Sourcing Content: Sara Sargent of HarperCollins Children’s Books on Working With Wattpad

HarperCollins Children's Books' executive editor Sara Sargent says she's 'combining a non-traditional way of sourcing books with traditional storytelling' with Wattpad. The post Sourcing Content: Sara Sargent of HarperCollins Children’s Books on Working With Wattpad appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-07-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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HarperCollins Children’s Books pre-empts Gibbons debut in major three-book deal

HarperCollins Children's Books has snapped up world rights in a "lightning-strike pre-empt" to A Clock of Stars by children's author Francesca Gibbons in a major three-book deal. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-17 07:34:18 UTC ]
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Penguin Random House Children’s Books to Publish Wattpad Books in UK

The latest stage in Wattpad's rapid expansion, its own new line of books is to be published in the UK market by Penguin Random House UK. The post Penguin Random House Children’s Books to Publish Wattpad Books in UK appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-08-08 09:05:12 UTC ]
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Paul O'Grady signs 'major' children's book deal with HarperCollins

TV presenter and author Paul O'Grady has signed a “major” multi-book deal with HarperCollins for his debut children’s novel, Eddie Albert and the Amazing Animal Gang, the first in a planned series. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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HarperCollins Children's Books takes two from Skinner

HarperCollins Children’s Books has signed two novels by middle-grade author Nicola Skinner. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-12-23 00:52:01 UTC ]
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HarperCollins Children's Books bags Foreman's 'poignant' elephant story

HarperCollins Children’s Books has signed Noa and the Little Elephant: A Tale of Friendship and Survival, a “poignant” picture book from author and illustrator Michael Foreman, in partnership with the wildlife conservation charity, Tusk. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-08 16:02:51 UTC ]
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Joe Wicks moves to HarperCollins in adult and children's book deal

Fitness guru Joe Wicks is leaving Bluebird for HarperCollins, signing a multi-book deal for adult lifestyle and children's titles with the publisher. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-03 00:41:19 UTC ]
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J.K. Rowling unearthed an old work for her new children's book that's free online

"Harry Potter" author J.K. Rowling is releasing her new book, "The Ickabog," in free online installments. The first two chapters are out now. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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HarperCollins Children's Books takes two more from Gregory

HarperCollins Children’s Books has landed two young fiction titles from Philippa Gregory, build on the fairytale world of The Princess Rules. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-03 09:19:23 UTC ]
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Paulo Coelho deletes draft of children’s book he was working on with Kobe Bryant.

This is a sad and simple human gesture in the face of death. Within hours of learning Kobe Bryant had died in a helicopter crash, novelist Paulo Coelho—most famous in the US for his 1988 novel The Alchemist—deleted the draft of a children’s book he had been working on with Bryant. As Coelho to... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Children’s Books in China 2019: A Showcase of New Original Works from China

Creating books for little people who have just started crawling and saying their first words or for older ones who are too preoccupied with schoolwork to read is hardly child’s play. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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HarperCollins Childrens signs multi-book deal with Michael Morpurgo

HarperCollins Children's executive publisher Ann-Janine Murtagh has acquired world rights to four books - two novels, a novella and an illustrated gift title - by Michael Morpurgo. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Offord joins HarperCollins Children’s Books

HarperCollins Children’s Books has appointed Elisa Offord as interim marketing director, covering Alex King's maternity leave. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-04-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children's Books in China 2018: A Wide-Ranging Selection of Original Works from China

With nearly 100 Chinese publishers and at least half that many illustrators attending the Bologna Children’s Book Fair in March, a big contingent will be representing the land of 1.38 billion people. Most of the publications they are bringing to the fair focus on common themes and age-old plots... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-03-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children's Books in China 2018: Social Media Marketing: Working the Platform

The past few years have seen social media, propelled by the all-purpose WeChat app and the Weibo microblogging service, become an indispensable promotional and sales channel in the Chinese publishing industry. Critics point to challenges facing publishers who depend on social media marketing.... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Industry Notes: Italy’s PubCoder 3 Is in Beta; HarperCollins Children’s Is in Deal With Wattpad

Italy's PubCoder announces a beta edition of its third iteration, while HarperCollins Children's Books looks to Canada's Wattpad for new content and talent. The post Industry Notes: Italy’s PubCoder 3 Is in Beta; HarperCollins Children’s Is in Deal With Wattpad appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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WORKING Challenges in Children’s Books in the Middle East

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HarperCollins Children's Books partners with Hopster

HarperCollins Children's Books has partnered with Hopster, an "edutainment" subscription app that helps kids under six to learn through stories. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-03-03 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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Nielsen Children's Book Summit: YouTube, Discoverability, All Ages Content, and Brands as Platforms

YouTube is the content king, discoverability remains kids' publishing's white whale, top brands are so ubiquitous that they are morphing into de facto platforms, and other takeaways from the 2016 Nielsen Children's Book Summit. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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