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Waterstones holds half-term children's 3 for 2

The Bookseller – 2012-02-09

Waterstones has brought its 3 for 2 offer back for one week, but only on children’s books...

Robert Munsch book translated for children of Nunavut

CBC – 2012-02-02

The Nunavut Literacy Council has published the book Just One Goal, by acclaimed Canadian children's author Robert Munsch, in the Inuit language.

WHS launches R&J children's promotion

The Bookseller – 2012-02-02

W H Smith has launched its new Richard & Judy Children’s Book Club promotion with a...

Media Decoder Blog: Children's Book Award Winners Named

The New York Times – 2012-01-24

The awards are the most prestigious in children's literature.

Recession fails to bite children's market

The Bookseller – 2012-01-23

Children's publishing emerged relatively unscathed from a recessionary 2011, with 13 of the...

Thames & Hudson to expand children's list

The Bookseller – 2012-01-12

Illustrated publisher Thames & Hudson is to expand its children's list with new non-...

Haines joins Penguin Children's in new media role

The Bookseller – 2012-01-06

Penguin Children's Group has created the role of acquisitions manager for its media and...

Media Decoder Blog: A New Children's Book Parodies a Beloved Classic

The New York Times – 2011-12-19

"Goodnight iPad" is a bedtime tour of our electronic lives, mimicking the tone of the classic "Goodnight Moon."

New app route for Macmillan Children's

The Bookseller – 2011-12-19

Macmillan Children's Books has launched its first app, Dear Zoo, ahead of the 30th...

Amazon to buy over 450 children's book titles

Reuters – 2011-12-07

(Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc said on Tuesday it agreed to acquire more than 450 children's book titles in the U.S. from publisher Marshall Cavendish.

Amazon.com buys children's books list from Marshall Cavendish

The Bookseller – 2011-12-07

Amazon.com has acquired 450 titles from publisher Marshall Cavendish, marking the retailer's...

Graphic novel wins Quebec children's book prize

CBC – 2011-11-23

A graphic novel about a boy navigating life after the death of his mother has won the young adult novel award from the Quebec Writers Federation.

Ribblestrop scoops Guardian Children's Book Award

The Bookseller – 2011-11-11

Written By: Caroline Horn Publication Date: Fri, 11/11/2011 - 07:30 Return to Ribblestrop by Andy Mulligan (Simon & Schuster Children's Books) has been awarded the Guardian Children's Book Award,...

Mabecron moves into children's fiction

The Bookseller – 2011-11-04

Written By: Caroline Horn Publication Date: Mon, 07/11/2011 - 08:30 Independent bookseller Ron Johns is moving into children’s fiction publishing, following a number of successes as a publisher of...

Palo Alto family's experience depicted in children's book on gay marriage

San Jose Mercury News – 2011-11-03

When 'Yes on 8' signs began popping up on lawns in their Palo Alto neighborhood in 2008, Kathy and Lee Merkle-Raymond found themselves on the front line of the battle over gay marriage in California.

Macmillan Children's buys Birthright trilogy

The Bookseller – 2011-10-24

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Mon, 24/10/2011 - 15:50 Macmillan Children's Books has acquired a new trilogy called Birthright by Elsewhere author Gabrielle Zevin, who was...

Children's minister asks Hunt to intervene on Brent

The Bookseller – 2011-10-21

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Fri, 21/10/2011 - 13:12 The children and families minister Sarah Teather, Liberal Democrat MP for Brent, has added her voice to those calling on the...

Children's books: 'Pie' bakes a family tale in a mystery

SacBee – 2011-10-10

A big white cat and a freshly made pie are on the sky blue cover. Just because of that, "Pie," a new chapter book by Sarah Weeks for upper elementary readers, is almost as irresistible as a warm...

Children's conference: transmedia is essential

The Bookseller – 2011-10-07

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Fri, 07/10/2011 - 14:48 Publishers must explore transmedia approaches to engage children whose lives revolve increasingly around gaming, online...

Children's publishers positive about FBF deals

The Bookseller – 2011-10-07

Written By: Caroline Horn Publication Date: Fri, 07/10/2011 - 08:05 Children's publishers are upbeat about this year's Frankfurt Book Fair, despite the turbulent impact of the uncertain financial...

Plain Kate wins $25K children's book award

CBC – 2011-10-05

Russian-flavoured historical fantasy Plain Kate has won the $25,000 Canadian Children's Literature Award.

