MCB buys festive trio from Alex T Smith

Macmillan Children’s Books has bought three full-colour gift titles written and illustrated by Alex T Smith. Editorial director Gaby Morgan bought world rights in all languages from Alison Eldred at Arena Illustration. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-09 21:23:43 UTC ]
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Hay Festival reveals earlybird events by Mantel, Smith and Hirsch

Hay Festival has announced eight “earlybird” events for next year’s activism and climate crisis-themed event. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-11 13:58:34 UTC ]
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WH Smith to buy second US travel retailer; High Street book sales fall 5%

WH Smith has announced it is to buy US indie travel retailer Marshall Retail Group (MRG) for $400m. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-16 21:24:24 UTC ]
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Nicholls, Smith and McEwan join Cheltenham Literature Festival line-up

David Nicholls, Ali Smith and Ian McEwan are among the line-up for this year’s the Times and Sunday Times Cheltenham Literature Festival. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-01 05:28:19 UTC ]
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Leaver and Smith set up new venture, buy Carlton Books

Publishers Mark Smith and Marcus Leaver have set up a new publishing group and acquired Carlton Books. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Smith, Leaver Form New Company, Buy Carlton Books

Mark Smith and Marcus Leaver, two publishing veterans with lots of trans-Atlantic publishing experience, have formed a new U.K.-based company, which has already made the first of what the two said are likely to be several acquisitions. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-04-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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InMotion buy helps WH Smith to 6% Christmas trading rise

WH Smith has reported a “strong trading performance” for Christmas trading, with total sales up 6%. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Most ambitious' Hay Festival Cartagena to star Adichie, Smith and Sands

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Zadie Smith and Philippe Sands are among the literary heavyweights leading Hay Festival Cartagena 2019's line-up in its "most ambitious year yet". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-11-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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W H Smith 'had planned' B&N buy-out

W H Smith reportedly offered to buy struggling US bookselling chain Barnes & Noble (B&N) last year before the deal fell apart. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-11-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Monday Wake-Up Call: Salesforce co-founder is buying Time. Plus, why Alex Bogusky rejoined CP&B

Welcome to Ad Age's Wake-Up Call, our daily roundup of advertising, marketing, media and digital news. You can get an audio version of this briefing on your Alexa device. Search for "Ad Age" under "Skills" in the Alexa app. What people are talking about today: Time magazine is getting new... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2018-09-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Juno Dawson and Alex T Smith team up for YA story

Author Juno Dawson and illustrator Alex T Smith have teamed up to create a YA novel, which will be published by Barrington Stoke in October next year. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-11-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Macmillan buys two Jennifer E Smith YA novels

Macmillan Children’s Books has bought the UK and Commonwealth rights to two novels by US YA writer Jennifer E Smith. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-09-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Alex Clark joins Bath Festivals

Bath Festivals has appointed Alex Clark as artistic director of words and literature. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-08-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Alex T Smith's Claude to be Disney Junior animation series

Alex T Smith's bestselling Claude books are to be adapted into an animated series for Disney Junior EMEA. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-05-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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H&S buys Laini Taylor trio

Hodder & Stoughton has acquired three new young adult novels by Laini Taylor, author of the Daughter of Smoke & Bone trilogy. Kate Howard, associate publisher at Hodder, acquired British Commonwealth rights, excluding Canada, from Jane Putch of Eyebait Management. The first book, The... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-05-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Publishing buys Russell trio

Amazon Publishing has acquired three books by Leigh Russell, who has previously been published by independent No Exit Press. Russell’s Journey to Death and two further titles will be published by Thomas & Mercer, Amazon Publishing’s crime imprint. Senior editor Emilie Marneur bought world... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-05-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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H&S buys Alex Ferguson on leadership

Hodder & Stoughton has acquired a book on leadership by Sir Alex Ferguson, described as a “refreshing, inspiring and straight-talking business book – packed full of leadership lessons that can be applied far beyond the football pitch”. Leading, which will be co-written with investor and... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-03-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ali Smith to guest direct Brighton Festival

Ali Smith will be the Guest Director for the Brighton Festival 2015. The annual multi-arts festival, which celebrates music, theatre, dance, circus, art, film and literature, will take place from 2nd to 24th May 2015. Smith is the seventh guest director, taking on the mantle from the 2014 guest... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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WH Smith official Guildford Festival bookseller

W H Smith will be the official bookseller at the 25th Guildford Book Festival. The retailer... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2014-04-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hodder Completes Quercus Buy, Smith to Leave Company

Quercus CEO and cofounder Mark Smith will be leaving the company, but aiding in the transition. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-04-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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