League of laureates join forces to mark two decades of role

A tour of former Children’s Laureates and a celebratory anthology are just some of the plans being put together to mark next year’s 20th anniversary of the Waterstones Children’s Laureate role. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-11-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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McCauley joins Hachette UK in new media development role

Fern McCauley has moved from The Artists Partnership to Hachette UK in the newly created role of head of media development, where she will be responsible for handling all book-to-film and TV rights deals for the business.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2022-02-01 05:31:21 UTC ]
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University presses join forces for equality framework

The UK and Ireland’s major university presses have launched a new framework for collaboration, EvenUP, committed to inclusive practices.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2022-01-10 18:43:30 UTC ]
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Wilson joins Hachette Children's after decade at HarperCollins

Harriet Wilson will join Hachette Children’s Group (HCG) as publisher of fiction brands and classics, after more than a decade with HarperCollins Children’s Books.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-12-19 22:58:37 UTC ]
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Princeton University Press joins forces with de Rham for gravity exploration

Princeton University Press has acquired world English rights, including audio, to Claudia de Rham’s The Beauty of Falling. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-10-18 07:35:43 UTC ]
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James Patterson and Scholastic are joining forces to mitigate illiteracy.

In rather heartwarming news, bestselling novelist James Patterson is working with Scholastic Book Clubs to tackle literacy inequity. On Monday, Scholastic announced that Patterson had donated $1.5 million to help launch “The United States of Readers,” a classroom initiative created to address... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-09-28 17:26:56 UTC ]
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Regional Bookseller Associations Join Forces for Second Fall Conference

The New Atlantic and Southern Independent Booksellers Associations (NAIBA and SIBA) kicked off a combined virtual fall conference on September 27, marking the second year in a row that the two organizations have joined forces to offer educational programming, author readings, and editor buzz picks. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-09-28 04:00:00 UTC ]
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I covered Hong Kong for decades. Now I am forced to flee China’s ‘white terror’ | Steve Vines

After 35 years, the Observer’s former correspondent is leaving as what was once a haven of liberty and peace is transformed into a police stateWhen I arrived in Hong Kong in 1987 as the Observer’s south-east Asia correspondent, the foreign editor said he saw it as being a base, not the kind of... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2021-08-08 07:00:15 UTC ]
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Black Spot joins forces with Black Crow PR

Independent publisher Black Spot Books has partnered with genre specialist PR and marketing agency Black Crow, as it announces its upcoming list.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-07-07 23:54:34 UTC ]
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DK joins forces with learning company Mrs Wordsmith

DK has joined forces with Mrs Wordsmith, “the world's silliest learning company", on a range of curriculum-based publishing. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-05-11 07:16:14 UTC ]
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For a mother forced to give up her child, decades of grief, shame and secrets

Gabrielle Glaser’s story starts in the 1960s but has resonance for today’s migrant parents. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-02-05 13:00:00 UTC ]
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Earle marks decade as an author with two books for Andersen

Andersen Press has acquired the 20th children's novel from Phil Earle, 10 years since his first book was released.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-08 02:54:40 UTC ]
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Publishers join forces for children's Christmas present campaign

A group of publishers are donating thousands of books to The Childhood Trust’s campaign, to ensure disadvantaged children in London receive a present this Christmas. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-29 18:36:18 UTC ]
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Parodi joins Europa Editions in new sales and marketing role

Caro Parodi, formerly of Octopus Books, is joining Europa Editions UK in the newly created role of sales and marketing manager. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-12 23:35:04 UTC ]
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Hale joins Pan in new publisher role

Lucy Hale, previously of Hachette UK, has been appointed to the newly created role of publisher for Pan. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-13 00:00:01 UTC ]
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Two Indie Booksellers Associations Join Forces for Fall Conference

In lieu of in-person gatherings, the Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance and the New Atlantic Independent Booksellers Association will host a combined virtual conference from September 21-25. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-28 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Stuart Weir joins Yale UP London in newly created role

Yale University Press London has appointed Stuart Weir in the newly created role of production director, overseeing editorial, production and design for all London-originated titles. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-28 02:25:36 UTC ]
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Walker Books and Girlguiding join forces to bring adventures into homes

This week Walker Books launched a family guide to adventure activities 100 Adventures to Have Before You Grow Up, the first children's book by author, adventurer and Girlguiding ambassador Anna McNuff.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-02 13:51:42 UTC ]
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Anna Baty joins Hodder Non-Fiction with new roles for Perrin and Armstrong

Hodder Non-Fiction is making a series of changes to its editorial team: Anna Baty is joining from The Bodley Head as senior commissioning editor, while Zuleika’s Tom Perrin is taking on a consultant editor role and Huw Armstrong has been promoted.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-24 09:00:03 UTC ]
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Konnie Huq joins forces with NLT to support fun run

Children’s author and presenter Konnie Huq will support the National Literacy Trust’s Where’s Wally? fun run in spring 2020 in London’s Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-14 14:42:23 UTC ]
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