B&N Launches New Kids' Program

Barnes & Noble has launched a nationwide program, "Kids' Book Hangout," intended to give young readers ages 6-12 a space to talk about books in its stores while playing games and activities. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-07-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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YouTube Kids Launches #ReadAlong Campaign to Encourage Kids to Read

YouTube Kids partnered with global book publishers HarperCollins, Penguin Random House, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt and National Geographic Kids to launch a global initiative called #ReadAlong month. Taking place throughout the month of June, the program is designed to help young viewers learn to... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2017-06-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Macmillan Learning Launches Employee-Created Program to Recruit Diverse Talent

A new paid externship program aims to entice students from underrepresented groups to consider a career in educational publishing. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-08-26 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Columbia, Howard University to Launch Black Studies Book Series, Diversity Program

Columbia University Press, in collaboration with Howard University and Columbia University, is launching a new Black studies book series, with plans to also recruit and train students for the book industry. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-03-03 05:00:00 UTC ]
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BiblioBoard, PW’s BookLife Launch New Library E-book Program for Self-Published Authors

BookLife Elite will offer public libraries access to a curated collection of unlimited, simultaneous-use indie e-books, meaning library readers can access the books instantly—no holds lists. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-01-13 05:00:00 UTC ]
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PRH Announces Early Launch for 2-Day Shipping Program

Penguin Random House is hoping to alleviate a significant source of stress for independent booksellers by launching its annual 2-Day Transit Program on July 1, two months ahead of schedule. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-25 04:00:00 UTC ]
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New Books From Italy: Launching an International Rights Sales Program

the Italian book business opens 'New Books from Italy' to promote contemporary titles, industry directories, and translation funding opportunities. The post New Books From Italy: Launching an International Rights Sales Program appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-06-11 13:55:15 UTC ]
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Coronavirus Worklife: Canada’s Kids Can Press Launches ‘CitizenKid: Earth Comes First’

Even while working from home, the Kids Can Press children's book team in Toronto will see a premiere today of a new film based on its CitizenKid series. The post Coronavirus Worklife: Canada’s Kids Can Press Launches ‘CitizenKid: Earth Comes First’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-06-05 16:36:37 UTC ]
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Macmillan Launches Indie Bookstore Assistance Program

Macmillan Publishers will issue promotional terms intended to help independent bookstores recover from what it calls "the significant and calamitous impacts of Covid-19 on the channel." Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-20 04:00:00 UTC ]
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HBG Launches Indie Bookstore Assistance Program

Hachette Book Group is launching a new program to assist in the reopening of independent bookstores. The program is intended to help stores recover from the impact of Covid-19 on their businesses, as well as to aid them in reopening. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-18 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Kindle Kids Edition -- Amazon launches ebook reader for younger bookworms

Amazon has launched a child-friendly version of its Kindle ereader -- the Kindle Kids Edition. At $110, this special edition device is slightly more expensive than the cheapest Kindle, but it has one massive advantage that will appeal to parents, kids and others: it is free from ads. But there... Continue reading at Betanews

[ Betanews | 2019-10-07 15:55:49 UTC ]
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Growing kids’ market appeals to UK firms in Beijing as fair launches dedicated strand

Publishers and agents say they are expecting a positive Beijing International Book Fair, reflecting the growing Chinese market. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-20 19:02:53 UTC ]
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Conde Nast launches new ad program for performance marketers

The new ad units, which are both video and interactive, require a minimum spend of $20,000. The post Conde Nast launches new ad program for performance marketers appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2019-05-23 04:01:28 UTC ]
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Independent Publishers Launch Indie Playlist Program

A consortium of independent publishers led by Seven Stories Press has launched Indie Playlist, a program that provides discounts and cash rewards for independent booksellers who order from a rotating list of titles. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-04-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Green dream for Leventhal as new Jewish-interest kids’ imprint launches

British indie publisher Greenhill Books is to make its first foray into children’s with Green Bean Books, a new imprint of Jewish-interest titles. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Will Smith launches ‘Fresh Princess’ kids' books, flipping the script on his ’90s show

Will Smith is bringing his most iconic character back, but with a significant makeover. Smith announced that he's launching a children's book series featuring a character called the "Fresh Princess," a re-imagining of his character from the television series "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air,"... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-02-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Publishing Launches Amazon Crossing Kids

The new imprint will publish English-language translations of picture books from around the world. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-01-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Graphic Novel and Picture Book Series from Kids Can Press to Launch on TV

Canadian children’s book publisher Kids Can Press will see two of its book properties transformed into television shows next fall: Ashley Spires’ graphic novels about Binky the Space Cat and a picture-book series by Geneviève Côté. By Porter Anderson, Editor-in-Chief | @porter_anderson... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-09-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Cheltenham Literary Festival 2018 Announces Its Educational Program for Kids

The Cheltenham Literary Festival—the UK's oldest literary festival—announces its 2018 educational programming  aimed at children and school groups. The main festival runs October 5 to 14. The post Cheltenham Literary Festival 2018 Announces Its Educational Program for Kids appeared first on... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-06-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Launches Kids' Subscription Service

Amazon has introduced Prime Book Box, a subscription service that will deliver children’s books every one, two, or three months to customers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-05-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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