'Paddington' movie trailer glimpses at children's book series bear

The 'Paddington' book series was written by Michael Bond and initially illustrated by Peggy Fortnum. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2014-03-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The biggest-ever children’s book deal is for a fantasy series about bloodthirsty unicorns.

The murderous unicorns are coming! A 28-year-old lawyer and debut children’s book author from England, Annabel Steadman, has landed what is reportedly the largest children’s book deal ever—a healthy seven figures—for a fantasy adventure series, Skandar and the Unicorn Thief. The series is set in... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-09-16 16:36:23 UTC ]
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Egmont to launch three-book children’s series by Aisha Bushby

Egmont is to publish a three-book middle-grade children’s series by Aisha Bushby, author of A Pocket of Stars.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-23 07:32:15 UTC ]
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Richard Curtis signs deal to adapt children's book series into 'Love Actually for kids'

Film director Richard Curtis has signed a deal with Locksmith Animation to create an animated feature based on his festive children's books, in a project described as "Love Actually for kids".  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-06 05:51:00 UTC ]
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Children's Books in China 2018: Survival in China: The Bear Grylls (Middle-Grade) Story

As of February 2018, 12 volumes of Bear Grylls’s Mission Survival series have been published in China, with overall sales exceeding 6.8 million copies. The numbers are a surprise to many, including some at the Jieli Publishing House, though not to editor-in-chief Bai Bing. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-03-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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‘Operation You,’ an AR and VR-Enhanced Children’s Book Series, Exhibits at CES

At the start of the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show week, California-based Quantum Storey Company exhibits the first title in its 'Operation You' series of children's books that come with augmented and virtual reality enhancements.  The post ‘Operation You,’ an AR and VR-Enhanced Children’s Book... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-01-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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James Patterson partners with Einstein Archives for children's book series

The latest project from prolific thriller novelist James Patterson will aim to bring a love of Albert Einstein to young readers. Patterson is partnering with the Albert Einstein Archives at Hebrew University of Jerusalem to write a series of middle-grade books focusing on “Max” Einstein, a... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2017-12-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Paddington at St Paul's, last in classic children's series, due in 2018

Michael Bond’s final book about the accident-prone bear will be published next year on the anniversary of the author’s deathA final adventure for Paddington Bear, in which the marmalade-loving magnet for trouble visits St Paul’s Cathedral, will be published in June 2018, a year after the death... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2017-11-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book series for children focuses on Treaty of Waitangi story

A set of books have been written to  teach children about the Treaty of Waitangi. Continue reading at Stuff

[ Stuff | 2017-02-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pirate fiction series to HarperCollins Childrens Books

HarperCollins Children’s Books has acquired a four-book fiction series about pirates by Amy Sparkes and Ben Cort. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-01-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Faber Children's signs second Dozy Bear picture book

Faber Children’s has bought a second Dozy Bear picture book by author Katie Blackburn and illustrator Richard Smythe. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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How one Muslim turned a childhood of bullying into a popular children's book series

Amin Aaser was a teenager living in Minnesota when the 9/11 terrorist attacks occurred. He doesn't want other Muslim children to face the bullying that he experienced. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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Monster series to HarperCollins Childrens Books

HarperCollins Children's Books has acquired an illustrated young fiction series, Monster and... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Children’s Books in China 2019: The Chinese Children’s Book Market Is Still on a Roll

The oft-quoted numbers remain as compelling as ever: 370 million people under the age of 18, an additional 17.5 million babies born annually, and at least 600 active publishers in the children’s book industry. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-03-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children’s Books in China 2019: Beijing Dandelion Children’s Book House

With the 12th anniversary of Beijing Dandelion Children’s Book House just around the corner, founder and editor-in-chief Sally Yan has embarked on a personal project to reread and reexamine her company’s bestsellers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-03-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children’s Books in China 2019: Thinkingdom Children’s Books

For Thinkingdom Children’s Books, the main goal in creating its first series of original children’s picture books goes beyond “helping every kid to become a book lover,” which has been the company’s motto since 2003. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-03-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children's Books in China 2018: Top 10 Children's Books in China - A Quick Market Analysis

The two biggest online book retailers in China are Dangdang and JD, which combined take up nearly two-thirds of the market. However, despite serving the same readership, their top 10 bestseller lists tend to differ greatly. Interestingly enough, for 2017, their charts share not even one title. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-03-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children's Books in China 2018: Thinkingdom Children’s Books

“Helping every kid to become a book lover” is the motto at Thinkingdom Children’s Books, which was established in 2002 to translate classic and award-winning children’s books. Less than one year later, it published two well-known authors: Tetsuko Kuroyanagi (Totto-Chan: The Little Girl at the... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-03-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children's Books in China 2018: The Continuing Story of the Children’s Book Market in China

Eleven years ago, in 2007, China Children’s Press & Publication Group (CCPPG) participated in the Bologna Book Fair for the first time. Their booth in Hall 29 was small, shabby, and minimally decorated and very few visitors dropped by. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-03-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children’s Books in China 2018: Beijing Dandelion Children's Book House

The contradictions embodied in the folk symbol of the witch captured the attention of Sally Yan, founder and editor-in-chief of 11-year-old publishing company Beijing Dandelion. “The witch is a popular figure in Western classics: sometimes as the protagonist; other times, in the periphery. The... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-03-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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