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 suitable for a... Continue reading at 'AdWeek'

[ AdWeek | 2017-03-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-03-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Denwood looks to the next generation in new post at S&S Children’s Books

Rachel Denwood, who spent a decade helping to build HarperCollins Children’s Books into a big-brand kids’ giant, is looking to build a broader base of hits in her new role at Simon & Schuster Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-27 05:21:13 UTC ]
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Former Trump Aide Sues President for Allegedly Using Campaign NDA to Exact Retribution for Tell-All Book

Former White House communications aide and new member of the Trump White House tell-all book club Cliff Sims is suing President Trump for his attempts to enforce a nondisclosure agreement signed by Sims—and many others—when he worked for the Trump presidential campaign. Sims, the New York Times... Continue reading at Slate

[ Slate | 2019-02-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-11-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Telling Trump’s Story to Children: For Book Publishers, It’s Tricky

“A True Book: President Donald Trump” describes Mr. Trump’s real estate career, as well as public perceptions of his opponent during the election, Hillary Clinton. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2017-04-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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

[ The Bookseller | 2017-03-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-01-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Annick Book Wins Big Canadian Children's Lit Award

Kathy Stinson and Dušan Petričić's book 'The Man with the Violin' has won the C$30,000 TD Canadian Children’s Literature Award. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-11-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Minecraft, YouTube, David Walliams and more: children's books in 2014

What we learned from The Bookseller Childrens Conference about how kids are reading and how publishers are respondingIn 2014, childrens books are facing more competition than ever from other forms of entertainment, particularly digital: games, apps, YouTube and social networking.Does this mean... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2014-09-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-05-30 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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Children’s Books in China 2019: The Chinese Children’s Book Market Is Still on a Roll

The oft-quoted numbers remain as compelling as ever: 370 million people under the age of 18, an additional 17.5 million babies born annually, and at least 600 active publishers in the children’s book industry. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-03-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children’s Books in China 2019: Beijing Dandelion Children’s Book House

With the 12th anniversary of Beijing Dandelion Children’s Book House just around the corner, founder and editor-in-chief Sally Yan has embarked on a personal project to reread and reexamine her company’s bestsellers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-03-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children’s Books in China 2019: Thinkingdom Children’s Books

For Thinkingdom Children’s Books, the main goal in creating its first series of original children’s picture books goes beyond “helping every kid to become a book lover,” which has been the company’s motto since 2003. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-03-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children’s Books in China 2018: Beijing Dandelion Children's Book House

The contradictions embodied in the folk symbol of the witch captured the attention of Sally Yan, founder and editor-in-chief of 11-year-old publishing company Beijing Dandelion. “The witch is a popular figure in Western classics: sometimes as the protagonist; other times, in the periphery. The... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-03-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children's Books in China 2018: The Continuing Story of the Children’s Book Market in China

Eleven years ago, in 2007, China Children’s Press & Publication Group (CCPPG) participated in the Bologna Book Fair for the first time. Their booth in Hall 29 was small, shabby, and minimally decorated and very few visitors dropped by. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-03-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children's Books in China 2018: Thinkingdom Children’s Books

“Helping every kid to become a book lover” is the motto at Thinkingdom Children’s Books, which was established in 2002 to translate classic and award-winning children’s books. Less than one year later, it published two well-known authors: Tetsuko Kuroyanagi (Totto-Chan: The Little Girl at the... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-03-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children's Books in China 2018: Top 10 Children's Books in China - A Quick Market Analysis

The two biggest online book retailers in China are Dangdang and JD, which combined take up nearly two-thirds of the market. However, despite serving the same readership, their top 10 bestseller lists tend to differ greatly. Interestingly enough, for 2017, their charts share not even one title. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-03-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children's Books in China 2017: An Overview of the Children’s Book Market in China

Though describing the massive Chinese children’s book market is as easy as A, B, C (amazing, booming, crowded), explaining the forces behind its growth may take more than 1, 2, 3—but that is still a very good way to start. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-03-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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