Campaign to launch diversity charity for children's books kicks off

Non-profit organisation We Need Diverse Books has kicked off its campaign to launch a UK branch to improve diversity and representation in children’s books, as Knights Of co-founder Aimée Felone said the project needs industry-wide support. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-30 15:42:06 UTC ]
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Anglia Ruskin launches bursary to improve children's book illustration diversity

Anglia Ruskin University (ARU) has launched a new inclusivity bursary worth £11,200 to study for a masters degree in children's book illustration.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Campaigners hail 'seismic shift' in diversity of US children's books

Number of books featuring African Americans has more than doubled in the past decade, with Asian Americans triplingCampaigners have hailed a “seismic shift” in US children’s publishing after statistics showed that the number of kids’ books featuring African-American characters has more than... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Children’s Books Ireland launches reading campaign

Children’s Books Ireland (CBI) is hoping to get kids across the country reading in October through the "Read Everywhere in 2015", campaign. For the campaign, also known as "Níl Turas Níos Fearr Ná Turas le Leabhar!" in Irish, CBI will run a range of activities, including a "The Danger is... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Bodour Al Qasimi Launches Her Book at Sharjah Children’s Book Fair

The new release is 'World Book Capital' and proceeds from is sales go to damaged bookshops and libraries in Gaza. The post Bodour Al Qasimi Launches Her Book at Sharjah Children’s Book Fair appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Misquote has UK children's laureate Malorie Blackman defending her cry for more diversity in children's books

A quote misattributed to Blackman complained that there are 'too many white faces' in children's literature, subjecting her to 'hatred, threats, and vitriol'. The author says her intent was to express support for 'more books featuring kids/YA with disabilities, LGBT, people of colour,... Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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Ukrainian children’s book to be published in UK as charity fundraiser

Author Larysa Denysenko wrote introduction to Maya and Her Friends while sheltering from missiles in Kyiv“As I write to you, rockets are flying outside my windows, and at a distance of 20km from my house, Russian aggressors are destroying the suburbs of Kyiv,” author Larysa Denysenko says in an... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Ventorros launches Kickstarter to create books for terminally ill children

A children's publisher has launched a Kickstarter fundraising campaign to create personalised books for terminally ill children. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Saraband launches 'green book bundle' for environmental charities

Manchester-based indie publisher Saraband is launching a "green book bundle" option on its website, in support of two environmental charities.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Saqi Books launches marketing campaign to reach non-traditional readers

Publisher Saqi Books is working with the Reading Agency to provide samples of its new title, Rise, to less confident and reluctant readers. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Ally taps DC universe in new campaign supporting diverse comic book creators

This is part of a broader marketing effort by the online financial company that includes its first foray into TikTok.  Continue reading at Advertising Age

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S&S Children's launches Stickley and O'Neill picture book partnership

Simon & Schuster Children’s Books is launching a new picture book partnership between author Frances Stickley and debut illustrator Eamonn O’Neill, signing two books from the pair. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Basic Books UK launches with diverse list after remote inception during Covid-19

Having worked on the launch of John Murray Press list Basic Books, a sibling to the US imprint of the same name, while suffering from long Covid, Sarah Caro is primed to release its first titles Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Hachette launches Health Charity Book Club with Tesco

Hachette UK has partnered with Tesco to support the retailer’s first Health Charity Book Club, exclusively featuring titles from the publisher.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Columbia, Howard University to Launch Black Studies Book Series, Diversity Program

Columbia University Press, in collaboration with Howard University and Columbia University, is launching a new Black studies book series, with plans to also recruit and train students for the book industry. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Vintage launches Free Books Campaign partnership

Vintage has launched a new partnership with the Free Books Campaign, a charity set up by education activist Sofia Akel to get books by authors of colour to those who cannot access them. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Bookseller launches crowdfund for children's book donation

A bookseller in Wetherby, West Yorkshire, has launched a crowdfund to donate books to children who receive free school meals.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Are Book Biz Diversity Efforts Starting to Kick In?

Publishing employees who weighed in on a new 'PW' survey are hoping new initiatives will yield results. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Tory-shaming Manchester United star Marcus Rashford is launching a children’s book club.

As many on this side of the pond may not know, Manchester United and England footballer Marcus Rashford is currently all that stands between the United Kingdom and compete moral ruination. In a year where a particularly grotesque grotesquerie of Brexiteer Tories consolidated power,... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Irish digital children's book festival launches

A digital Irish children's book festival is launching later this month, in association with Dublin's Pavilion Theatre.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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