Trade hails Waterstones Childrens Book of the Month impact

Sales of books included in Waterstones‘ Children’s Book of the Month promotion in 2016 totalled 327,854 units through Nielsen BookScan, demonstrating the retailer’s influence in shaping the market for Middle Grade titles. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-02-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Rob Biddulph wins Waterstones ​children’s book prize 2015 with debut book Blown Away

The tale of a misplaced penguin scoops the overall prize for new and emerging authors, with Sally Green taking the teen category and Robin Stevens winning the younger fiction awardSee Rob Biddulph’s step-by-step guide to How to draw… a windy dayAn adventure story about Penguin Blue and his... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2015-03-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hannah Gold’s The Last Bear wins Waterstones children’s book prize

‘Triumphant debut’ with environmental theme, illustrated by Levi Pinfold, is awarded £5,000 prize by the chain’s booksellersA timely adventure story that tackles environmental themes has been named winner of this year’s Waterstones children’s book prize.The Last Bear by Hannah Gold, illustrated... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2022-03-31 19:00:00 UTC ]
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McNicoll wins Waterstones Children's Book Prize with debut A Kind of Spark

Elle McNicoll has been named overall winner of the Waterstones Children’s Book Prize 2021 for her debut novel A Kind of Spark (Knights Of).  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-06-30 15:03:18 UTC ]
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BA restarts Children's Book of the Month scheme with Diddle That Dummed

The Diddle That Dummed (Hodder Children's) by Kes Gray and Fred Blunt has been selected as the Booksellers Association's Children's Book of the Month for July.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-01 02:25:08 UTC ]
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Eddo-Lodge chosen as Waterstones Book of the Month, with charity donation

Reni Eddo-Lodge's chart-topping Why I'm No Longer Talking to White People About Race has been named as Waterstones Book of the Month for July, with 20% of sales set to be donated to charity. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-22 20:19:30 UTC ]
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China’s Shanghai International Children’s Book Fair Reports 16,145 Trade Visitors

Organizers of the 2019 China Shanghai International Children's Book Fair say that 1,498 rights trade agreements were made during the fair. The post China’s Shanghai International Children’s Book Fair Reports 16,145 Trade Visitors appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-12-03 08:30:46 UTC ]
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Elphinstone's The Snow Dragon is BA children's book of the month

The Booksellers Association has named Abi Elphinstone’s “captivating” story The Snow Dragon as its book of the month for November.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-01 01:30:17 UTC ]
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Beano launches monthly children’s book club

Beano has launched a new book subscription service for children offering newly published books across a wide range of authors and genres. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-23 16:43:46 UTC ]
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Campaigners hail 'seismic shift' in diversity of US children's books

Number of books featuring African Americans has more than doubled in the past decade, with Asian Americans triplingCampaigners have hailed a “seismic shift” in US children’s publishing after statistics showed that the number of kids’ books featuring African-American characters has more than... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-03-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Onjali Q. Raúf wins Waterstones Children’s Book Prize

The Boy at the Back of the Class by Onjali Q. Raúf (Hachette Children’s Books) is the winner of this year’s overall £5,000 Waterstones Children’s Book Prize, beating off competition from other category winners Tomi Adeyemi, Lauren Ace and Jenny Løvlie. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Scottish Book Trade Conference Preview: Waterstones’ Daunt, Nielsen’s Bohme

With a dual-track structure for booksellers and publishers, the Scottish Book Trade Conference on February 26 will feature workshops as well as discussion. The post Scottish Book Trade Conference Preview: Waterstones’ Daunt, Nielsen’s Bohme appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-02-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Lucy Strange novel is BA’s children’s book of the month

Our Castle by the Sea by Lucy Strange (Chicken House) is January’s Independent Booksellers’ Children’s Book of the Month, chosen by the Booksellers Association’s children’s bookselling group. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BA launches Independent Children’s Book of the Month Scheme

The Booksellers Association is launching an indie Children’s Book of the Month promotion following on from last year’s Children’s Book of the Season campaign. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Angie Thomas wins Waterstones Children’s Book Prize

US author Angie Thomas has been crowned the overall winner of the Waterstones Children’s Book Prize 2018 for her debut YA novel, The Hate U Give (Walker Books). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-03-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Adult Trade, Children's Categories Posted Six-Month Gains

Sales of adult trade book rose 3.1% in the first six months of 2017 over the comparable period in 2016, according to figures released by the AAP. Sales of children’s/young adult books increased 4.5% over the first half of 2016. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-10-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Brexit will have a major impact on the book trade'

Former Europe minister and author Denis MacShane outlines some of the effects that Brexit may have on the book trade. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-07-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Millwood Hargrave's 'mesmerising' debut wins Waterstones Children's Book Prize

Poet and playwright Kiran Millwood Hargrave has been named the winner of the Waterstones Children’s Book Prize 2017 for her debut novel The Girl of Ink and Stars (Chicken House). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-03-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Waterstones Children’s Book Prize shortlists offer ‘optimism in uncertain times’

The 18-strong shortlists for the Waterstones Children’s Book Prize 2017 show a strong presence from independent Chicken House as well as publishers Hachette and Penguin Random House. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-02-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Diverse' Waterstones Children's Book Prize shortlist revealed

Fiction books reflecting the “concerns and issues” of modern day children and teenagers have been highlighted in the Waterstones Children’s Book Prize 2016 shortlist. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-02-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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