Turnover soars at Carlton Books' parent

Turnover at Jonathan Goodman Publishing, parent company of Carlton Books and Andre Deutsch, soared last year according to accounts filed on Companies House. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-08-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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E-books vs. print: Most parents prefer reading paper books to their children

A new survey found that more than 70 percent of parents still prefer print books to the iPad when it comes to reading to children. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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Headline Home acquires parenting book from influencer Clemmie Telford

Headline Home will publish But Why? How to Answer Tricky Questions from your Kids and Have an Honest Conversation With Yourself While You are At It by Clemmie Telford in 2021.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-16 22:02:29 UTC ]
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World's Worst Parents tops the charts as Nibbies winners soar

David Walliams and Tony Ross' The World's Worst Parents (HarperCollins) has rocketed into the UK Official Top 50 number one spot, selling 74,328 copies in its first three days on sale. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-06 19:39:47 UTC ]
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New Faith-Based Books for Parenting During the Pandemic

New and forthcoming titles are offering parents advice on how to find peace, calm, and connection in a time of uncertainty. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Indie bookstore Powell's Books rehires more than 100 employees as online orders soar

Portland's beloved indie bookstore Powell's Books rehired more than 100 employees after seeing a surge in online orders. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-03-29 18:12:16 UTC ]
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Sales soar 2,000% for Little Princess picture book on handwashing

Parents keen to encourage children into good hygiene practices during the coronavirus outbreak turn to Tony Ross’s anarchic creation for helpParents desperate to persuade their children to keep washing their hands have been turning to Tony Ross’s anarchic creation the Little Princess for help,... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-03-23 12:31:25 UTC ]
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New Parenting Books Foster Faith and Resilience

A slate of new and forthcoming books is ready to help parents find ways to cope with some of the issues kids face today. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-18 04:00:00 UTC ]
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The Dog Man Books: A Guide for Parents and Teachers

For whom does the ball roll, anyways? We're answering your biggest questions about the Dog Man book series by Dav Pilkey. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2019-10-13 10:32:19 UTC ]
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With her new book, Raina Telgemeier makes a gutsy move. Kids and parents will love it.

The beloved graphic novelist writes bravely about her childhood anxieties in “Guts.” Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Lonely Planet turnover dips 5% as profit soars

Turnover for travel publisher Lonely Planet fell by 5% in 2018, while profit before tax increased by 111% on the previous year in a "solid" performance for the company.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Three books to help kids — and their parents — talk about difficult subjects

Try these titles to spark conversation about sadness, identity and other challenging issues Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-07-08 13:00:00 UTC ]
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Carlton Books Restructures Under Welbeck Ownership

Following the departure of publishing director Kirsty Bradbury, Wayne Davies will join Carlton as group publisher, nonfiction, and Alex Allan, has been named interim group publisher, children’s. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-04-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book Sales For ‘The Hunchback Of Notre Dame’ Soar In France After Cathedral Fire

The classic novel shot to the top of Amazon France’s bestseller list after a massive blaze overtook the famed Paris church. Continue reading at The Huffington Post

[ The Huffington Post | 2019-04-16 17:16:25 UTC ]
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Leaver and Smith set up new venture, buy Carlton Books

Publishers Mark Smith and Marcus Leaver have set up a new publishing group and acquired Carlton Books. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Leaver and Smith’s Welbeck Acquires Carlton; Books International Acquires Marston

In two moves announced within days of each other, new consolidation can be seen in both nonfiction and in distribution and manufacturing services in publishing. By Porter Anderson, Editor-in-Chief | @Porter_Anderson Leaver: ‘An Excellent Springboard’ ormer Quarto CEO Marcus Leaver and Mark Smith... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-04-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Smith, Leaver Form New Company, Buy Carlton Books

Mark Smith and Marcus Leaver, two publishing veterans with lots of trans-Atlantic publishing experience, have formed a new U.K.-based company, which has already made the first of what the two said are likely to be several acquisitions. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-04-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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YouTuber’s parents' activity book goes to Seven Dials

Orion imprint Seven Dials has acquired the world rights to social media star Rebecca Meldrum’s first book.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pavilion's turnover drops £2m following colouring books 'blip'

Pavilion Books’ turnover plummeted by £2m last year due to the waning of the colouring books trend, accounts recently filed at Companies House have revealed. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-12-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Global deals for virtual finance book Cloudmoney soar to 10 territories

Cloudmoney, a book on tech and finance acquired days ahead of 2018's Frankfurt Book Fair, has gone on to secure 10 international deals. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-11-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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