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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Templar Books to publish cartoonist Tom Gauld's debut picture book

Bonnier Books UK's Templar imprint has acquired cartoonist Tom Gauld's first picture book, The Little Wooden Robot and the Log Princess.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-11 04:10:24 UTC ]
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Buster Books acquires Jess French's mindfulness-inspired picture book

Buster Books, the children's imprint of Michael O’Mara Books, will publish CBeebies presenter Dr Jess French's first book. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-21 16:01:48 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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Walliams teams up with Stower for monstrous new picture book

David Walliams has announced his “monstrously funny” next picture book for HarperCollins Children's Books, Little Monsters, with new illustrator Adam Stower. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-17 05:46:06 UTC ]
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S&S to launch Sperring and Hunt picture book series

Simon & Schuster Children's UK is to publish two rhyming picture books by author Mark Sperring and illustrator Matt Hunt, with the first out next year. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-25 22:03:02 UTC ]
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Kennedy launches crowdfunder for Beirut book industry

The director of an international publishing consultancy company has launched a crowdfunding campaign to support those who work in Beirut's book industry, following an explosion that killed over 200 people in the Lebanese capital last week. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-11 02:48:14 UTC ]
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Frances Lincoln to publish charity picture book by Coelho and Usher

Frances Lincoln Children’s Books will publish Thank You, a picture book inspired by the lockdown clapping for the NHS, by Joseph Coelho and illustrator Sam Usher. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-11 02:37:23 UTC ]
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Larkum to illustrate Captain Tom’s picture book One Hundred Steps

Puffin has revealed it has chosen Adam Larkum to be the illustrator of Captain Tom’s forthcoming picture book for young readers. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-21 13:03:42 UTC ]
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PRH accelerates inclusion plan with targets on leadership, hires and books

Penguin Random House has published an “accelerated inclusion plan”, including a commitment on "radical and urgent action" to make its senior leadership teams representative of UK society. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-09 07:47:24 UTC ]
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S&S Children's scoops Fearnley picture book double

Simon & Schuster Children's is to publish two picture books from author and illustrator Jan Fearnley.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-08 05:37:49 UTC ]
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