Benji Davies | 'Most of my stronger ideas start fairly small, but they stick in my mind'

Author-illustrator Benji Davies reveals how his latest picture book spawned from a single sketch. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-25 06:16:49 UTC ]
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Toronto author's bestselling novel The Maid started as an idea on a napkin

Canadian author Nita Prose's debut novel The Maid became a New York Times and Canadian bestseller just a few weeks after its release on January 4.  Continue reading at CBC

[ CBC | 2022-02-16 09:00:00 UTC ]
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Small minds: why a growth mindset is anathema to solving the climate crisis

The time for a business-as-usual approach to the climate has long since passed, argues author, academic and activist Timothy Morton, and urgent steps need to be take to maintain a planet we can not only survive on, but thrive on.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-10-14 20:35:24 UTC ]
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‘Places of Mind: A Life of Edward Said’ explores the full spectrum of sources that shaped the scholar’s ideas

Nearly 20 years after Said’s death, Timothy Brennan revisits the professor’s life. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Benji Davies to open new Hatchards at St Pancras

Hatchards’ new bookshop at London’s St Pancras Station will be officially opened tomorrow by children's author and illustrator Benji Davies. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-07 09:17:40 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2018: The Audio Boom is Real, Global, and Just Getting Started

At the Frankfurt Book Fair’s inaugural Audiobook Conference on Wednesday, experts told attendees that the audio book is indeed a global trend with more growth to come. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-10-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Benji Davies signs another with S&S

Simon & Schuster Children’s Books UK has acquired world rights to another book in the Storm Whale sequence by author and illustrator Benji Davies. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-03-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair Considers an Early Start for Agents

Frankfurt Book Fair officials this week confirmed that talks are underway to possibly open the Frankfurt Book Fair Literary Agents & Scouts Centre (LitAg) at a day earlier in 2016. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Modest Start, Big Goals for Korean EduContent Fair

The first Incheon EduContent Fair attracted 74 exhibitors and about 15,000 attendees, but organizers have plans to make this a major event for global companies working in the educational technology fields. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-11-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London Book Fair 2015: At Digital Minds, Publishers Urged to Experiment, and Learn

The seventh annual Publishing for Digital Minds Conference kicked off the London Book Fair, with the main exhibits officially opening on Tuesday. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-04-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London Book Fair 2014: At Digital Minds, Publishers Urged to Look Beyond the Book

"We cannot deny we are in an extraordinary transition," said author Anthony Horowitz, opening the sixth annual Publishing for Digital Minds Conference at the London Book Fair. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Google Launches AdSense Direct with Small Publishers in Mind

On Tuesday, Jan. 21 Google introduced AdSense Direct, an ad solution for publishers looking to initiate their own direct ad sales. Publishers will need to establish their own deals with advertisers, but once they do the transaction is as simple as sharing a link. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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Small Business Saturday Gives Indies a Strong Start

An informal survey of new and established bookstores finds that holiday sales should be up again this year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Shanghai Children’s Book Fair: Off to a Great Start

First impressions count, and on the first day of China Shanghai Children’s International Book Fair, the heavy foot traffic just one hour into its opening bodes well for the inaugural event. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2013-11-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Small Demons Makes Big Splash at Frankfurt Book Fair

In his closing remarks, Frankfurt Book Fair director Juergen Boos said that 2011 was a strong year for startups at the fair. Among those startups, perhaps none had a better reception than Small Demons, in Los Angeles. “We couldn’t have asked for a better first Frankfurt Book Fair,” Small Demons... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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London Book Fair 2011: Keeping An Open Mind

In 2001, 81% of publishers were already preparing for the coming ebook (BML research March 2001). Indeed they thought it would come quickly, with half predicting ebooks would deliver more than 10% of total book income by 2006. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2011-04-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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"Upbeat" start to Bologna Book Fair

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Tue, 29/03/2011 - 08:51 Busy schedules and a strong presence from US publishers in an "upbeat" mood were reported on the first day of the Bologna Book Fair. Hodder Children's Books publishing director Anne McNeil said the fair was busier than it had... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-03-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book Fair Bonanza: Five Tips To Make Your Book Fair Run Smoothly

School book fairs are a source of nostalgia for book lovers, but they're also a lot of work to run. Here are some tips that will help. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Bologna Children’s Book Fair Cancels Its Physical 2021 Fair

The Bologna International Children's Book Fair announces a digital-only edition for 2021, cancelling its physical fair over the COVID-19 pandemic. The post Bologna Children’s Book Fair Cancels Its Physical 2021 Fair appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-04-09 05:12:11 UTC ]
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Bologna Children’s Book Fair Joins London Book Fair in Moving to June

An even busier Bologna Children's Book Fair than in the past will feature a new parallel general-publishing conference, 'BolognaBookPlus.' The post Bologna Children’s Book Fair Joins London Book Fair in Moving to June appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-11-18 13:58:55 UTC ]
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