Children's Institute 4 in Photos

Independent children's booksellers flew south for the summer, to attend the ABA's fourth Children's Institute, held in Orlando, Fla. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-07-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children's Institute 4 Is the ABA's Largest Children's Educational Conference Yet

The show continues to thrive, with an added plus for this year's attendees: CI4 overlaps with the start of the ALA Annual Conference in Orlando. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-06-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Tips from Children's Institute 4

For its fourth year in a row, Children’s Institute gathered booksellers from across the country for two days of education. PW reports on some particularly useful tips that booksellers shared. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-06-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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CI 4: Telling Stories at Children's Institute

The 45-hour children's bookseller gathering in Orlando closed on a high note, in large part because of the energy and enthusiasm of booksellers and connections made thanks to the stories they brought with them and the authors presented throughout the institute. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-06-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children’s Institute 2018: Children’s Books Remain Strong

While the number of indie bookstores around the country continues to grow, so too does one of the strongest segments of the books category, children's. NPD Books offered the latest stats and trends to watch. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-06-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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10 Children’s Bookseller Challenges—And How Stores Solved Them: Children's Institute 2015

Every day, children’s booksellers have to overcome hurdles to sell more books and increase foot traffic. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Children's Institute 10: Charlie Jane Anders Says ‘Magical Portals Exist, and Adults Aren’t Real’

The science fiction author drew a standing ovation from the Ci10 audience as she discussed her childhood and start as a writer. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Children's Institute 2022: Buying’s New Normal

Children’s book buyers adjust to supply chain issues and changes in reading preferences. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-06-03 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Children's Institute 2022: Supply Chain Issues Hit Sidelines, Too

Sales of jigsaw puzzles and games remain strong sellers, along with art supplies more than two years into Covid. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Children's Institute 9: Indie Bookselling in a Post-Pandemic World

Booksellers focused on the nuts-and-bolts of indie bookselling in a post-pandemic world, with Wednesday roundtables on gift bundles and boxes and hosting virtual events especially well attended by Ci9 booksellers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Bonnier tunes in to Channel 4 for weatherman's children's book

Big Picture Press, an imprint of Bonnier Books UK, has acquired a non-fiction children’s book from Channel 4 News weather presenter and meteorologist Liam Dutton. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Children’s Institute 2020: Indies Introduce Debut Authors

Ten authors of books chosen by booksellers as their favorite summer/fall middle grade and YA debuts read from their works in a lunchtime panel. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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ABA Moves Children’s Institute to 2021

The American Booksellers Association announced that it will postpone Children’s Institute, its annual conference of children’s book publishers, authors, and retailers, until 2021. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Is this inclusive? Why only 4% of children's book heroes are BAME – video

More than 33% of students at UK schools are from black and minority ethnic backgrounds, but only 4% of the protagonists in children's books in the UK are BAME. The publishing industry has made big claims about its push for inclusivity both on and off the page, but some believe progress is... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-10-29 10:10:28 UTC ]
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Children’s Institute Rises to New Heights

At the American Booksellers Association’s seventh Children’s Institute, one thing was clear: the annual conference has become the most important event of its kind in America today. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-07-01 04:00:00 UTC ]
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CI7: Children’s Institute Heads to Pittsburgh

ABA’s premier children’s bookselling event is on track to be the largest yet as it heads to the City of Bridges for Quidditch and education. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-06-14 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Children’s Books in China 2019: China Welfare Institute Publishing House

Putting a new spin on ordinary stories—about annual festivals, childhood rituals, and traditional games and snacks, for instance—to appeal to a new generation of readers keeps the China Welfare Institute Publishing House (CWIPH) busy. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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The 2018 Shanghai Children's Book Fair in Photos

The sixth edition of the China Shanghai International Children's Book Fair, which concluded its run on November 11, hosted 367 exhibitors (of which 160 came from overseas), 33,796 visitors, and 237 events. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-11-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Alarming' study reveals only 4% of children's books feature a BAME character

Only 4% of all the children’s books published in the UK last year featured a black, Asian or minority ethnic (BAME) character, according to “alarming” new figures from a study into ethnic representation in children’s literature. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-07-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookselling Tips from Children's Institute 2018

The ABA's sixth Children’s Institute, which took place last week in New Orleans, featured a number of educational panels and roundtables on the day-to-day business of children’s bookselling. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-06-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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