Children's book sales defy recession

The Bookseller – 2011-09-30

Written By: Charlotte Williams and Philip Stone Publication Date: Fri, 30/09/2011 - 08:40 Children’s books sales outperformed the rest of the market in the first half of 2011, down just 1% year on...

Dahl in R&J Children's Christmas Book Club

The Bookseller – 2011-09-29

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Thu, 29/09/2011 - 09:37 Titles by Roald Dahl, Rod Campbell and Janet and Allan Ahlberg are included in the selection for the third Richard and...

Penguin targets growth in children's

The Bookseller – 2011-09-15

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Thu, 15/09/2011 - 11:35 Penguin is "significantly" increasing its investment in its children's division, with a focus on pre-school, big brands and the...

Waterstone's add new categories to children's book prize

The Bookseller – 2011-09-14

Written By: Caroline Horn Publication Date: Wed, 14/09/2011 - 09:28 Waterstone’s has extended its children’s book prize to include teen fiction and picture books, in addition to books for five to...

Dolls help to launch children's novel

The Bookseller – 2011-09-02

Written By: Caroline Horn Publication Date: Fri, 02/09/2011 - 15:00 Teacher and artist Patricia Le Baudrier is using digital printing and marketing to launch her debut novel The Orphans of St...

Dawn Porter to write for Hodder Children's Books

The Bookseller – 2011-09-01

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Thu, 01/09/2011 - 14:45 Hodder Children's Books has bought two teen titles from journalist and presenter Dawn Porter. Publisher Emily Thomas did the...

TD and First Book Canada bank on books for children

CNW – 2011-08-25

TD donates $100,000 to provide books to underserved areas across North America

One in six children doesn't read a book a month

The Bookseller – 2011-08-22

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Mon, 22/08/2011 - 15:18 One in six children do not read a single book per month, according to a new survey by the National Literacy Trust. The research...

Children's Laureate attacks Future Libraries report

The Bookseller – 2011-08-11

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Fri, 12/08/2011 - 08:40 The recently appointed children's laureate Julia Donaldson has condemned the "Future Libraries" report as a "cost-cutting...

Rasmussen new Macmillan Children's Books m.d.

The Bookseller – 2011-08-01

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Mon, 01/08/2011 - 15:54 Macmillan Children's Books has appointed current Carlton Publishing m.d. Belinda Rasmussen to the role of publisher. She...

Summer Reading scheme "critical" for children's literacy

The Bookseller – 2011-07-18

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Mon, 18/07/2011 - 15:00 The Reading Agency director Miranda McKearney has called for the annual Summer Reading Challenge, which launches its 2011 run...

No DNA match for Argentine publisher's children

San Francisco Chronicle – 2011-07-16

(07-16) 07:23 PDT BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) -- Tests on blood and saliva from the adopted children of a powerful Argentine media figure have failed to show any matches in a national gene bank...

Children's publishing "haemorrhaging talent"

The Bookseller – 2011-07-15

Written By: Caroline Horn Publication Date: Fri, 15/07/2011 - 08:46 The industry is "haemorrhaging talent" as authors and illustrators are finding it increasingly difficult to make a living in the...

50 Cent turns new leaf with children's book

The Independent – 2011-06-22

He rose to fame with graphic songs detailing the drug use, shoot-outs and violence of his "thug life". Now 50 Cent has turned a new leaf by writing a children's book designed to discourage bullying....

A 'children's book' for adults

San Jose Mercury News – 2011-06-15

Bay Area author Adam Mansbach has touched a nerve with his new book on what parents REALLY want to say to kids.

Lightfoot book nominated for children's lit prize

CBC – 2011-06-15

A wartime diary-style novel by Jean Little and a picture book version of Gordon Lightfoot's Canadian Railroad Trilogy are among the titles nominated for the Canadian Children's Book Centre Awards.

Andre launches new children's literacy scheme

The Bookseller – 2011-06-14

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Tue, 14/06/2011 - 08:27 Pop singer turned TV star Peter Andre is joining the ranks of the champions of children's literacy by fronting the launch of a...

Kindle-only children's series launched

The Bookseller – 2011-06-13

Written By: Philip Jones Publication Date: Tue, 14/06/2011 - 09:00 Intellectual property agency 1454 has developed a new interactive children's adventure series that will be published exclusively...

New children's series launched just for Kindle

The Bookseller – 2011-06-13

Written By: Philip Jones Publication Date: Tue, 14/06/2011 - 08:50 Intellectual property agency 1454 has developed a new interactive children's adventure series that will be published exclusively...

