Bologna 2016: Agents Talk Children's and YA Trends

We spoke with a number of Bologna-bound literary agents about the trends they’re seeing and the books they’re selling. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-03-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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We asked a number of agents and scouts attending this year’s Bologna fair to talk about the trends they’ve been noticing: in themes, in genres, and in international demand. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Agents' key Bologna Children's Book Fair 2016 titles

With the Bologna Children’s Book Fair established as the hub for rights activity in the kids’ market, Charlotte Eyre takes a look at what some UK literary agencies will be offering over the course of the fair. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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New Children's, YA Comics and Imprints Debut at Comic-Con 2016

From Comic-Con guests like Cece Bell and Noelle Stevenson to the debut of new series and new imprints, children's and YA graphic novels continue to have a strong presence at the mammoth pop culture festival. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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BEA 2016: 'Strange Disease Books' and Other YA Trends

For the Thursday morning panel called Current Trends in YA, author Daniel Kraus rattled off a few crops of recent strains he’s observed, including books about “body parts, agoraphobia, and strange disease books.” Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Bologna 2016: In Digital Hall, Kids' App Developers Talk Discoverability and Other Challenges

The new Digital Hall of this year's Bologna Children's Book Fair featured a score of digital service providers, companies offering software solutions, and independent producers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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AWP 2016: Writers Walking the Talk About Diversity in Children's Publishing

This year's AWP, held at the Los Angeles Convention Center from March 31–April 2, was a vibrant mélange of multicultural voices. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Children's: publishers predict 2016 trends

The children’s book industry will continue to see demand for beautiful print books and diverse stories in 2016, and the market for Young Adult titles by UK authors will go from strength to strength, according to publishers and editors. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Bologna 2016: Berner and Wenxuan Win 2016 Hans Christian Andersen Awards

German author-illustrator Rotraut Susanne Berner and Chinese author Cao Wenxuan are the winners of the 2016 Hans Christian Andersen Award for illustration and writing. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Bologna Children’s Book Fair Joins London Book Fair in Moving to June

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Non-ALA Book Awards for Children’s and YA Books

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

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Tess Sharpe's 'exhilarating' YA thriller picked up by Hachette Children's

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YA sees 43% boost post-lockdown as children's market swells

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Barbara Marcus reveals trends in 'robust' US children's market

The US children's market has seen huge growth this year with increasing focus on books by people of colour and by celebrities, Barbara Marcus, president and publisher of Random House Children's Books in the US, has said. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Jhalak Prize launches new award for children’s and YA

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Bologna Children’s Book Fair Is on the Ether With Moscow

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Hachette Children's Group secures two YA novels-in-verse from Dean Atta

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Report: 2019 Diversity in Children’s and YA Literature

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Bologna Children’s Book Fair Online This Week Names 2020 Best Publishers

The virtual 2020 Bologna Children's Book Fair is running through Thursday, and includes the 2020 Children's Publishers of the Year announcement. The post Bologna Children’s Book Fair Online This Week Names 2020 Best Publishers appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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