Thu, 09/05/2013 - 10:53
I have three children, and they all love reading and being read to. As my eldest daughter, now 10, began to read more and more, tearing through the classics of my childhood (mostly American) and British books, I began to look further afield.
I was surprised to discover just how few children's books (beyond picture books,...
Fri, 19/10/2012 - 08:45
The digital market for children’s books could take off once parents begin to hand down devices, though this may come too late for some young readers who may inherit the tools to read digitally just as their interest in books declines.
According to a survey on the children’s market, “Understanding the Children’...
Tue, 22/11/2011 - 10:15
Sales of children's books have rocketed during the past 10 years, but not just thanks to bestsellers like JK Rowling and Stephenie Meyer, but because of growth in backlist and midlist sales.
According to Nielsen BookScan data, sales of children's books have surged from £193m in 2001 to £325m in 2010. This growth...
Fri, 07/10/2011 - 09:35
Children's publishers are upbeat about this year's Frankfurt Book Fair, despite the turbulent impact of the uncertain financial markets across Europe.
Andrew Sharp, group rights director for Hachette, said: "The fact is that publishers across the world continue to build their lists, and [they] want new and exciting books...
Wed, 01/04/2009 - 05:16
A new children’s publisher is planning to launch its first books at this year’s London Book Fair, kicking off with six new illustrated titles.
Maverick has been formed out of Icarus Arts Publishing, a company that manufactures calendars and gift cards based on designs created by founder Steve Bicknell.
Fri, 19/12/2008 - 06:47
Global children's publisher Scholastic has reported a 1% decline in revenue from continuing operations for the quarter to 30th November, dropping from $687.6m to $661.6m. The business also announced that it had reduced its spending plan for the second half of fiscal 2009 by a further $20m by eliminating management bonuses and reducing all...
In this role you will manage the publicity department for a leading publisher of children’s titles and its portfolio of book titles, products, brands and artists.
The main purpose of the role will involve strategically managing their publicity team and PR activities as well as devising and planning trade and...