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'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-10-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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UBM Partnership Adds Children’s Books Rights and Licensing to Beijing Book Fair

The Beijing International Book Fair's newly dedicated children's book program is announcing a partnership with exposition giant UBM to expand the fair's licensing opportunities. The post UBM Partnership Adds Children’s Books Rights and Licensing to Beijing Book Fair appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-05-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children's Books in China 2018: Beijing Baby Cube Children’s Brand Management Company

Baby Cube was founded by husband-and-wife team Yang Wenxuan and Liu Hong. The company grew out of their past professional experience in online retailing and literary publishing and out of their community outreach work focused on helping children to start reading. “It started as a reading club in... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-03-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Licensing Drives a Quarter of Children’s Book Sales, Says New Research

Licensed titles made up 26% of unit sales of juvenile books in the U.S. in 2018, according to just-released research from the NPD Group. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-02-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Inception Announces Bookful, an AR Platform Licensing Penguin Random House Brands

Inception's Bookful app has the advantage of the beloved Beatrix Potter content and other Penguin Random House brands on which to base its first six digital books. The post Inception Announces Bookful, an AR Platform Licensing Penguin Random House Brands appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-11-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Oi! picture book brand poised for stage and licensing success

Hodder Children’s Books and Maximum Licensing are hoping to take the Oi! picture book series into stage promotions and licensing after acquiring new rights from the illustrator’s agent and the author. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-04-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Childrens Books in China 2018: Untangling the Import Issues (and Rumors)

As of today, Peppa Pig remains a bestseller in China. Winnie the Pooh continues to sell, and so does Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. There has been no restriction on these titles or on other foreign publications and translations. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-03-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Shanghai Children’s Book Fair Reports Gains, Amid UK Concerns About Import Issues

Citing record attendance for its professional program, the Shanghai Children's Book Fair offers an upbeat report amid some concerns voiced by UK publishers. The post Shanghai Children’s Book Fair Reports Gains, Amid UK Concerns About Import Issues appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-11-28 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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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

[ The Bookseller | 2016-09-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Trusted Media Brands Cuts Children’s Book Publisher

Thirty-one employees face layoffs, though magazine brands not affected. The post Trusted Media Brands Cuts Children’s Book Publisher appeared first on Folio:. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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Russell Brand at work on children's books

Russell Brand is writing a series of books aimed at children, with illustrations by Chris Riddell... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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China Licensing of UK Children’s Books Gains Momentum

Tight restrictions on foreign transactions did not deter UK kids publishers from striking numerous deals following the China Shanghai Children's Book Fair. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Penguin Children's Books creates new licensing wing

Written By: Benedicte Page A new Media and Entertainment group has been created within Penguin Children’s Books under newly promoted publishing director Eric Huang. The group combines the BBC Children's, Sunbird and Ladybird licensing teams. Penguin Children's Books m.d. Francesca Dow said... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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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: 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: 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: 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: 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

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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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