Egmont scoops picture book of Roberts' hit pandemic poem

Egmont has snapped up a picture book of "The Great Realisation", Tomos Roberts' poem in response to Covid-19 that has been viewed more than 60 million times since it was posted online in April. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-29 12:53:30 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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Faber scoops social distancing picture book

Faber Children’s is publishing While We Can’t Hug, a picture book that "shows us how to be affectionate while social distancing". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-27 00:49:38 UTC ]
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Bloomsbury acquires pandemic-inspired picture book

Bloomsbury Children’s Books has acquired a pandemic-inspired picture book from author Michelle Robinson, with illustrations by Emily Hamilton. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-17 13:35:10 UTC ]
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Egmont buys Matt Lucas picture book, as NHS support initiatives multiply

Egmont has snapped up world rights to a picture book of Matt Lucas' coronavirus version of his charity comedy single, "Thank You, Baked Potato", with proceeds for the book going to his #FeedNHS campaign.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-08 11:15:05 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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Egmont signs Matt Carr picture book

Egmont has snapped up a picture book about a "David Bowie-esque rhinocorn" by Matt Carr.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-24 15:26:49 UTC ]
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Meaningful goats: Brexit picture book hits the farm

Andersen Press will publish “the first Brexit picture book”, Smriti Prasadam-Halls and illustrator Robert Starling’s The Little Island. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Egmont signs 'empowering' pirate picture book

Egmont is to publish a swashbuckling adventure that "smashes stereotypes", featuring a book-loving pirate who dares to be different. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-09-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bilston's Refugees poem gets picture book deal

Palazzo Editions is publishing a children’s picture book of Brian Bilston’s poem 'Refugees' after signing world rights from Unbound. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-06-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hay and Dodd team up for Egmont picture book

Writer Sam Hay and illustrator Emma Dodd are working together on a picture book entitled Hugs and Kisses. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-06-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Egmont buys picture book from YouTube's Sacconejoly family

Egmont has scooped the first picture book from vloggers the Sacconejolys, who boast the largest family YouTube channel in Europe. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-05-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Egmont signs new Sir Charlie picture book

Egmont has acquired Sir Charlie Stinky Socks: The Dinosaur’s Return by Kristina Stephenson for its picture book and gift list. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-03-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Michael Rosen poem Chocolate Cake to become picture book

Puffin Books, a division of Penguin Random House (PRH), will this year publish a picture book of Michael Rosen’s poem, 'Chocolate Cake'. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-02-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Egmont to publish Sam Hay picture book text

Egmont Publishing has acquired world rights to a second picture book text by Sam Hay, author of Do Not Wash This Bear. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-10-22 00:00:00 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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iBooks Bestsellers: A Book Editor's Book Hits #1

Audiences have moved toward fun fiction and away from furious facts as Michael Wolff's 'Fire and Fury' takes a tumble to #3 on the iBooks list, while 'The Woman in the Window' by A.J. Finn—a book editor who now writes thrillers under a pen name—takes the #1 slot. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-01-25 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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