Tue, 26/03/2013 - 10:30
Eight publishers worldwide will team up for a near-simultaneous release of the as-yet-untitled eighth book in Jeff Kinney's Diary of a Wimpy Kid series.
Abrams announced yesterday (25th March) at the Bologna Children's Book Fair that its imprint Amulet Books will publish the book in the US in November 2013, with Puffin in the...
Mon, 25/03/2013 - 10:00
The rise of interactivity, the building of brands and a revolutionary switch to systems which let children lead the decision-making on their educational content were some of the hot button topics discussed at yesterday's (24th March) Tools of Change Bologna, the unofficial kick-off to the Bologna Children's Book Fair.
Mon, 25/03/2013 - 09:40
More than four in five of Young Adult books bought in the US last year were by people aged over 17, according to figures released by research firm Bowker, presented at yesterday's (24th March) Tools of Change Bologna conference.
Just 16% of all YA titles (both print and digital) were purchased by 13-17-year-olds, according to...
Mon, 25/03/2013 - 09:36
A new picture book list for Faber and a children's title from adult author William Sutcliffe are among the deals signed at this year's Bologna Children's Book Fair.
Faber Children's launches picture book list
Faber Children's is launching a picture book list for the first time, with...
Mon, 04/03/2013 - 09:13
The challenge of asserting UK authors as brands in a market dominated by US names will be among the hot talking points at this year’s Bologna Children’s Book Fair (25th–28th March), trade figures have said.
Publishers and agents are anticipating a “buoyant” mood at the fair, despite “a very...
Mon, 02/04/2012 - 02:30
Publishers have complained about a high level of thefts during this year’s Bologna Children’s Book Fair with Michael O’Mara losing up to 75% of its stock on the Wednesday evening.
Senior foreign rights manager Mauro Spagnol said: “We have had problems at the fair before but not on such a scale. I arrived...
Thu, 05/01/2012 - 07:42
The Bologna Children's Book Fair has issued a warning over a directory listing that could lock publishers into a three-year contract at a "remarkable cost per annum".
The warning, sent via email this week to exhibitors at this year's upcoming Bologna fair, warns: "Directory entry forms sent by Expo Guide, and...
Mon, 24/10/2011 - 09:20
The Publishers Association has warned publishers over a directory fraud, which appears to offer a free listing in the guide to the Bologna Book Fair, but in fact could charge publishers almost $2,000.
The form appears to be from the organisers of the Bologna Book Fair, but is from a company called Expo Guide, previously known as...
Wed, 30/03/2011 - 09:30
The Bologna stands are still full of vampires, werewolves, angels and faerie lovers, but with sales of paranormal romance dipping in the US, dystopian fiction—which made a showing at last year's Bologna—has now taken over as the hottest theme in young adult publishing.
Macmillan Children's Books is showing Dark...
Wed, 02/02/2011 - 15:19
Registration is now open for the first Tools of Change Bologna, which is to be held on 27th March.
The conference, which focuses on digital development, will take place a day before the Bologna Children’s Book Fair opens.
"We are delighted and thrilled to be hosting a TOCBologna conference this year at the fair. We...