Ehrlin: 'children's book world shouldn't fear self-publishing

The children’s book world should not be scared of self- publishing, according to Carl-Johan Forssén Ehrlin, the Swedish author behind the bestselling picture book The Rabbit Who Wants to Fall Asleep, which shot to number one in the Amazon.co.uk book chart before the author signed any deals with traditional publishers. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-10-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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RH Children's Books to Publish Mark Siegel’s '5 Worlds'

First Second editorial director Mark Siegel has organized a group of young illustrators to produce the forthcoming graphic novel series, 5 Worlds. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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One of the largest book publishers in the world announces new publisher.

Andy Ward has been named a new vice president and publisher at Random House. Formerly editor in chief, Ward moves into the spot long held by the beloved Susan Kamil, who died in September. Ward has edited the likes of David Mitchell, George Saunders, and Imbolo Mbue, and will see his role as... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-11-19 15:22:43 UTC ]
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Penguin Random House Children’s Books to Publish Wattpad Books in UK

The latest stage in Wattpad's rapid expansion, its own new line of books is to be published in the UK market by Penguin Random House UK. The post Penguin Random House Children’s Books to Publish Wattpad Books in UK appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-08-08 09:05:12 UTC ]
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Children’s Books in China 2019: Anhui Children’s Publishing House

Last year, Anhui Children’s Publishing House (ACPH) published 449 new titles, 79% of which (or 355 titles) were original works. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Children’s Books in China 2019: Everafter Books Publishing House

A great deal of investment, not to mention a wide network of contacts and plenty of chutzpah, was required to launch 'Within Pictures and Beyond Texts,' a quarterly publication that is the first of its kind in China. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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NLT and Morrisons give free books to school children for World Book Day

The National Literary Trust and the Morrisons Foundation will donate more than 7,300 brand new books to primary schools across the UK to mark World Book Day. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Welsh language children's books sold for £1 to mark World Book Day

Two children’s books published in Welsh are being sold for just £1 to mark this year’s World Book Day. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Children's Books in China 2018: Hunan Juvenile & Children’s Publishing House

Hunan Juvenile steadfastly pursues its goal to be “a kid’s best friend” by introducing quality content from far and near. Last year, the 36-year-old publisher released more than 600 new titles, including originals such as China’s Silk Road picture books, literature titles such as Tang Sulan’s... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Children’s Books in China 2018: Everafter Books Publishing House

When it comes to partnering with major overseas publishing houses, few people are more knowledgeable than founder and publisher Huang Xiaoyan of Everafter Books. After all, she was involved in the high-profile joint ventures of Macmillan Century and Hachette-Phoenix. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Children's Books in China 2017: Children’s Fun Publishing Company

Children’s Fun Publishing is a joint venture between Egmont Group and Posts & Telecommunications Press, so the wealth of foreign works in its 6,000-title catalogue is not surprising. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Children's Books in China 2017: A Brief Look at Some of China’s Biggest Children’s Publishers

A quick survey conducted by Beijing-based Bookdao for this PW report has identified 10 of the largest children’s book publishers in China, based on their consolidated revenues. Here is the list in alphabetical order. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Children's Books in China 2017: Hunan Juvenile & Children’s Publishing House

Striving to uphold its stated mission to be “a kid’s best friend,” Hunan Juvenile & Children’s Publishing House has been on a 35-year journey to assemble the best children’s materials from near and far. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Children's Books in China 2017: Zhejiang Juvenile & Children’s Publishing House

With its 2016 sales accounting for at least 7.5% of the Chinese children’s book market, Zhejiang Juvenile & Children’s Publishing House is the indisputable #1 children’s publisher in the country, a position it has occupied for the past 14 years. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Children's Books in China 2017: Juvenile & Children’s Publishing House

Established in 1952, Juvenile & Children’s Publishing House was China’s first professional children’s publisher and is part of the much larger Shanghai Century Publishing. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Children's Books in China 2017: Anhui Children’s Publishing House

With three offices in China and one in Lebanon, Anhui Children’s Publishing House adds about 800 new titles annually to its 15,000-title catalogue. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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World Book Day: quarter of children would not own a book without it

Research revealed on World Book Day (WBD) suggests that a quarter of eight to 11-year-olds would not own a book without the initiative. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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World Book Day: British and Irish children head to school dressed as book-based characters

World Book Day is celebrated on March 5 in Britain and Ireland and an important part of the day is children dressing up as a literary character for school. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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Literary world overwhelmed by 600 books to be published on one day

Hundreds of titles will flood the market because of Covid. It’s bad news for minority authors, says former Booker prize judgeOver the summer, novelist and screenwriter David Nicholls has been something of a hero. With a humorous nod to the less glamorous aspects of publishing life – hastily... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Bologna Children’s Book Fair Online This Week Names 2020 Best Publishers

The virtual 2020 Bologna Children's Book Fair is running through Thursday, and includes the 2020 Children's Publishers of the Year announcement. The post Bologna Children’s Book Fair Online This Week Names 2020 Best Publishers appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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