PRH Children's commits to finding 'overlooked voices' at summer party

Francesca Dow stressed the importance of finding stories from “voices that are overlooked” at last night’s Penguin Random House Children’s summer party. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-06-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PRH Children's Summer Party celebrates 'magic' and 'wonder'

Penguin Random House Children’s Summer Party boasted a magician, ice cream created with liquid nitrogen and two “magic wonder” trees. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-06-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Creatives praised at PRH Children’s Summer Party

Francesca Dow praised her authors and illustrators for keeping the “magic of storytelling” alive at the annual Penguin Random House Children’s Summer Party. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-06-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PRH Children's acquires 'achingly romantic' YA from Jennifer Niven

Penguin Random House Children's is publishing Breathless, a new "personal" and "achingly romantic" YA novel by Jennifer Niven, in paperback this autumn. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-19 14:05:27 UTC ]
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Concern for children's book market as The Book People fails to find buyer

Trade figures have said the failure of The Book People to find a buyer, leading to 155 redundancies, could have ramifications for the children's book market.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-14 05:00:29 UTC ]
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WI15: Finding Her Voice: PW Talks with Rebecca Solnit

In this conversation with a featured speaker, PW checks in with Rebecca Solnit, who will give the afternoon keynote on Wednesday, January 22. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-01-10 05:00:00 UTC ]
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PA urges political parties to commit to axing 'unfair' reading tax

Trade bodies, including the Publishers Association (PA), have sent a letter to the political parties ahead of the release of their election manifestos calling for them to commit to removing "unfair and illogical" VAT on digital publications. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-20 05:24:16 UTC ]
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‘What’s taking so long?’: children’s books still neglect BAME readers, finds study

Although picture has improved since 2017, research shows that last year only 4% of books for the youngest readers featured a minority ethnic heroIn most children’s books, according to one London primary school pupil, “people are peach”. Another feels there are “no black people” in the stories... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-09-19 11:15:59 UTC ]
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Slight increase in BAME representation in children's books, CLPE report finds

The Centre for Literacy in Primary Education (CLPE) has revealed that there has been a slight increase in children's books featuring a BAME (Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic) character – from 4% in 2017 to 7% last year – with a rise in BAME central protagonists, from 1% to 4% in its second... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-18 14:42:56 UTC ]
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PRH Children’s signs ‘subversive YA’ Anna Karenina retelling

Penguin Random House UK Children’s has scooped a 'subversive YA' modern-day reimagining of Tolstoy's Anna Karenina (Penguin Classics).   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-13 02:57:34 UTC ]
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PRH Children’s acquires Vincent’s Fairy Tales for Millennials

Penguin Random House UK Children’s has bought world rights to 12 fairy tale retellings by Bruno Vincent, author of the Enid Blyton for Grown-ups series. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-05 19:08:41 UTC ]
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Redmayne celebrates Kerr at HarperCollins summer party

HarperCollins UK c.e.o. Charlie Redmayne celebrated Judith Kerr and paid tribute to Bob Bradford at the publisher's annual summer party last night. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-04 08:35:24 UTC ]
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Dow hails Puffin's 'great new adventure in non-fiction' at summer party

PRH Children's m.d. Francesca Dow hailed Puffin’s “great new adventure in non-fiction” and the importance of literary adaption and evolution at Penguin Random House Children’s Summer Party at the Natural History Museum last night. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-03 20:23:37 UTC ]
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In Sourcebooks, PRH Finds a New Way to Grow

In taking a 45% stake in the Illinois publisher, Penguin Random House can let a good thing be and benefit at the same time. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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PRH Children’s hires Alex Moyet as brand director

Alex Moyet, formerly senior marketing manager at Activision, has joined Penguin Random House (PRH) Children’s as brand director. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PRH Children’s snaps up two feminist YA novels

Penguin has snapped up the rights to two feminist YA books, with plans to publish in 2020.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PRH Children's showcase features Blackman, Boyne and Copeland

John Boyne, Malorie Blackman and literary agent-turned-author Sam Copeland were some of the speakers at the Penguin Random House Children’s Showcase, with themes around transgender issues, experiences of psychosis and how to cope with anxiety as a small child. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PRH Children’s tackles toxic masculinity with ‘eye opening’ YA

Penguin Random House has acquired a YA novel tackling teen mental illness and toxic masculinity by debut author and mechanic James Goodhand. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PRH Children’s acquires hotly anticipated David Yoon YA

Penguin Random House (PRH) Children’s has acquired the UK and Commonwealth rights to Frankly in Love, the debut YA by David Yoon that was at the centre of a 10-strong publisher auction in the US. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Three leave as PRH Children’s restructures rights team

Penguin Random House Children’s is restructuring its rights team in a move that will see Camilla Borthwick, Joanna Lawrie and Catherine Harrison leave the company. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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