Children are Welcome at the Angoulême Comics Festival

When comics fans invaded the town of Angoulême, France, two weeks ago for the Angoulême International Comics Festival, children were well represented. That's not surprising: Children's comics are big business in France. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

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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

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-07-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Myth and folklore the pick of festive trends in children's

A number of independent and smaller publishers have revealed the titles they are backing to be a hit over Christmas, with myths prominent. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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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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Row as Barnes Children's Literature Festival chooses Waterstones as official bookseller

An indie bookshop which was the official bookseller of the Barnes Children’s Literature Festival has been replaced by organisers in favour of Waterstones. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Bloomsbury Children's sinks its Claus into Pounder's festive novel

Bloomsbury Children’s has snapped up Sibéal Pounder's “Wicked-style retelling of every Santa story you've ever read”, which centres around Ms Claus.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-16 02:59:48 UTC ]
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Photo Mania: Toronto Comic Arts Festival 2019

The Toronto Comic Arts Festival 2019, organized by an innovative partnership between the Toronto Public Library and Toronto’s The Beguiling comics store, was held May 11-12 at the Toronto Reference Library. PW was on hand to bring back images of the artists, publishers and fans at TCAF 2019. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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IPA Leaders Tour Sharjah Children’s Reading Festival Ahead of World Book Day

On the eve of Sharjah's year as UNESCO's World Book Capital, the International Publishers Association brass sees the 11-year-old children's reading fair. The post IPA Leaders Tour Sharjah Children’s Reading Festival Ahead of World Book Day appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-04-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sharjah Children’s Reading Festival: ‘Making Reading a Lifelong Habit’

Devised as a highly participatory hub of more than 2,500 events, the Sharjah Children's Reading Festival opens in the coming UNESCO World Book Capital. The post Sharjah Children’s Reading Festival: ‘Making Reading a Lifelong Habit’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-04-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Big Write children's workshop returns to Harrogate International Festivals

The North’s biggest children’s creative writing workshop The Big Write is returning in May, Harrogate International Festivals has announced. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Photo Gallery: Our Favorite Cosplay From NYC's Black Comic Book Festival

At the seventh annual iteration of the convention, fans paid homage to favorites from Sailor Moon to 'Coming to America'’s Prince Akeem. Continue reading at Wired

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Imagine Children’s Festival gears up for 87,000 visitors

The Southbank Centre is expecting 87,000 visitors to this year's event, which will welcome authors and illustrators such as Cressida Cowell, Malorie Blackman, Chris Riddell, Jacqueline Wilson and David McKee. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Industry Notes: Amazon ‘Prime Book Boxes’ for Children; National Book Festival September 1

Having tested the program on an invitational basis for three months, Amazon rolls out its children's book boxes offer to the US Prime membership. And the Library of Congress holds its annual National Book Festival this weekend. The post Industry Notes: Amazon ‘Prime Book Boxes’ for Children;... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Autoptic Festival Showcases Small Press Comics

Held annually in Minneapolis, the Autoptic Festival featured such artists as Craig Thompson and Gabrielle Bell and showcases small press comics, zines and other small press publication Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Bath Children’s Literature Festival gears up for biggest year to date

David Walliams, Philip Pullman and Children’s Laureate Lauren Child are just some of the authors and illustrators lined up to take part in this year’s Bath Children’s Literature Festival, which is gearing up to be the event’s best year yet, according to artistic director John McLay. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-07-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: Asian Festival of Children’s Content; Macmillan, Binc Open Diversity Scholarships

In recognition of the Singapore Book Council's 50th anniversary, the Asian Festival of Children's Content names Singapore its 'Country of Focus.' And in the States, Macmillan and Binc open a second year of diversity-driven bookseller scholarships. The post Industry Notes: Asian Festival of... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Photo Mania: Toronto Comic Arts Festival 2018

The Toronto Comic Arts Festival was held May 12-13 at the Toronto Reference Library. TCAF is an annual showcase of independent, self-published and international comics. PW was on hand to bring back images of the artists, publishers and fans at this year’s TCAF. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Istanbul Festival Names 2018 Fellows; Beijing Announces Children’s Book Fair

In the ITEF program's eighth year, 19 professional fellows will meet with players in the Turkish publishing industry. And BIBF is to open its own dedicated children's book fair in Beijing. The post Istanbul Festival Names 2018 Fellows; Beijing Announces Children’s Book Fair appeared first on... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-03-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: A Children’s Publisher Changes Names; Estonian Literature Stages a Festival

Imagine That: After building brand equity for 20 years as Top That, the UK children's publisher is changing names. And in the Baltics' bid for audiences in April, Estonia announces a festival to follow London Book Fair. The post Industry Notes: A Children’s Publisher Changes Names; Estonian... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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New children’s literature festival comes to Skipton

Trevor Wilson, director of Authors Abroad, is launching a children’s literature festival in Yorkshire to “address the north-south gap”. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-02-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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