Is this all-ages coloring book the thing that will finally mobilize society in the climate crisis?

Remember a few years ago when adults discovered coloring books and a wave of new pieces hailed them as a tool for mindfulness and dealing with anxiety? In a move both educational and depressingly efficient, this coloring book on climate change and renewable energy covers the topic that is currently inspiring existential dread in entire generations! The nonprofit […] Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

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Poetry Book Society adds 'Wild Card' selection

The Poetry Book Society has added a new Wild Card category to its poetry selections in order to include the "radical, experimental and avant-garde". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-11-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book Returns in the Digital Age

Technology may have changed the book business, but it doesn't offer any magic solution to help booksellers reduce returns. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-10-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hodder wins 'digital age' business book by podcaster Gannon

Hodder & Stoughton has won rights to publish a new business book "for the digital age" by podcaster Emma Gannon, called The Multi-Hyphen Method.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-10-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Liz Pichon | 'A lot of the things I put in the books actually happened to me as a kid'

The bestselling creator of the Tom Gates series talks about the latest instalment of the doodle-loving schoolboy’s adventures. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-09-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sir Quentin Blake illustrates Roald Dahl's final book, 26 years on

Roald Dahl's last children's book finally gets the Sir Quentin Blake treatment after 26 years. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2017-09-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Is Poetry the New Adult Coloring Book?

Button Poetry is finding success in publishing and marketing poetry originally written for performance—leading some to believe that the sub-genre has book industry staying power. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-08-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How to explain refugee crisis to kids? Books.

Recently a number of children’s books tackling the global refugee crisis have hit the market, helping to humanize the conflict, as well as educate, empower, and build empathy in young readers. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2017-08-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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James Comey, casualty of Trump's 'Russia thing', signs $2m book deal

The former FBI director, sacked in wake of clash with the US president, promises insights into the ‘highest-stakes situations’ of his careerThe former FBI director James Comey has signed a $2m (£1.5m) deal for a book about leadership and decision-making that will draw on his career in... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2017-08-03 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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How Illustrating Coloring Books (Sort Of) Fixed My Anxious Mind

“True mindfulness,” one illustrator discovers, lies somewhere “halfway between intense focus and zoning out.” When HarperCollins first approached me in 2015 about illustrating coloring books for adults, I was skeptical. The coloring fad had already become ubiquitous by then, as a kind of mental... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2017-07-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Chuck Palahniuk wrote 'Fight Club.' His next work of fiction will be a coloring book

A coloring book may sound tame, but "Legacy: An Off-Color Novella for You to Color," is by Chuck Palahniuk. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2017-06-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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10 things we learn about Ivanka Trump in her new book on working women

She's the daughter of a billionaire family who married into another billionaire family and she's made millions selling merchandise branded with her name. So what could Ivanka Trump teach America's millions of way-less-privileged working women? Trump's latest book, Women Who Work: Rewriting the... Continue reading at Stuff

[ Stuff | 2017-05-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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From 'Trump Survival Guide' to 'Hillbilly Elegy,' book publishing turns to all things political

The business of publishing and selling political-themed books moved front and center with the dawn of the Trump era in Washington. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2017-04-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Journalism faces a crisis worldwide – we might be entering a new dark age | Margaret Simons

Almost anyone can use the worldwide web to be a media outlet, so how will we differentiate between truth, myth and lies? Australia’s two largest legacy media organisations recently announced big cuts to their journalistic staff. Many editorial positions, perhaps up to 120, will disappear at... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2017-04-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Quarto’s ‘Scratch & Create’ Chases the Adult Coloring Book Market

Instead of coloring-in, adults—Quarto's team hopes—will want to scratch-off. The company has eight titles in the pipeline for this year. The post Quarto’s ‘Scratch & Create’ Chases the Adult Coloring Book Market appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-03-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Political climate looms over London Book Fair trade

Manuscripts which help readers escape from the angst of the political climate are tipped to be hot at this year's London Book Fair, according to publishers and agents. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-03-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Roald Dahl's final children's book to be reissued with new illustrations

A new hardback edition of Roald Dahl’s final children's book will be released this autumn. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-02-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Nosy Crow to publish final book written by late Mal Peet and his wife

Nosy Crow is publishing a picture book by the late Mal Peet and his wife Elspeth Graham. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-02-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Prince Charles pens climate change book for new Ladybird Expert series

Prince Charles has written a book on climate change as part of a new Ladybird Expert series, set to be published later this month. His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales has written The Ladybird Expert Book on Climate Change, outlining its challenges and possible solutions, along with former... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-01-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The adult coloring book fad may be over

Barnes & Noble Inc. posted its first decline in holiday sales in three years, hurt by a downturn in the coloring-book category, bringing another sign that the Christmas season wasn't kind to retailers. Same-store sales sank 9.1 percent for the nine-week holiday period, the New York-based... Continue reading at Baltimore Sun

[ Baltimore Sun | 2017-01-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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