UK Author-Illustrator Judith Kerr Named a Specsavers Platinum Bestseller

The German-born British children's writer Judith Kerr is now a member of the Platinum Bestseller club, awarded the honor by Specsavers and Nielsen Book. The post UK Author-Illustrator Judith Kerr Named a Specsavers Platinum Bestseller appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-08-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The UK’s Bestselling 2018 Authors and Illustrators Feted at London’s ‘Nielsen Honors’

The UK's 2018 bestselling fiction, nonfiction and children's titles for 2018 are honored by Nielsen in its annual ceremony in London. The post The UK’s Bestselling 2018 Authors and Illustrators Feted at London’s ‘Nielsen Honors’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-01-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Judith Kerr on earning her stripes as author and illustrator

On the 50th anniversary of The Tiger Who Came to Tea, author and illustrator Judith Kerr talks about creating the classic picture book, despite failing a module in book illustration at art school. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-02-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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‘The Tiger Who Came to Tea’ author Judith Kerr dies at 95

Judith Kerr, a refugee from Nazi Germany who wrote and illustrated the bestselling "The Tiger Who Came to Tea" and other beloved children's books, has died at her home in London. She was 95. The author died Wednesday after a brief illness, said Charlie Redmayne, chief executive at... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-05-23 19:30:00 UTC ]
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Judith Kerr dies aged 95; tributes paid to Tiger Who Came to Tea author

Judith Kerr, illustrator and writer of children’s favourites including The Tiger Who Came to Tea, has died at the age of 95. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Author Ruth Sepety, Illustrator Lane Smith Win UK’s CILIP Carnegie, Greenaway Medals

Both the winning illustrator and author are given more than $600 in books to donate to their local libraries, as well as more than $6,300 in cash. The post Author Ruth Sepety, Illustrator Lane Smith Win UK’s CILIP Carnegie, Greenaway Medals appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-06-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Judith Kerr's next picture book based on author's ninth cat

HarperCollins has bought a new book from Judith Kerr, inspired by the 94-year-old author's ninth pet cat Katinka. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-06-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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In London, a Revamped Specsavers Award Honors UK Bestsellers

Million-copy-selling bestsellers get Platinum status in the UK's new edition of the Specsavers-sponsored award, market performances verified by Nielsen. The post In London, a Revamped Specsavers Award Honors UK Bestsellers appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-01-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Earnings soar for UK's bestselling authors as wealth gap widens in books industry

New study reveals Julia Donaldson, David Walliams and JK Rowling lead the top 1% of authors, who account for nearly a third of all UK book salesThe gap between publishing’s rich and poor continues to widen, as figures from Nielsen BookScan reveal that the top 50 authors account for more than 13%... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Non-agency authors are Amazon UK’s bestselling ebooks

Written By: Lisa Campbell Amazon.co.uk has reiterated its opposition to agency pricing as it revealed its top-selling ebook authors are not governed by the model. Last week Amazon.com announced ebooks had begun to outsell paperbacks in the US for the first time, with 115 ebooks bought for every... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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The UK’s Society of Authors Releases Its Shortlists for the Authors’ Awards Slate 2018

With its Authors' Awards not only for younger writers but also one for a first-time novelist older than 40, the Society of Authors releases shortlists for more than £98,000 in literary awards. The post The UK’s Society of Authors Releases Its Shortlists for the Authors’ Awards Slate 2018... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-06-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The 2017 Man Booker Prize Fiction Shortlist Includes UK, UK-Pakistani, and US Authors

Called 'a group of novels grown from tradition but also radical and contemporary,' the 2017 Man Booker Prize shortlist of six books is announced in London. The post The 2017 Man Booker Prize Fiction Shortlist Includes UK, UK-Pakistani, and US Authors appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-09-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amid ‘the ‘Low-Level Hum of Panic,’ the UK’s Young Writer Award Names Its Jury

One juror for the 2020 Young Writer of the Year award says she hopes 'we won’t see a rash of virus or pandemic stories.' The post Amid ‘the ‘Low-Level Hum of Panic,’ the UK’s Young Writer Award Names Its Jury appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Tomie dePaola, beloved children's author and illustrator of 'Strega Nona,' dies at 85

DePaola wrote or illustrated more than 270 children's books, sold nearly 25 million copies and had his books translated into more than 20 languages. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-03-31 18:51:09 UTC ]
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UK competition authority raises concerns over Cengage/McGraw-Hill merger

After an initial phase of investigation, the UK’s Competition & Markets Authority has decided that the loss of competition brought about by the proposed merger between Cengage and McGraw-Hill could raise the price of university textbooks. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-10 21:53:42 UTC ]
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Ed Vere named BookTrust's new illustrator in residence

BookTrust has named bestselling writer and illustrator Ed Vere as its new illustrator in residence, Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-27 08:35:10 UTC ]
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Clive Cussler, Bestselling Author And Adventurer, Dead At 88

Cussler's page-turning novels about underwater explorer Dirk Pitt sold millions of copies. Continue reading at The Huffington Post

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Clive Cussler, Bestselling Adventure Author, Dies at 88

Clive Cussler, bestselling adventure novelist and a real-life maritime explorer whose life at times mirrored the seafaring escapades of his books, died February 24 at his home in Scottsdale, Ariz. He was 88. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Bestselling author and real-life Hemingway hero Clive Cussler has died.

Clive Cussler, the author of more than 85 books, written over 4 decades, died at home on Monday, February 24, at the age of 88. Cussler was a major bestseller in his lifetime, selling over 100 million copies of his thrillers and adventure novels, and hitting The New York Times‘s bestseller list... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-02-26 20:05:13 UTC ]
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Rob Biddulph named LBF's Illustrator of the Fair

Author and illustrator Rob Biddulph has been announced as Illustrator of the London Book Fair (LBF). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-17 01:30:59 UTC ]
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