Jhalak Prize launches new award for children’s and YA

The Jhalak Prize, which annually awards the Book of the Year by a Writer of Colour, has launched a new, second prize for books for children and young adults. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-15 07:13:10 UTC ]
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Jericho Prize launched for Black children's writers

Children's book blogger Fabia Turner has launched a competition for Black children's book writers, to be sponsored by inclusive indie publisher Knights Of. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-03-04 23:23:40 UTC ]
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Crime, Children's and YA Celebrity campaign categories unveiled for PPC Awards

This year's Publishers Publicity Circle Awards, which this week unveiled their shortlists, include a Crime and Thriller campaign category and an award for the Best Children’s and YA Celebrity campaign for the first time. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-05 12:50:16 UTC ]
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Non-ALA Book Awards for Children’s and YA Books

The ALA isn't the only organization that honors the best children's and young adult books of the year. Check out these children's book awards. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-11-09 11:37:00 UTC ]
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Vietnamese Publisher Ehomebooks Launches the International Children’s Picture Book Award

Looking to celebrate undiscovered authors and illustrators, Ehomebooks launches the International Children’s Picture Book Award. The post Vietnamese Publisher Ehomebooks Launches the International Children’s Picture Book Award appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-10-28 14:05:06 UTC ]
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YA Book Prize launches for 2021

The YA Book Prize, which aims to recognise the best Young Adult fiction from the UK and Ireland, has re-opened for submissions.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

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RWA axes RITA awards and launches new prize after racism row

The Romance Writers of America (RWA) is ditching its annual RITA Awards in favour of a new prize following a racism row that engulfed the organisation. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-22 06:05:35 UTC ]
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Wainwright Prize launches new global conservation award

The Wainwright Prize for UK nature writing has launched a new award recognising narrative books that reflect conservation or climate change and how it impacts on nature and the outdoors. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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CrimeFest launches new prizes for 2020 awards

CrimeFest has launched two new prizes for debut crime novel and best TV crime drama for the 2020 awards. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-20 12:25:24 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

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McIlvanney Prize launches new award

The McIlvanney Prize is launching a new award for 2019 for Scottish Crime Debut of the Year.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Jacqueline Woodson wins the world's largest prize for children's literature, the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award

Jacqueline Woodson, who won a National Book Award for her memoir in verse “Brown Girl Dreaming,” won the 2018 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award on Tuesday. The award comes with a prize of $608,000. Publishers Weekly reports that Woodson is the 18th person or organization to win the prize, which is... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-03-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Contribution to Scottish children’s literature award launched

Scottish Book Trust has launched an award that recognises outstanding contributions to Scottish children’s literature. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Santillana Launches Loqueleo, Children’s & YA Imprint

With its new YA imprint Loqueleo launched in Guadalajara, Spanish publisher Santillana targets 100 million pupils in Spain and Latin America. The post Santillana Launches Loqueleo, Children’s & YA Imprint appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Anti-whaling novel wins top prize at children's book awards

A novel with an anti-whaling message has taken the title of the Margaret Mahy Book of the Year at the New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults. Continue reading at Stuff

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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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The Bookseller launches YA Prize

The Bookseller is to launch the first ever prize for Young Adult books in the UK and Ireland.... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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NLT and Bloomsbury Children's launch unpublished authors prize

The National Literacy Trust (NLT) and Bloomsbury Children’s Books are launching a prize to... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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S&S Children's launches YA community

Simon and Schuster Children’s Books has launched a new YA community, Hashtag Reads, aimed... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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South Asia Book Awards for Children’s and YA Literature!

"The Rumor" by Anushka Ravinshankar and "Kids of Kabul" by Deborah Ellis have won the 2013 South Asia Book Awards for Children’s and Young Adult Literature. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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