Concern for children's book market as The Book People fails to find buyer

Trade figures have said the failure of The Book People to find a buyer, leading to 155 redundancies, could have ramifications for the children's book market.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-14 05:00:29 UTC ]
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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

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Children's Books in China 2018: The Continuing Story of the Children’s Book Market in China

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Children's Books in China 2018: Top 10 Children's Books in China - A Quick Market Analysis

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Children's Books in China 2017: An Overview of the Children’s Book Market in China

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Children's market explored at New York Children’s Book Summit

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The Book People unable to secure buyer makes 155 redundant

The Book People made 155 of its staff redundant on Friday (10th January) after failing to find a buyer. The company will continue to trade online with retained staff "for as long as possible" and "whilst any remaining interest is explored", its administrators have said. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Trade dismay at The Book People administration amid hopes of buyer

News of The Book People going into administration has been met with dismay by publishers, who still hold out hope that a buyer for at least part of the business can be found. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Slight increase in BAME representation in children's books, CLPE report finds

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China’s Children’s Book Market: Big Numbers and Local Talent

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Shanghai Children’s Book Fair Looks to Capitalize on Growing Market

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Children's Books in China 2018: Social Media Marketing: Working the Platform

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Viewpoints From the Children’s Books Salon: Trends, Concerns, and Publishing Pride

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