S&S UK Children's signs three-book deal with animator Steve Small

Simon & Schuster Children’s UK has signed a series of picture books written and illustrated by animator Steve Small. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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World Book Day to revamp for 2012

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Mon, 07/11/2011 - 09:15 World Book Day is set for a 2012 revamp, with new management, branding and digital promotional ideas hoping to achieve more than one million book token redemptions. WBD will return on 1st March 2012—led by children’s marketing... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-11-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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World Book Day plans reinvigoration for 2012 event

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Fri, 04/11/2011 - 15:27 World Book Day is set for a 2012 revamp, with new management, branding and digital promotional ideas hoping to achieve more than one million book token redemptions. WBD will return on 1st March 2012—led by children’s marketing... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-11-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Books24x7: Professional Books Go Digital

Given ebooks’ recent growth in the trade, professional books are clearly ahead of the digital curve. Books24x7 was one of the earliest companies in the professional ebook space, licensing and repackaging ebooks for IT professionals on a subscription basis for nearly two decades. A subsidiary of... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2011-11-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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UK to be focus country at Abu Dhabi fair

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Thu, 03/11/2011 - 09:45 The UK will be the country focus at the 2012 Abu Dhabi International Book Fair, which will run from 28th March to 2nd April next year at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre. The ADIBF will work with the Publishers... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-11-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon sweetens Prime with Kindle book lending

Is Amazon Prime the best deal in tech? It just may be: Amazon now offers the capability for customers to loan out over 5,000 books for their Kindle or Kindle Fire devices. The Kindle Owners' Lending Library will allow for one book per month to be lent out, and there are no due dates. To borrow a... Continue reading at Betanews

[ Betanews | 2011-11-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Prime Book Lending: Your FAQs Answered

Users can start borrowing books from Amazon right now, so here's what you need to know about using the service with your Kindle device. Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2011-11-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Physical book sales slump £12m in October

Written By: Philip Stone Publication Date: Thu, 03/11/2011 - 09:57 Printed book sales in October slumped 8% year-on-year, due largely to poor sales within the paperback fiction and biographies/memoirs sectors, Nielsen BookScan data has revealed. In total, £144.7m was spent on physical books in... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-11-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Further falls in library use as book stock still suffers

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Wed, 02/11/2011 - 14:09 The latest annual statistics for the public library service show further falls in overall usage of the service amid a continuing decline in spending. Both the number of library "service points" on offer and the number of... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-11-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Google E-Books comes to Canada

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Wed, 02/11/2011 - 08:20 Google has launched its ebook store in Canada, with the regional arms of Random House, HarperCollins, Penguin and Simon & Schuster signing up to the digital service. The publishers join Canadian houses such as D&M... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-11-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Booked Up 'encourages more reading'

Booked Up, the government-funded programme that gives a free book to Year 7 pupils, has found... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Yale has a rummage through authors' books

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Mon, 31/10/2011 - 08:00 Yale University Press will be nosing around authors' bookshelves with the publication of Unpacking My Library: Writers and Their Books next month, with authors including Philip Pullman, Jonathan Lethem and Junot Díaz... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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E-book charts published in Wall Street Journal

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Mon, 31/10/2011 - 08:20 The first official sales charts including ebook sales data have been published in the Wall Street Journal this weekend, with Nielsen BookScan now supplying ebook sales reports to the US paper. read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Magazine Publishers Look to Where Digital is Booming: The Book Business

After the initial flurry of excitement surrounding the release of their digital editions, magazine publishers are now beginning to focus on the strategies behind the products. In addition to complete digital editions, many are seeking other avenues to repackage and sell digital content. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2011-10-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Two six-figure deals for Gollancz

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Fri, 28/10/2011 - 10:39 Gollancz has signed two six-figure pre-empt deals, with editorial director Gillian Redfearn acquiring trilogies by début authors. The first acquisition was made just before the Frankfurt Book Fair, with Redfearn buying UK... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Moving Quickly At Bettie Youngs Books

When talking business with Bettie Youngs, publisher of Bettie Youngs Books, you’ll quickly get an idea of the scale of her ambition, as you’ll hear a lot of numbers. She wrote her first book in graduate school and has since authored 36 books, and now, at BYBooks, seven of her company’s last 12... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2011-10-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Case of 'The Graveyard Book'

It is only exaggerating a little to say that many authors would kill to see the shiny gold Newbery medallion on the cover of one of their books. Which is why it is surprising that the latest edition of Neil Gaiman's The Graveyard Book not only forgoes the medal, but the claim as well: his 2009... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2011-10-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Johnny Vegas book delayed until next year

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Thu, 27/10/2011 - 08:30 HarperCollins has delayed publication of its autobiography of comedian Johnny Vegas, Becoming Johnny Vegas, due for release this autumn, until this time next year. The publisher said the decision was taken in order to... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Ebury signs third Anne Berry novel

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Thu, 27/10/2011 - 07:30 Ebury Press has signed Anne Berry’s third novel The Adoption, a multi-generational story about adoption and identity, with the author moving from HarperCollins imprint Blue Door. Ebury editorial director for fiction Gillian... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-10-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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E-books and Continuum buy drive sales at Bloomsbury

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Thu, 27/10/2011 - 09:41 E-book sales and the acquisition of Continuum helped sales at Bloomsbury leap 16%, although relocation and restructuring costs led to pre-tax profit more than halving to £0.3m, in its latest set of financial accounts.... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Newton hails "terrific" WHS/Kobo deal

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Thu, 27/10/2011 - 14:34 Bloomsbury is anticipating W H Smith's link-up with Kobo to sell e-readers will help create "another big Christmas" for ebooks, as the Group's ebook sales grew by 564% over the first six months of 2011. read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

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