Bath Children’s Literature Festival gears up for biggest year to date

David Walliams, Philip Pullman and Children’s Laureate Lauren Child are just some of the authors and illustrators lined up to take part in this year’s Bath Children’s Literature Festival, which is gearing up to be the event’s best year yet, according to artistic director John McLay. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-07-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Row as Barnes Children's Literature Festival chooses Waterstones as official bookseller

An indie bookshop which was the official bookseller of the Barnes Children’s Literature Festival has been replaced by organisers in favour of Waterstones. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Imagine Children’s Festival gears up for 87,000 visitors

The Southbank Centre is expecting 87,000 visitors to this year's event, which will welcome authors and illustrators such as Cressida Cowell, Malorie Blackman, Chris Riddell, Jacqueline Wilson and David McKee. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Industry Notes: A Children’s Publisher Changes Names; Estonian Literature Stages a Festival

Imagine That: After building brand equity for 20 years as Top That, the UK children's publisher is changing names. And in the Baltics' bid for audiences in April, Estonia announces a festival to follow London Book Fair. The post Industry Notes: A Children’s Publisher Changes Names; Estonian... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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New children’s literature festival comes to Skipton

Trevor Wilson, director of Authors Abroad, is launching a children’s literature festival in Yorkshire to “address the north-south gap”. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Tom Hanks closes biggest ever London Literature Festival

Hollywood star turned author Tom Hanks appeared at a sold-out event with Penguin Live last night, marking the finale of Southbank Centre’s biggest ever London Literature Festival at the Royal Festival Hall.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Bath children’s festival line-up announced

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Books in the Media: Children's book reviews dip year on year

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Strong year for Children's publishing as W H Smith unveils Books of the Year

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Children's Books in China 2017: A Brief Look at Some of China’s Biggest Children’s Publishers

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'I've never felt less festive': the art of writing Christmas novels, 365 days a year

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Marcus Rashford's book club couldn't come at a better time – children's reading is at a 15-year low

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Myth and folklore the pick of festive trends in children's

A number of independent and smaller publishers have revealed the titles they are backing to be a hit over Christmas, with myths prominent. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Irish digital children's book festival launches

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The biggest-ever children’s book deal is for a fantasy series about bloodthirsty unicorns.

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