Greystone Books to launch socially-conscious children’s list

Greystone Books will launch a UK children’s list which will focus on environmental and inclusive titles next year. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-11 17:56:48 UTC ]
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Alma Books to launch new children's and YA list

Alma Books is launching a children’s and YA list of classic and translated titles and is hiring illustrators such as Axel Scheffler and Chris Mould.  Alessandro Gallenzi, co-publisher at Alma, will launch 10 titles this September and 25 next year under the Alma imprint, and says the list is a... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Beano launches monthly children’s book club

Beano has launched a new book subscription service for children offering newly published books across a wide range of authors and genres. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-23 16:43:46 UTC ]
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Campaign to launch diversity charity for children's books kicks off

Non-profit organisation We Need Diverse Books has kicked off its campaign to launch a UK branch to improve diversity and representation in children’s books, as Knights Of co-founder Aimée Felone said the project needs industry-wide support. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-30 15:42:06 UTC ]
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SoA launches £5,000 prize for illustrated children’s books

The Society of Authors has launched a £5,000 book prize for ‘quirky’ illustrated books for children aged 0-7. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-01 18:13:35 UTC ]
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UN launches children’s book club

The United Nations is this week launching a children’s book club with organisations including the International Publishers Association and the International Board on Books for Young People. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BA launches Independent Children’s Book of the Month Scheme

The Booksellers Association is launching an indie Children’s Book of the Month promotion following on from last year’s Children’s Book of the Season campaign. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon US launches subscription service for children's books

Amazon US has launched its first subscription service for physical books - a service called Prime Book Box specialised in children's books. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-05-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children's Books in China 2018: Social Media Marketing: Working the Platform

The past few years have seen social media, propelled by the all-purpose WeChat app and the Weibo microblogging service, become an indispensable promotional and sales channel in the Chinese publishing industry. Critics point to challenges facing publishers who depend on social media marketing.... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-03-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'O, the Oprah Magazine' Finds Its Favorite Books in the New Socially-Conscious Zeitgeist

Longtime publishing industry editor turned 'O' books editor Leigh Haber explains the method behind the Favorite Books of 2017 list at Oprah's magazine. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-11-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Inclusive children's list Knights Of launches

Former Scholastic employees Aimée Felone and David Stevens are launching a new children’s publisher that will focus on commissioning writers and illustrators from a diverse range of backgrounds. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-10-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children's book marketing competition launches

Children’s book publicists are being called on to submit a low-budget marketing campaign they are proud of to a competition. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-07-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children's Book Writers society launches BAME scholarship

The Society of Children’s Book Writers (SCBWI) and Illustrators will launch a BAME scholarship sponsored by the Bent Agency. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-07-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Airline easyJet launches children's book club

Budget airline easyJet has launched a “flybrary” in its entire UK fleet with 7,000 classic books selected by Jacqueline Wilson. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-07-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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More fame for Kaikoura's stranded cows with launch of children's book

They shot to fame around the world overnight, the most unlikely of heroes, three cows stranded by the Kaikoura earthquake. Continue reading at Stuff

[ Stuff | 2017-03-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Wellington book-lovers raise 10k to launch children's literature magazine online

A pair of Wellington women with a combined 25 years experience in the children's book world are getting ready to share their passion with a wider audience. Continue reading at Stuff

[ Stuff | 2017-02-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Here, There, Elsewhere: Archipelago Books Launches a Children's Imprint

A new venture is in the works for Archipelago Books – Elsewhere Editions, a children's imprint – with its first titles to be released in spring 2017. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Online video platform for children’s books launches

Sigalit Hart, a children’s storyteller and producer, has launched an online TV channel dedicated to children’s books. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-10-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Buster Books launches second colouring app for children

Buster Books, the children’s imprint of Michael O’Mara Books, has launched a free colouring app. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-07-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Otter-Barry Books launches poetry list with focus on debuts and diversity

Janetta Otter-Barry, the founder of independent publisher Otter-Barry Books, is hoping to publish new voices in children’s poetry with her new list. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-04-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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