Children's illustrators concerned over UK market

The Bookseller – 2011-06-10

Written By: Caroline Horn Publication Date: Fri, 10/06/2011 - 08:14 An up-and-coming children's illustrator has warned that new British talent is being forced to go abroad in search of work as the...

Donaldson new children's laureate

The Bookseller – 2011-06-07

Publication Date: Tue, 07/06/2011 - 11:52 Gruffalo author Julia Donaldson has been named as the new Waterstone's children's laureate. The announcement was made at a ceremony today (7th June) at...

Grisham top as children's book sales soar

The Bookseller – 2011-06-07

Written By: Philip Stone Publication Date: Tue, 07/06/2011 - 15:44 Thanks in part to a "better than half price" deal at Waterstone's, John Grisham tops the Official UK Top 50 for the first time in...

Children's publishers welcome Waterstone's sale

The Bookseller – 2011-05-27

Written By: Caroline Horn Publication Date: Fri, 27/05/2011 - 12:26 Children's publishers have welcomed the acquisition of Waterstone's by Russian businessman Alexander Mamut. Francesca Dow, m.d....

Children indies' concern over cover prices

The Bookseller – 2011-05-13

Written By: Caroline Horn Publication Date: Fri, 13/05/2011 - 15:40 Publishers are remaining tight-lipped about recent price increases in books for children and teenagers. Price increases have seen...

Child refugee's tale wins children's book honour

CBC – 2011-05-12

The Bite of a Mango, a memoir of a child refugee who comes to Canada to escape war in Sierra Leone, has won the Red Maple Award for non-fiction, one of several children's literature prizes given...

Hachette Children's links with Tesco

The Bookseller – 2011-05-12

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Thu, 12/05/2011 - 09:40 Hachette Children’s Books has teamed up with Tesco to give away book packs to school pupils. Children’s author Giles Andreae is...

Travel publishers look to children's sector for growth

The Bookseller – 2011-05-03

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Wed, 04/05/2011 - 09:10 Lonely Planet is launching a range of children's books called Not-for-Parents, and says that it sees children's publishing as a...

Children's laureate takes on Waterstone's branding

The Bookseller – 2011-04-21

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Thu, 21/04/2011 - 08:20 The new children's laureate, to be announced in June, will be branded the Waterstone's children's laureate for the first time....

Murtagh to take over at HarperCollins Children's from Santos

The Bookseller – 2011-04-15

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Fri, 15/04/2011 - 08:44 HarperCollins Children's Books m.d. Mario Santos is leaving the publisher at the end of June to "pursue other career...

LBF: More support needed for children's poetry

The Bookseller – 2011-04-12

Written By: Bookseller Staff Publication Date: Tue, 12/04/2011 - 15:36 Publishers called for more retail and library support for children's poetry as Chris Holifield, director of the Poetry Book...

Fears over access to children's poetry after Arts Council cuts

The Bookseller – 2011-04-06

Written By: Caroline Horn Publication Date: Wed, 06/04/2011 - 09:37 Children's poetry is among the biggest losers in the children's literature sector following the recent cuts in Arts Council...

LBF to launch Children's Zone

The Bookseller – 2011-03-29

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Tue, 29/03/2011 - 08:25 London Book Fair is launching a Children's Innovation Zone this year, which will include a theatre on the show floor for the...

Wilson to update Five Children and It for Puffin

The Bookseller – 2011-03-21

Written By: Caroline Horn Publication Date: Mon, 21/03/2011 - 15:36 Jacqueline Wilson is to write an updated version of E Nesbit's classic children's novel Five Children and It in a new deal with...

First News helps children to read

Guardian – 2011-03-18

Teachers believe that the weekly newspaper First News is improving children's literacy. A survey of 735 schoolteachers found that 87% of their pupils are more likely to read if they have access to...

Children's Books Publishing in Asia

Publishers Weekly – 2011-03-14

In most parts of Asia, wizardry and fantastical plots have lost much of their magic after dominating the bestseller list for so long. The subsequent vampire and werewolf fever is, by comparison, not...

Ruckus Media Lands $3.5 Million for Children's Book Apps

Digital Media Wire – 2011-03-03

Norwalk, Conn. - Ruckus Media Group, a self-billed "family entertainment company," said on Thursday that it has raised $3.5 million in its first round of funding, led by Alsop Louie Partners and...

