Google-backed Lost My Name has sold 1m children's books in two years

British startup has shipped to 160 countries, based on its mantra of being ‘a technology company that happens to make physical books’British startup Lost My Name has sold more than 1m of its personalised picture books for children since launching its first title two years ago.The company’s The Little Boy/Girl Who Lost His/Her Name book is ordered by parents from its website, with a story based on their own child’s name, as the main character searches for its letters. Continue reading... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2015-12-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Averiss and Beardshaw win Book of the Year at Sainsbury’s Children’s Book Awards

Corrinne Averiss and Rosalind Beardshaw have triumphed at this year’s Sainsbury’s Children’s Book Awards to win the Book of the Year Award for My Pet Star (Hachette Children’s Books). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-28 19:52:05 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 Ireland Awards: “Hagwitch” Takes Book of the Year

At its annual awards ceremony, Children’s Books Ireland honored, among numerous others, Mary-Louise Fitzpatrick's "Hagwitch" as Book of the Year. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Strong year for Children's publishing as W H Smith unveils Books of the Year

W H Smith has unveiled its Books of the Year, with the retailer recognising two children's books for the first time.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Ex-Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh Sentenced To 3 Years In Children's Book Scam

Fraud involving the former mayor's "Healthy Holly" books generated more than $850,000, prosecutors said. Continue reading at HuffPost

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Election Year Children’s Book Bonanza

November may seem far away, but political titles for young readers are already hitting shelves. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Children's book magazine Carousel ceases publication after 24 years

The children’s book magazine Carousel: The Guide to Children’s Books has ceased publication after 24 years. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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2019 Australian Children’s Book of the Year Awards Winners

The Children's Book Council of Australia chose the winners of the 2019 Book of the Year Awards. Get the list of winners and honorable mentions here. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Bette Midler Looks Back on Her Autobiographical, Fantastical Children’s Book, “The Saga of Baby Divine”

Rachel Syme writes on “The Saga of Baby Divine,” Bette Midler’s best-selling autobiographical children’s book, from 1983. Continue reading at New Yorker

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The Book People and Save the Children to publish 7-year-old Tom Burlison

Tom Burlison from Epsom, who is seven years old, has won this year’s Bedtime Story Competition, ran by Save the Children and The Book People. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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The Lost Words becomes first children's book shortlisted for Wainwright Prize

The Lost Words (Hamish Hamilton) has become the first children’s book to be shortlisted for the £5,000 Wainwright Golden Beer Book Prize for nature writing. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Church Publishing Looks Back on 100 Years of Books

Celebrating 100 years in the book business, Church Publishing Incorporated is honoring its Episcopal roots while also adapting to a broad and changing audience. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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‘Best Children’s Publishers of the Year’ Named at Bologna Book Fair

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Wilson event will mark 20 years of the Children's Book Tour

Scottish Book Trust will mark 20 years of its Children’s Book Tour this year with an event featuring Jacqueline Wilson and Pamela Butchart. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Forty Years at the Forefront for the Children's Book Shop

Over the course of its four decades in business, the tiny Boston-area specialty bookstore has weathered monumental changes in publishing, and had an outsized role in the world of children’s books. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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In Its Fifth Year, Shanghai Children’s Book Fair Continues to Grow

Widely acknowledged as the biggest event dedicated to children’s content in Asia, the China Shanghai International Children’s Book Fair (CCBF) has successfully wrapped up its fifth outing, which ran from November 17-19. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Where's Mr Lion unveiled as Sainsbury’s children's 'book of the year'

Baby and toddler book Where's Mr Lion has been crowned 'book of the year' at the Sainsbury's Children's Book Awards. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Denmark’s Egmont Ends 27 Years in Russian Children’s Book Market

Despite its stance among the top three children's publishers in Russia, the Danish media corporation Egmont has sold its Russian operation to shareholders. The post Denmark’s Egmont Ends 27 Years in Russian Children’s Book Market appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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You Must Bring a Hat crowned Sainsbury’s Children's 'book of the year'

You Must Bring A Hat by Simon Philip and Kate Hindley (Simon & Schuster) was announced as the ‘book of the year’ at the Sainsbury Children’s Book Awards 2016. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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