Coloring Books, Children's Boost Quarto 2015 Results

Revenue at Quarto Group rose 6% in 2015, to $182.2 million. Revenue in Quarto's children's division jumped 41%, with sales of adult coloring books particularly strong. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-03-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Rob Biddulph wins Waterstones ​children’s book prize 2015 with debut book Blown Away

The tale of a misplaced penguin scoops the overall prize for new and emerging authors, with Sally Green taking the teen category and Robin Stevens winning the younger fiction awardSee Rob Biddulph’s step-by-step guide to How to draw… a windy dayAn adventure story about Penguin Blue and his... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2015-03-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Today in late capitalism: Here is a coloring book that teaches children about credit.

Can you think of a single feel-good news story from the past five years that isn’t, at its core, an indictment of the society in which we live? Here at Lit Hub, one of our most-read stories last year was “Big-hearted strangers turn Little Free Libraries into Little Free Pantries.” While I don’t... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Coloring and Crosswords Books for Adults Get Boost

Since the Covid-19 pandemic began, adults have been on the hunt for activities both to while away the hours and to reduce anxiety and stress. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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11 Inclusive Children’s Books Written By Women of Color

These inclusive children's books by women of color highlight awesome yet underrepresented communities like Sikh, indigenous, and Dominican. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Welbeck appoints Allan and Quarto's Knowles to lead children's books

Alexandra Allan will lead Welbeck Publishing Group's children’s books business with Quarto’s Laura Knowles joining as associate publisher. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-14 05:12:59 UTC ]
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Quarto’s ‘Scratch & Create’ Chases the Adult Coloring Book Market

Instead of coloring-in, adults—Quarto's team hopes—will want to scratch-off. The company has eight titles in the pipeline for this year. The post Quarto’s ‘Scratch & Create’ Chases the Adult Coloring Book Market appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Children's titles boost global book market

Growth in children’s books is driving print market growth across the world, Nielsen’s Global managing director Jonathan Stolper told delegates at the Nielsen Book Insights Conference. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-03-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Strong Holidays Give Children's Bookstores a Boost in 2015

"Indie bookselling is back," Vivien Jennings, owner of Rainy Day Books in Fairway, Kan., proclaimed after a "wonderful" holiday season with sales up 11%. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-01-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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UK Print Book Sales Pop in 2015, Indie Bookshops Get a Boost

The Bookseller reports a jump in the average price of books in the UK last year, as well as a boost in print book sales — especially at indie bookstores. The post UK Print Book Sales Pop in 2015, Indie Bookshops Get a Boost appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-01-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'N.Y. Times' Announces 2015 Best Illustrated Children's Books

The 'New York Times' has announced its Best Illustrated List for books published in 2015. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-10-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA 2015: Wild at Heart: Animal Fantasy in Children's Books

Lev Grossman, 'Time' magazine's book critic, was an informed and enthusiastic moderator for the May 29th BEA panel on animal fantasy in children's books. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-06-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookCon 2015: Julianne Moore and Brian Selznick: From Screen-to-Page and Page-to-Screen: Star Power in Children’s Book

Actress Julianne Moore and award-winning writer and illustrator Brian Selznick have more in common than writing books for children. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-05-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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AWP 2015: The Art and Business of Writing Children's Books

Although AWP 2015 focused on literature written for and by adults, children's authors held their own at the conference and presented their ideas about how to best publish for Middle Grade and YA readers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-04-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Meet the Authors and Illustrators Behind These Books: Children's Institute 2015

A list of the most recent books by writers attending the author reception, the Scholastic Meet & Treat party, and/or the opening reception with members of #WeNeedDiverseBooks, cosponsored by PW. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-04-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children's Book Week 2015 Preview

Children's Book Week 2015 celebration, which will take place May 4–10, features a variety of events across the country. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Bologna Children's Book Fair Attendance Up in 2015

This year's Bologna Children's Book Fair saw a 10% increase in foreign visitors, with 1,200 exhibitors attending from 77 countries. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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What's happening in children's books in 2015? A literary calendar

Want to know when your favourite author has a new book out? What festivals are lighting up your holidays? When the awards are being dished out? Check out our literary calendar for 2015, the year the new Children’s Laureate is announced…Have we missed anything? Email us at... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2015-01-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children's book sales boosted by half-term break

Sales of books for children surged in the UK last week, as schools broke for the spring half-term... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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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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