Buster Books acquires Jess French's mindfulness-inspired picture book

Buster Books, the children's imprint of Michael O’Mara Books, will publish CBeebies presenter Dr Jess French's first book. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-21 16:01:48 UTC ]
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Bloomsbury acquires pandemic-inspired picture book

Bloomsbury Children’s Books has acquired a pandemic-inspired picture book from author Michelle Robinson, with illustrations by Emily Hamilton. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-17 13:35:10 UTC ]
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Templar Books acquires new picture books from Sebastien Braun

Bonnier Publishing imprint Templar Books has acquired world rights for two picture books from Sebastien Braun in a deal with Arabella Stein of the Bright Agency. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-10-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hachette Children's acquires four from Carmelite Picture Book Prize-winner

Hachette Children’s Group has acquired two non-fiction picture books and two picture books by debut author and illustrator Ellan Rankin, winner of the 2020 Carmelite Picture Book Prize.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-23 20:16:52 UTC ]
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Puffin acquires 'truly original' picture book about climate change

Puffin has acquired The Bear in the Stars by debut author and print-maker Alexis Snell.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-04 13:19:07 UTC ]
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HCG acquires fairy tale picture book from Sardà, Dahman and Digard

Hachette Children's Group has acquired the first collaboration on a picture book between France-based author team Myriam Dahman and Nicolas Digard and Kate Greenaway Medal longlisted illustrator Júlia Sardà: The Wolf’s Secret. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-15 02:56:28 UTC ]
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Frances Lincoln commissions Greta Thunberg-inspired picture book

Frances Lincoln Children's Books has commissioned a fictionalised picture book from Zoë Tucker and illustrator Zoë Persico, inspired by young climate activist Great Thunberg. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-04 12:43:38 UTC ]
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HCG happy to acquire emotional picture book

Hachette Children’s Group will next year publish The Colour of Happy, a picture book about emotions and empathy. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-06-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Picture books and porn: mini-boom in satirical titles inspired by Donald Trump

A wave of illustrated books, about what one of the authors described as ‘a golden, racist egg’ for lampooners, have been inspired by his campaignEarlier this summer, Californians Brad and Amy Herzog came up with an idea for what they’re calling “a picture book for adults about a man-child”: D Is... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2016-07-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Scribble acquires Jennifer Higgie picture book

Miriam Rosenbloom, commissioning editor of Scribe’s children’s imprint Scribble, has acquired the world rights for Jennifer Higgie’s debut children’s picture book, There’s Not One. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-02-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Flying Eye acquires Goodhart picture book text

Flying Eye has bought the world rights to My Very Own Space, a picture book text by Pippa Goodhart about a rabbit who wants his own space, and his brothers and sisters, who keep invading it. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-12-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Capstone acquires Oliver picture book

Capstone has acquired a picture book by Carmen Oliver, author and founder of book agency The Booking Biz. Bears Make the Best Reading Buddies was created to encourage literacy and is about a little girl called Adelaide and her reading buddy, Bear. In the story, Adelaide has to persuade her... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-05-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Little Tiger acquires debut picture books

Little Tiger Press has acquired two picture books from debut writers; Katie McGinty Wants a Pet and Pirates in Pyjamas by Caroline Crowe. Katie McGinty Wants a Pet is about a girl who wants an unusual pet and was written by Jenna Harrington, who works in the sales department at Little Tiger... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-02-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Little Tiger acquires Willis picture book

Little Tiger has acquired The First Slodge, the new picture book by author Jeanne Willis and illustrator Jenni Desmond.   “We constantly look to diversify the Little Tiger list, and create surprising and inspiring picture books,” said publisher Jude Evans. “Jeanne’s text for The First Slodge... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2014-10-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Fat Fox acquires debut picture book author Tan

Independent publisher Fat Fox Books has acquired the debut picture book from Wen Dee Tan, who... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2014-09-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Short Books acquires 'trailblazing' book on glucose and its effects

Short Books will publish a "trailblazing" book about glucose and its effects from biologist and entrepreneur Jessie Inchauspe, founder of the Glucose Goddess Instagram account. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-12-23 09:19:16 UTC ]
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Templar Books to publish cartoonist Tom Gauld's debut picture book

Bonnier Books UK's Templar imprint has acquired cartoonist Tom Gauld's first picture book, The Little Wooden Robot and the Log Princess.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-11 04:10:24 UTC ]
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Crazy about books? These 5 L.A. book events offer inspiring stories from Los Angeles and beyond

As we descend into the hazy thick of summer, this week’s book events remind us that one day in a life has the power to change everything. Indeed, it’s all that ever changes anything. In the memoir corner, we have a traumatic encounter at the train station, a knock on the door of a rundown... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-07-12 14:20:00 UTC ]
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Leaver and Smith’s Welbeck Acquires Carlton; Books International Acquires Marston

In two moves announced within days of each other, new consolidation can be seen in both nonfiction and in distribution and manufacturing services in publishing. By Porter Anderson, Editor-in-Chief | @Porter_Anderson Leaver: ‘An Excellent Springboard’ ormer Quarto CEO Marcus Leaver and Mark Smith... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-04-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Little Door Books founder wins Scottish picture book prize

Alan Windram, the founder of independent publishing company Little Door Books, has won this year’s £3,000 Bookbug Picture Book Prize for a title he created with illustrator Chloe Holwill-Hunter. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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