Stuart Lawrence's 'important' children's book to Scholastic UK

Scholastic UK has acquired Silence is Not an Option: You Can Impact the World for Change by Stuart Lawrence, the younger brother of Stephen Lawrence.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-15 10:32:15 UTC ]
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What will kids be reading in 2018? Scholastic editors issue five predictions about what children's book trends will be popular and successful next year. The post Trends in Children’s Books: Five 2018 Predictions from Scholastic appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Live events 'important for children's books'

Live events are having a direct impact on book sales in the children's market, according to Julia Eccleshare, children's director for Hay Festival, speaking at The Bookseller's Children's Conference this afternoon (27th September). Eccleshare said she thought live performances were not only a... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Bowing to Pressure, Scholastic Recalls Children’s Book Accused of Being Racist

Scholastic has halted distribution of A Birthday Cake for George Washington amid criticism of the book's sugar-coated portrayal of slavery. The post Bowing to Pressure, Scholastic Recalls Children’s Book Accused of Being Racist appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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The Importance of Licensing: Children’s Brands and Books

Randy Petway of Publishing Technology previews his talk at the Frankfurt Book Fair about licensing children's books and media properties. The post The Importance of Licensing: Children’s Brands and Books appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Diverse UK children's books recognised

Writers Malorie Blackman and Marjane Satrapi are among 50 books recognised by reading charity Seven Stories for their cultural diversity. Continue reading at BBC News

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UK author James Dawson chimes in on debate over 'white faces' in children's books

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Should UK Children’s Books Be Non Gender-Specific?

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China Licensing of UK Children’s Books Gains Momentum

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World Book Night UK undergoes important changes for 2014

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The UK’s Largest Children’s Book Distributor – McDonald’s?

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Children still prefer reading physical books, finds Scholastic

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When Children’s Book Authors Don’t Like Children’s Books

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Children’s Books in China 2019: Beijing Dandelion Children’s Book House

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

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Children's Books in China 2018: Top 10 Children's Books in China - A Quick Market Analysis

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