and win with the New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults

Last month the finalists for the New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults were announced. Now we want to test little bookworms on what they know about New Zealand books for kids and their authors. Continue reading at Stuff

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Young cancer victim finalist in Book Awards for Children and Young Adults

The young writer of a real-life The Fault in Our Stars isn't alive to see her book make the finals of the country's top awards – but her parents could not be prouder. Continue reading at Stuff

[ Stuff | 2015-06-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children’s and Young Adult Drive Book Sales for 2014

The AAP reports book sales for 2014 rose 4.9% to $15.72 billion compared to 2013, driven by children’s and YA books, up 20.8% to $1.9 billion for the year. The post Children’s and Young Adult Drive Book Sales for 2014 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-03-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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AUDIO: Should adults read children's books?

Jennie Bristow, associate fellow at the University of Kent, says grown-ups read children's books because they feel 'disenchanted with adult culture'. Continue reading at BBC News

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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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