BEA 2014: Big Children's Books at BEA

For readers of all ages and interests, there were no shortages of titles to grab, snag, and talk about. YA continues to generate long lines and lots of attention. At Simon & Schuster, one of the big teen titles was Scott Westerfeld's Afterworlds—and not just because BEA factors into the story line (the protagonist makes an appearance at the 2014 BEA in the novel). Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-05-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children's Books at BEA 2014: Photos from the Show

Three days of books, authors, giveaways, and controlled chaos: join us on our annual photo tour of highlights from BookExpo America. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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BEA 2014: Stan Lee: From Comic Book Legend To Children’s Author

With X-Men: Days of Future Past and The Amazing Adventures of Spider-Man 2 taking top box-office this month, one might presume that the co-creator of all these classic superheros is sitting by a pool somewhere sipping mai tais. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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BEA 2014: Big Books of the Show: Coming Right Up

Thursday's relative quiet was followed by a much busier Friday, with aisles buzzing, lines snaking too far to find the end. Fairgoers stood patiently, waiting to meet the author and get that coveted signature on the title page of the giveaway galley. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-05-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA 2014: Big Helpings of Imagination at Children's Breakfast

The power of the imagination was the theme of the Children's Book and Author Breakfast Friday morning, beginning with the awarding of the WNBA Pannell Awards to this year's winners: Devaney Doak & Garrett Booksellers in Framingham, Maine, in the general bookstore category, and 4 Kids Books... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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BEA 2014: Christian Children’s Books Sell More Widely, Publishers Say

For publishers of religion books aimed at young readers, it's easier than ever to find readers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-05-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Big Children's Books of BEA

Christopher Paolini's Inheritance Cycle and James Dashner's the Maze Runner trilogy are both drawing to a conclusion, while noteworthy collaborations from Daniel Handler and Maira Kalman, and Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson, set sail. Also look for fresh ventures from William Joyce, Maggie... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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London Book Fair 2014: Big Books, No Huge Book

While no single title has emerged as the hot book of this year’s London Book Fair, a number of titles were generating buzz as the trade show kicked off on Tuesday. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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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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Big Books the U.S. Agencies Are Selling at the Fair: Frankfurt Book Fair 2014

Prepare for the 2014 Frankfurt Book Fair with our roundup of big projects that'll be making the rounds, among them books by Leslie Jamison, Richard Price, Amy Poehler, and more. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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BEA 2014: Big Names and Big Flavors for Fall Cookbooks

Perusing the cookbook offerings at BEA revealed upcoming titles from big names and newcomers alike, and news that "Lucky Peach" is looking at getting into cookbooks. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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China’s Children’s Book Market: Big Numbers and Local Talent

As China's children's book market matures, publishers are look at ways to develop more local talent while maintaining a balance with foreign titles. The post China’s Children’s Book Market: Big Numbers and Local Talent appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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BuzzFeed’s David Mack Tells Us How ‘The President and the Big Boy Truck’ Went From Post to Children’s Book

According to Slate, writing books for kids is harder than it looks, a lesson learned when the publication held a children's book writing contest among a number of its staffers, all attempting to write about a hedgehog. Perhaps it was a matter of not having the type of subject matter so perfectly... Continue reading at AdWeek

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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

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Book Fair Notes: Children’s Publishers at Bologna, Speakers at BEA, BookCon

Exhibitors headed for the Bologna Children's Book Fair are voting on notable publishers; BookExpo and BookCon announce new speakers. The post Book Fair Notes: Children’s Publishers at Bologna, Speakers at BEA, BookCon appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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BEA 2016: Big Books from Small Presses Create a Buzz

While the five books presented at the BEA Selects: Children's panel session were from small presses, they all made a big impression on the audience. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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BEA 2016: Children's Breakfast Speakers Agree: Books Change Lives

The BEA Children's Book & Authors Breakfast was a moving testament to the power of books, as four children's book authors spoke of the impact of reading books upon their own lives and the importance of books in all children's lives. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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BEA 2016: Richard Jackson and Jerry Pinkney: Joining Forces: A Pair of Venerable Children’s Book Figures

Two mainstays of children’s publishing have teamed up to create a picture book, "In Plain Sight" (Roaring Brook, Sept.). Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Hardinge’s ‘Lie Tree’ Wins Costa’s Second Big Nod to Children’s Books

For the second time in its history, the Costa Awards has chosen a children's book as its book of the year: The Lie Tree by Francis Hardinge. The post Hardinge’s ‘Lie Tree’ Wins Costa’s Second Big Nod to Children’s Books appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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BEA 2015: Wild at Heart: Animal Fantasy in Children's Books

Lev Grossman, 'Time' magazine's book critic, was an informed and enthusiastic moderator for the May 29th BEA panel on animal fantasy in children's books. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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