Crowdfunding target reached for cancer patient’s picture book

The team behind a picture book created by Lisa Wells, who has terminal cancer, has surpassed its initial crowdfunding target of £5,000. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-08-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Crowdfunder for 'best non-fiction book club in world' smashes £100,000 target

A pair of friends crowdfunding to build the “best non-fiction book club in the world” have surged past their £100,000 target. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-09 18:14:15 UTC ]
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Knights Of bookshop reaches £30,000 crowdfunding target

Publisher Knights Of has reached its £30,000 crowdfunding target to fund a bookshop selling children’s books with BAME characters. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Budgen and Eccheveri picked to illustrate cancer sufferer’s picture book

Cancer sufferer Lisa Wells has chosen illustrators Tim Budgen and Catalina Eccheveri to work on There’s Only One of Me, her picture book about the death of a parent. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-08-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishing rallies behind cancer sufferer’s picture book

A woman with terminal cancer is working on publishing a picture book about the death of a parent with the help of authors, publishers and agents. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-08-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Little Door Books founder wins Scottish picture book prize

Alan Windram, the founder of independent publishing company Little Door Books, has won this year’s £3,000 Bookbug Picture Book Prize for a title he created with illustrator Chloe Holwill-Hunter. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children's Books in China 2018: Promoting Wordless Picture Books in China

“The more words, the better” is a general truism of the Chinese children’s book market. Chinese parents and educators always want more words for children to learn and more paragraphs to relay additional information. A book’s value often is tied to the quantity of text on its pages. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-03-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Shenzhen’s Top 10 Children’s Books in China: Literature, Education, Picture Books

The Shenzhen Reading Forum has issued their list of 10 most popular children's books in China for 2017, as the children's book sector in China continues to grow. The post Shenzhen’s Top 10 Children’s Books in China: Literature, Education, Picture Books appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-12-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Templar Books acquires new picture books from Sebastien Braun

Bonnier Publishing imprint Templar Books has acquired world rights for two picture books from Sebastien Braun in a deal with Arabella Stein of the Bright Agency. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-10-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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With World Book Day, Cambridge University Press Reaches Out to Young Book Lovers

World Book Day on Thursday typically woos young people toward reading, but Cambridge University Press wants them on the payroll. The post With World Book Day, Cambridge University Press Reaches Out to Young Book Lovers appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-03-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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2015 Kate Greenaway Medal picture book prize longlist - in pictures

Discover the 20 longlisted contenders for the CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal 2015, including former children’s laureate Anthony Browne, Mini Grey, Jim Kay, Catherine Rayner, Shaun Tan and Chris Riddell (with two nominated titles on this year’s longlist)Find out about the 2015 Carnegie medal... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2015-02-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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English language bookshop Coven reaches crowdfunder goal

Coven, an English language bookshop and café in Paris, has fulfilled its crowdfunding goal of around £21,000 to open a store dedicated to "intersectional feminism, engaged literature and ethical hospitality". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-08 16:28:22 UTC ]
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'Queer Eye' star Jonathan Van Ness to publish début picture book with HarperCollins

HarperCollins has scooped the début picture book from “Queer Eye” star Jonathan Van Ness about a gender non-binary guinea pig. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-08 06:46:35 UTC ]
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Read Harder 2020: A Picture Book With A Human Main Character From A Marginalized Community

Read these spectacular picture books featuring human main characters from a marginalized community. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-01-06 11:32:03 UTC ]
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HCG signs Chitty Chitty Bang Bang picture book

Hachette Children's Group has signed a picture book adaptation of Ian Fleming's Chitty Chitty Bang Bang to be written by Peter Bently and illustrated by Steve Antony. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-16 14:03:39 UTC ]
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You Should Be Getting Your Biographies in Children’s Picture Book Form

November is Picture Book Month, so these illustrated little gems are deservedly in the spotlight. In a recent blog post for Books Are Magic, novelist and bookstore owner Emma Straub curated a list of picture books. Among Straub’s picks for the best picture books of 2019 is a wonderful biography... Continue reading at Electric Literature

[ Electric Literature | 2019-11-25 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Caxton Books launches £25,000 crowdfunder in rent hike battle

Essex store Caxton Books has launched a £25,000 crowdfunding campaign after facing a potential 60% increase in rent. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-24 17:02:48 UTC ]
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Author hits back after West Virginia library removes LGBT picture book from shelves

‘Gay adults grew up reading straight romances,’ says writer Daniel Haack after US library withdraws Prince & Knight from shelvesThe author of a rhyming picture book removed from the shelves of a West Virginia library has hit back at protesters, suggesting that anyone concerned the book could... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-11-20 12:31:16 UTC ]
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S&S UK snaps up four picture books from debut writer Lu Fraser

Simon & Schuster Children’s UK has signed a deal for four picture book texts from debut writer Lu Fraser. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-20 06:15:25 UTC ]
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HC announces new 'festive feel-good' picture book from Walliams and Ross

HarperCollins Children’s Books is publishing a new "showstopping" children's picture book from author–illustrator team David Walliams and Tony Ross, called The Creature Choir, in time for Christmas. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-18 16:36:42 UTC ]
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