HarperCollins unveils Liberty Christmas colouring book

HarperCollins is publishing a Christmas colouring book from Liberty London telling the “enchanting story” of the 143-year-old department store. Christmas at Liberty is a festive colouring book by Liberty London with over 70 designs to colour. HarperNonFiction commissioning editor Lydia Good struck the deal with Adam Gauntlett at Peter Fraser Dunlop for the title, which features more than 70 colour designs. It was announced on Wednesday (25th July) to coincide with Liberty’s July Christmas Press Day and will be published on 18th October. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-07-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Fletcher unveils second kids book club line up

Children’s author Tom Fletcher has unveiled the second tranche of titles in his kids book club, exclusive to W H Smith. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-05-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PBS Unveils The Great American Read's 100 Most Loved Books

PBS kicked off 'The Great American Read,' its forthcoming eight-episode documentary on reading in American Culture, by revealing the show’s list of America’s 100 best loved books in front of a lively crowd at the Morgan Library in Midtown Manhattan Friday morning. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-04-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Offord joins HarperCollins Children’s Books

HarperCollins Children’s Books has appointed Elisa Offord as interim marketing director, covering Alex King's maternity leave. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-04-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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HarperCollins snaps up another six books from Silva

HarperCollins has signed a further worldwide deal with thriller writer Daniel Silva. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-04-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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HarperCollins wins six-way auction for 'powerful' book on racism in sport

HarperCollins Publishers has acquired world rights to a book about sport and race from former journalist Derek A Bardowell following a six-way auction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-04-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The British Book Awards unveils nominees for 2018

Penguin Random House leads the nominations for The British Book Awards’ Books of the Year and Trade categories, with the consumer publishing giant taking 26 places across both shortlists—18% of the total. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-03-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Royal Wedding colouring book for Trapeze

Trapeze is publishing a Royal Wedding-themed colouring book from illustrator Adam Rushton. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-03-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children's Books in China 2018: Key Colours Competition China: A Unique Model

The €7,500 grand prize of the inaugural Key Colours Competition China, which was awarded in August 2017, went to Wang Yuwei’s Mr Cat and Little Fairy; five other books received honorable mentions. All six works will be published in Chinese by Beijing Yutian Hanfeng, with print runs ranging from... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-03-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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HarperCollins buys full audio rights for nine Philippa Gregory backlist books

HarperCollins has closed a deal with historical novelist Philippa Gregory for full audio rights for nine of her backlist titles. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-03-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Awards for women, writers of colour, small presses – why are there so many books prizes?

There are so many literary prizes these days that they could be regarded as an industry in their own right – but they’re needed to change the status quoHow many literary prizes are there in the UK today? To Wikipedia’s tally of around 70, I can immediately add half a dozen more – and still they... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2018-02-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sainsbury's and Blackwell's report rise in Christmas book sales

Sainsbury’s and Blackwell’s have reported positive book sales over the Christmas period, with Pete Selby, head of books at the supermarket, saying that gift purchases are now "shifting" from other entertainment to books. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-01-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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This Christmas, don't give books to non-readers

For bibliophiles, it is tempting to buy books as presents to ‘fix’ people who don’t read – but this is snobbery of the worst kindYou’re making a list, you’re checking it twice, and your fall-back position will be a nice book or two for friends and family to unwrap on Christmas Day. Everybody... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2017-12-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Nosy Crow partners with John Lewis on fifth Christmas ad book

Nosy Crow has created a children’s picture book based on this year’s John Lewis Christmas advert: Moz The Monster, which is published today to coincide with the ad's launch. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-11-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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By the book: Christmas hardback avalanche arrives

Readers are falling back in love with books, bringing festive cheer to publishers and retailers alike. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2017-10-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Christmas In October: UK Rights Rustler Matt Haig Sleighs to Frankfurt Book Fair

Canongate flies in Matt Haig to meet his international publishers at Frankfurter Buchmesse on the eve of the release of 'Father Christmas and Me.' The post Christmas In October: UK Rights Rustler Matt Haig Sleighs to Frankfurt Book Fair appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-10-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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HarperCollins signs seven book deal starring child detective

HarperCollins Children’s Books has bought seven titles about a child detective from British author Andrew Clover and US based illustrator Ralph Lazar, following a “hotly contested auction”. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-10-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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HarperCollins Readies Its 200th Anniversary Programming for Frankfurt Book Fair

Leveraging the deep resources of the world's second-largest consumer book publisher, 'HarperCollins 200' will be featured at Frankfurt Book Fair. The post HarperCollins Readies Its 200th Anniversary Programming for Frankfurt Book Fair appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-09-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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

[ The Bookseller | 2017-08-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Preface is cooking a Hawksmoor book in time for Christmas

Preface has acquired a new book from Hawksmoor restaurateurs Huw Gott and Will Beckett, to publish this autumn. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-08-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PBS to Unveil America's Favorite Books in New TV Series

The summer 2018-slated Great American Read is an eight-part TV series that will explore the power of books in American society. The show will culminate with a list of the top 10 books ever written, according to the general public. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-07-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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