HCG launches two new kids’ lists

Hachette Children’s Group (HCG) is to launch two new imprints in 2017: Pat-a-Cake, which will publish early learning titles for the pre-school market; and Wren & Rook, which will produce non-fiction for young readers up to YA age. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-07-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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YouTube Kids Launches #ReadAlong Campaign to Encourage Kids to Read

YouTube Kids partnered with global book publishers HarperCollins, Penguin Random House, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt and National Geographic Kids to launch a global initiative called #ReadAlong month. Taking place throughout the month of June, the program is designed to help young viewers learn to... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2017-06-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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No Kids' Nonfiction Bestsellers Lists from 'Times,' But Advocates Press On

A recently circulated petition asking the 'New York Times' to introduce three children's nonfiction lists has been declined. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Oneworld launches audio list

Indie publisher Oneworld has created an audio list, which will launch with three titles from across its imprints. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-12-13 07:18:08 UTC ]
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W F Howes launches WFH Original list of audio exclusives after strategic shift

After five years at the helm of W F Howes, Miles Stevens-Hoare has led the audio pioneer through a huge growth spurt, and is now moving into creating its own audio-first content, launching the WFH Original list.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-11-11 21:35:34 UTC ]
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Bluemoose launches non-fiction list

Bluemoose Books is launching a non-fiction list, starting with a book by Stu Hennigan which exposes "the abject poverty of an inner city trying to cope with the onset of the pandemic". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-10-18 15:13:06 UTC ]
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Basic Books UK launches with diverse list after remote inception during Covid-19

Having worked on the launch of John Murray Press list Basic Books, a sibling to the US imprint of the same name, while suffering from long Covid, Sarah Caro is primed to release its first titles Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-10 12:29:19 UTC ]
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HarperCollins Ireland publisher Nagle looks to build brand as list launches

With its first two titles issued last week and a further four to come in 2021, Conor Nagle explains how HarperCollins Ireland is harnessing the power of a big list alongside some indie sensibilities. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-10 00:00:19 UTC ]
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WIRED's Ultimate Summer Reading List 2021: Books for Kids and Teens

This surreal school year is finally over. Here are some books to get your young readers in the swing of the season. Continue reading at Wired

[ Wired | 2021-06-15 11:00:00 UTC ]
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Penguin launches project to boost diversity in GCSE reading lists

Lit in Colour, the publisher’s partnership with the Runnymede Trust, hopes to redress imbalances in English literature coursesThe book publisher Penguin Random House has teamed up with the thinktank the Runnymede Trust to boost diversity in reading lists in schools.The partnership – Lit in... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-10-24 16:11:09 UTC ]
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Hodder Faith launches new children's list

Hodder Faith has created a new list for children up to age 12, to launch with Bear Grylls' Soul Fuel for Young Explorers.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-02 20:27:31 UTC ]
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Coronavirus Worklife: Canada’s Kids Can Press Launches ‘CitizenKid: Earth Comes First’

Even while working from home, the Kids Can Press children's book team in Toronto will see a premiere today of a new film based on its CitizenKid series. The post Coronavirus Worklife: Canada’s Kids Can Press Launches ‘CitizenKid: Earth Comes First’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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A Reading List for Kids on Their Very Long Summer Break

We've got suggestions for classics to rediscover, what to read if your brother is driving you nuts, plus ideas to help you process this whole Covid situation. Continue reading at Wired

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Kindle Kids Edition -- Amazon launches ebook reader for younger bookworms

Amazon has launched a child-friendly version of its Kindle ereader -- the Kindle Kids Edition. At $110, this special edition device is slightly more expensive than the cheapest Kindle, but it has one massive advantage that will appeal to parents, kids and others: it is free from ads. But there... Continue reading at Betanews

[ Betanews | 2019-10-07 15:55:49 UTC ]
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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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Growing kids’ market appeals to UK firms in Beijing as fair launches dedicated strand

Publishers and agents say they are expecting a positive Beijing International Book Fair, reflecting the growing Chinese market. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-20 19:02:53 UTC ]
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Ridout's Boldwood reveals 20-strong all-female launch list

Amanda Ridout has announced a "thrilling" 20-strong, all-female launch list for her new commercial fiction press Boldwood, with plans to publish in e-book, audio and print-on-demand simultaneously on a global scale.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-18 02:56:15 UTC ]
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Green dream for Leventhal as new Jewish-interest kids’ imprint launches

British indie publisher Greenhill Books is to make its first foray into children’s with Green Bean Books, a new imprint of Jewish-interest titles. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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The Bright Agency launches literary list

Children’s literary agency The Bright Agency is launching a literary list, led by director Arabella Stein. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Will Smith launches ‘Fresh Princess’ kids' books, flipping the script on his ’90s show

Will Smith is bringing his most iconic character back, but with a significant makeover. Smith announced that he's launching a children's book series featuring a character called the "Fresh Princess," a re-imagining of his character from the television series "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air,"... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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