Alma Books to launch new children's and YA list

Alma Books is launching a children’s and YA list of classic and translated titles and is hiring illustrators such as Axel Scheffler and Chris Mould.  Alessandro Gallenzi, co-publisher at Alma, will launch 10 titles this September and 25 next year under the Alma imprint, and says the list is a “natural continuation of work we have done in the field of fiction and classics”.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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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

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Big Children's and YA Books From the Havana Book Fair

Among the popular children's and YA titles at the Havana Book Fair was a book about child slaves, an amusing collection about being different, and a cookbook for kids. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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CILIP launches the National Shelf Service to recommend books to children

CILIP, the UK's library and information association, has announced the launch of the National Shelf Service, a new daily Youtube broadcast featuring book recommendations from professional librarians. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Mary Poppins is launching a children’s book podcast.

There are no shortage of celebrities who’ve been using social media to read to children and fundraise for some of the kids most affected by the impact of COVID-19. Another luminous star (and her daughter) are next in line: Mary Poppins herself, Dame Julie Andrews, plans to launch a... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Egmont to launch three-book children’s series by Aisha Bushby

Egmont is to publish a three-book middle-grade children’s series by Aisha Bushby, author of A Pocket of Stars.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Beano launches monthly children’s book club

Beano has launched a new book subscription service for children offering newly published books across a wide range of authors and genres. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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The Most Anticipated Children's and YA Books of Fall 2019

See our editors' selection of eagerly awaited children's and YA books for the coming season. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Campaign to launch diversity charity for children's books kicks off

Non-profit organisation We Need Diverse Books has kicked off its campaign to launch a UK branch to improve diversity and representation in children’s books, as Knights Of co-founder Aimée Felone said the project needs industry-wide support. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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SoA launches £5,000 prize for illustrated children’s books

The Society of Authors has launched a £5,000 book prize for ‘quirky’ illustrated books for children aged 0-7. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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UN launches children’s book club

The United Nations is this week launching a children’s book club with organisations including the International Publishers Association and the International Board on Books for Young People. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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BA launches Independent Children’s Book of the Month Scheme

The Booksellers Association is launching an indie Children’s Book of the Month promotion following on from last year’s Children’s Book of the Season campaign. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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The Most Anticipated Children's and YA Books of Fall 2018

Presenting our editors’ selections of eagerly awaited children's and YA books for the coming season. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Amazon US launches subscription service for children's books

Amazon US has launched its first subscription service for physical books - a service called Prime Book Box specialised in children's books. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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The Most Anticipated Children’s and YA Books of Spring 2018

Our editors’ selections of eagerly awaited children's and YA books for the coming season. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Inclusive children's list Knights Of launches

Former Scholastic employees Aimée Felone and David Stevens are launching a new children’s publisher that will focus on commissioning writers and illustrators from a diverse range of backgrounds. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Did a YA book buy its way to the top of the New York Times bestseller list?

For a few hours, a debut author shone at the top of the N.Y. Times bestseller list Thursday. But after online commenters questioned how the book got there, the paper removed "Handbook for Mortals" by Lani Sarem. What happened? Author Phil Stamper thought it was strange when "Handbook for Mortals"... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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The young-adult novel Handbook for Mortals by Lani Sarem pulled off the impressive feat of debuting at No. 1 on the New York Times Young Adult Hardcover best-seller chart. It then pulled off the equally impressive feat of getting yanked almost immediately for what a Times rep told Vulture were... Continue reading at Fast Company

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Children's book marketing competition launches

Children’s book publicists are being called on to submit a low-budget marketing campaign they are proud of to a competition. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Children's Book Writers society launches BAME scholarship

The Society of Children’s Book Writers (SCBWI) and Illustrators will launch a BAME scholarship sponsored by the Bent Agency. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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