Hodder to release final Earth’s Children novel

The Bookseller – 2011-02-24

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Thu, 24/02/2011 - 09:25 Hodder & Stoughton is gearing up for the launch of the final book in the Earth’s Children series, which began 35 years ago...

McSweeney's The Goods: a new children's page for newspapers

Editors Weblog – 2011-02-22

McSweeney's, the publishing house founded by author and editor Dave Eggers, is starting to produce a children's page for inclusion in newspapers, called The Goods. It will be distributed through...

HC buys children's trilogy

The Bookseller – 2011-02-21

Written By: Laura Richards Publication Date: Mon, 21/02/2011 - 15:24 HarperCollins Children’s Books has acquired three titles aimed at girls aged nine-and-over, billed as "Chocolat for young...

Arianna Huffington Does Not Despise Children

The New York Observer – 2011-02-18

As we reported Monday, Arianna Huffington spoke last weekend at a Columbia Spectator journalism awards dinner and casually offered everyone in the room a job. While we're not sure she'll get back to...

HarperCollins Children's Books acquires four

The Bookseller – 2011-02-14

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Mon, 14/02/2011 - 17:21 HarperCollins Childrens Books publishing director Helen Mackenzie Smith has bought her first books since joining the publisher...

Amis: I'd need to have brain injury to write for children

The Independent – 2011-02-12

Children's authors have hit back at comments by Martin Amis in which he said he would need to "have a serious brain injury" before he would consider writing children's literature.

Phaidon Press to triple children's output

The Bookseller – 2011-02-10

Written By: Caroline Horn Publication Date: Thu, 10/02/2011 - 16:03 Phaidon Press is aiming to triple its output of children's titles to 30 new children's books by 2012, up from eight in 2010....

Dominic Kingston to leave Macmillan Children's Books

The Bookseller – 2011-02-10

Publication Date: Thu, 10/02/2011 - 07:55 Senior publicity manager Dominic Kingston is to leave Macmillan Children's Books (MCB) at the end of April. Kingston has been with the publisher since 2005,...

Debut author wins Waterstone's Children's Book Prize

The Bookseller – 2011-02-09

Publication Date: Wed, 09/02/2011 - 20:05 Debut author Sita Brahmachari has won the Waterstone’s Children’s Book Prize for her coming-of-age novel about life, death, friendship and love. She was...

Redwall children's author Brian Jacques dies

Reuters – 2011-02-09

LONDON, Feb 9 (Reuters Life!) - British author Brian Jacques, renowned for his bestselling "Redwall" children's fantasy series, has died aged 71.

S&S Children's acquires "Arthurian" series

The Bookseller – 2011-02-08

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Tue, 08/02/2011 - 08:20 Simon & Schuster Children’s Books has acquired an adventure series inspired by Arthurian legend. Venetia Gosling, fiction...

Teach Your Children Well

Folio Magazine – 2011-02-08

While many media pundits purport that magazine readership is dropping or that printed magazines are soon to be extinct, the truth emerges that year after year magazine readership continues to grow.

Emma Hopkin to leave Macmillan Children's Books

The Bookseller – 2011-02-04

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Fri, 04/02/2011 - 16:42 Emma Hopkin, managing director of Macmillan children's books, is to leave the company on 21st April to "pursue an exciting...

Penguin Children's Books creates new licensing wing

The Bookseller – 2011-02-03

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...

Bob the Builder designer on Waterstone's Children's Book Prize shortlist

The Bookseller – 2011-01-10

A debut title by the designer behind “Bob the...

Children's author Dick King-Smith dies

CBC – 2011-01-06

British children's writer Dick King-Smith, who wrote the book that was the basis for the movie Babe, has died. He was 88.

Details emerge of Richard and Judy children's book club

The Bookseller – 2011-01-06

Richard and Judy will launch a new children's...

Make The Grade Pitching Children's Mags

Media Bistro – 2010-12-25

Pitch children's pub powerhouses like National Geographic Kids and Sports Illustrated for Kids with these tip sheets on nailing the right tone, topic, and educational takeaway in your pitch.

Arabic Children's Books Sell Out At Harrods

Yahoo – 2010-08-02

DOHA, Aug 2 (Bernama) -- Best-selling children's books translated into Arabic by Bloomsbury Qatar Foundation Publishing (BQFP) sold out at the world's most famous luxury department store, Harrods,...

Narberth family raising book funds for Afghan children

Yahoo – 2010-07-28

We all know, according to television commercials and a national literacy organization, that reading is “fun-damental” for children in the United States. Now a family in Narberth is taking that...

Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing Releases U-Ventures iPhone App Inspired by the Original Book Series, Choose ...

Yahoo – 2010-07-26

Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing, today announced the first U-Venturesâ¢: Return to the Cave of Time application available on the iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad as a multimedia, interactive...

Cécile Aubry, Actress and Writer of Children’s Stories, Dies at 81

Yahoo – 2010-07-24

Ms. Aubry, a French actress, had a short but glamorous film career and later became a writer, creating a children’s television series.

How to Write: with children's author and illustrator Leigh Hobbs

Yahoo – 2010-07-21

Leigh Hobbs is one of Australia's best known children's book creators. His latest, Mr Chicken Goes To Paris , is shortlisted for the Prime Minister's Literary Awards in the new children's book...

Publisher Plans a Palin Biography For Children

Yahoo – 2010-07-11

he Christian book publisher Zondervan wants to bring Sarah Palin’s story to a possibly undiscovered audience: 9-to-12-year-olds.

Children's Corner: Winners of the Newbery, Caldecott Medals share their inspiration

Post Gazette – 2010-07-05

"Inspirational" is the best word to describe the American Library Association's annual summer conference, at least for lovers of children's and teen literature.

Cormorant Books to Start Children's Imprint

Publishers Wekly – 2010-03-25

Toronto-based Cormorant Books is launching a children's and YA imprint, Dancing Cat Books, which...

Sid Fleischman, Children’s Author, Dies at 90

New York Times – 2010-03-24

The Newbery Award-winning author never set out to write for children but flung himself into the field on a dare.

The future of children's book publishing

Washington Post – 2010-03-21

Stephen Lowman explores the future of children's book publishing.

Sarah Ferguson, Duchess Of York Launches Children's Book Series

The Huffington Post – 2010-03-16

NEW YORK, March 16 /PRNewswire/ -- This August, the Duchess of York and Sterling Children's Books will publish Helping Hand Books, a series designed to help children understand personal and social...

Dutton Children's Pre-Empts YA Debut for Six Figures

Publishers Wekly – 2010-03-11

In a deal for six figures, Dutton Children's Books bought a debut YA novel by a young editor at...

After Victory Against Disney, Children’s Group Loses Its Lease

New York Times – 2010-03-10

The Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood was evicted after pressuring the Walt Disney Company into offering refunds to buyers of its Baby Einstein videos.

HMH Children's Buys Buzzed-About Anne Frank Novel

Publishers Wekly – 2010-03-08

In another buzzed-about pre-Bologna acquisition, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Children's bought...

Children's publishers expect 'upbeat' Bologna

The Book Seller – 2010-02-24

Children's publishers are reporting an upbeat...

Kate Wilson sets up children's publisher, Nosy Crow

The Book Seller – 2010-02-22

Kate Wilson is to set up her own publishing...

Children’s poetry can be successful, says self-published poet

The Book Seller – 2010-02-17

Self-published poet Chrissie Gittins has...

A Fine Line When Ads and Children Mix

New York Times – 2010-02-15

Advertisers are increasingly cautious about taking out ads aimed at children, and that is hurting children’s magazines.

Children’s Books: Alarmingly Bright Futures

New York Times – 2009-12-19

The stories of television and Day-Glo paint, and a pop-up book that explains the origins of dozens of household objects.

Dubai Children’s Book Fair Postponed

Publishers Wekly – 2009-12-17

The first Dubai International Children’s Book Fair, set for February 3-10, 2010, has been postponed indefinitely, according to a brief statement issued by the organizer, the Mohammad bin Rashid Al...

Margaret B. Young, Writer of Children’s Books on Blacks, Dies at 88

New York Times – 2009-12-19

Mrs. Young, the widow of the civil rights leader Whitney Young Jr., wrote several books for children on the African-American experience.

Children’s Books: Fancy Dressing

New York Times – 2009-12-19

A book about a girl who tries on her mother’s shoes, and another about the many uses for a hat.

USM honors famed children's writer

Hattiesburg American – 2009-04-03

Famed children's writer Judy Blume has explained the wonders of life, death and every situation in between. On Thursday, she shared the wonders of her personal life with a crowd of teachers and...

International Children’s Books Day: What's Your Favorite?

Fast Company Magazine – 2009-04-03

There are certain parts of childhood we all miss: Recess, picture books, nap time. Today, International Children’s Books Day (on what would have been Hans Christian Andersen's 204th birthday) gives...

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