Thu, 25/04/2013 - 08:01
The autumn 2013 editions of The Bookseller Buyer's Guide and Children's Buyer's Guide open for submissions today (25th April) from 9 a.m.
Submissions must be made via the Buyer's Guide website www.booksellerbuyersguide.co.uk. Submissions close at 5 p.m....
Wed, 10/10/2012 - 11:30
Rovio, the creator of the hugely popular mobile game Angry Birds, will partner with Cern to produce both books and games as part of its expanding educational offer.
The Finnish-based developer, following on from its partnerships with National Geographic and Nasa announced earlier this year, is linking with Cern, the Swiss-based...
Mon, 03/10/2011 - 15:05
The Spring 2012 editions of The Bookseller Buyer's Guide and Children's Buyer's Guide published in Jan 2012, is now accepting editorial submissions via its website.
It will close at 5 p.m. Friday 4th November. Late submissions will not be accepted. Eligible...
Wed, 13/04/2011 - 14:00
Sonny Mehta, editor-in-chief of Alfred A Knopf, has said publishing's editorial, marketing and publicity standards would guarantee the sector's relevance, as he was awarded the eighth LBF Lifetime Achievement Award in International Publishing yesterday (12th March).
Mehta, who is also chairman of the Knopf Doubleday...
Thu, 13/01/2011 - 15:33
When meeting the personable and upbeat Jane Streeter, who has been the president of the Booksellers Association since May, it is easy to forget that booksellers are facing tough times. The indie owner has a long history in the book trade—she previously worked at Hammicks and has run her own shop, The Bookcase in Lowdham, Nottinghamshire,...
Thu, 06/01/2011 - 15:00
Richard and Judy will launch a new children's book club with W H Smith on the 27th January, as the duo unveiled their adult spring titles. Following on from the TV presenters' adult book club, the Children's Book Club will involve real families, with the books selected by a variety of children.
Rachel Russell, business...
Wed, 05/01/2011 - 08:12
W H Smith is launching a Richard and Judy children's book club, as it unveiled four debuts among its Spring book club collection. The eight books will be promoted across WHS from tomorrow (6th January) as part of an initial first weekend 'Buy One Get One Free' offer.
The books are The Postmistress by Sarah Blake (...
Fri, 17/12/2010 - 12:14
For the UK trade, London and Frankfurt—and, for the children's market, Bologna—are, of course, the must-attend book fairs of each year. But the trade fair is changing as publishing becomes more global and new markets become ever more crucial to the British industry, with a number of fairs rising in importance, from the Gulf region (...
Thu, 02/12/2010 - 07:59
More than 400 people attended FutureBook 2010, The Bookseller’s annual digital conference, with pricing, Digital Rights Management (DRM) and how to develop collaborative partnerships arising as discussion points.
Piracy and how to control access was a key strand that ran throughout the day, with PA chief executive Richard Mollet...
Fri, 26/11/2010 - 11:17
Launching a new company at the start of a global recession might not be everyone's idea of fun, but for Lucy Abrahams, who set up her own scouting business in October 2008, it has been the best decision she's ever made. Quoting Confucius, who once declared that if you find a job you love, you'll never work a day in your life,...