Wellington book-lovers raise 10k to launch children's literature magazine online

A pair of Wellington women with a combined 25 years experience in the children's book world are getting ready to share their passion with a wider audience. Continue reading at 'Stuff'

[ Stuff | 2017-02-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Online video platform for children’s books launches

Sigalit Hart, a children’s storyteller and producer, has launched an online TV channel dedicated to children’s books. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-10-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Shenzhen’s Top 10 Children’s Books in China: Literature, Education, Picture Books

The Shenzhen Reading Forum has issued their list of 10 most popular children's books in China for 2017, as the children's book sector in China continues to grow. The post Shenzhen’s Top 10 Children’s Books in China: Literature, Education, Picture Books appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-12-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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CILIP launches the National Shelf Service to recommend books to children

CILIP, the UK's library and information association, has announced the launch of the National Shelf Service, a new daily Youtube broadcast featuring book recommendations from professional librarians. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-03 12:56:42 UTC ]
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Mary Poppins is launching a children’s book podcast.

There are no shortage of celebrities who’ve been using social media to read to children and fundraise for some of the kids most affected by the impact of COVID-19. Another luminous star (and her daughter) are next in line: Mary Poppins herself, Dame Julie Andrews, plans to launch a... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-04-02 21:15:26 UTC ]
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Egmont to launch three-book children’s series by Aisha Bushby

Egmont is to publish a three-book middle-grade children’s series by Aisha Bushby, author of A Pocket of Stars.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-23 07:32:15 UTC ]
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Authors and publishers get creative as book launches are moved online

In response to the coronavirus outbreak and government advice to socially distance, authors, readers and booksellers are thinking of new, exciting and creative ways to launch their books and keep readers engaged after in-person-events get cancelled.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-18 11:27:40 UTC ]
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Children's book magazine Carousel ceases publication after 24 years

The children’s book magazine Carousel: The Guide to Children’s Books has ceased publication after 24 years. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-06 03:51:33 UTC ]
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Online book festival to launch new genre events for 2020

Online book festival My Virtual Literary Festival (MyVLF) will launch a series of new festivals based on different genres later this year.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-03 11:05:41 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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Greystone Books to launch socially-conscious children’s list

Greystone Books will launch a UK children’s list which will focus on environmental and inclusive titles next year. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-11 17:56:48 UTC ]
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Campaign to launch diversity charity for children's books kicks off

Non-profit organisation We Need Diverse Books has kicked off its campaign to launch a UK branch to improve diversity and representation in children’s books, as Knights Of co-founder Aimée Felone said the project needs industry-wide support. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-30 15:42:06 UTC ]
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SoA launches £5,000 prize for illustrated children’s books

The Society of Authors has launched a £5,000 book prize for ‘quirky’ illustrated books for children aged 0-7. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-01 18:13:35 UTC ]
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Online bookseller aims to boost diverse children’s literature

A new online bookshop has launched to promote books, graphic novels and gifts that feature characters from under-represented backgrounds. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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CILIP launches magazine to promote diversity in children’s publishing

CILIP, the library and information association, is going to promote diverse and inclusive children’s literature via a new magazine, Pen&inc. The first edition of Pen&inc launches today (2nd May) with information about 450 titles, submitted by publishers ranging from Egmont and Hachette... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Reflecting a Diverse Reality in Children’s Books: New African Literature Partnership

Wanting to see more African characters in children's books—both in Africa and internationally—publishers Sarah Odedina and Deborah Ahenkorah have formed a new partnership. The post Reflecting a Diverse Reality in Children’s Books: New African Literature Partnership appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-04-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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UN launches children’s book club

The United Nations is this week launching a children’s book club with organisations including the International Publishers Association and the International Board on Books for Young People. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-14 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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Primary school teacher launches online children’s bookshop

A primary school teacher in Kent has launched an online children’s bookshop to promote little-known titles for primary school-aged readers. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-09-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Electric Literature' Launches New Series As Counterpoint to 'By the Book'

Electric Literature has launched a new biweekly series, in partnership with FSG's MCD imprint and as part of its "Read More Women" campaign, that it bills as a feminist corrective to the 'New York Times' column "By the Book." Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-07-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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