Mon, 28/03/2011 - 09:40
The financial risks of app creation and the dilemmas of handling digital co-editions were the hot topics at the Bologna Book Fair's first Tools of Change conference.
Delegates from 27 countries were present, and yesterday's event (Sunday 27 March) also had an international following via Twitter. The straightest talking of the...
Wed, 23/03/2011 - 07:18
Nosy Crow has signed a four-book deal with Roald Dahl Funny Prize-winner Philip Ardagh, with Axel Scheffler to illustrate.
M.d. Kate Wilson acquired world rights all languages directly in the unagented deal to The Grunts, about "a disgustingly disgruntled family".
The titles will follow the adventures of Mr and Mrs...
Fri, 11/03/2011 - 17:38
Children's publisher Nosy Crow has signed a deal with American publisher Candlewick Press to co-publish the majority of its titles in the US and Canada.
Nosy Crow will become a new imprint of Candlewick Press, which will publish 10 of its titles in 2011. Among the titles to be released in North America are Gruffalo illustrator...
Tue, 22/02/2011 - 12:46
I'm dating the start of Nosy Crow from our announcement of our existence on 22nd February 2010.
In some ways, we didn't feel quite ready, but our hand was forced by two things. The first was that I had been asked to judge the British Book Awards and had given my job title as “m.d. of Nosy Crow”. The second was...
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...
Mon, 29/11/2010 - 09:04
Indie children's publisher Nosy Crow has appointed Allen & Unwin as its representative for printed books in Australia and New Zealand.
Allen & Unwin has been voted Australian Publisher of the Year nine times, and also represents and distributes UK lists including Bloomsbury, Faber and Profile.
Kate Wilson, Nosy Crow m...
Tue, 16/11/2010 - 09:39
Children's publisher Nosy Crow has finalised its publishing schedule for next year.
The publisher has 27 titles lined up, kicking off with S C Ransom's Small Blue Thing, which is released on 13th January. The "romantasy" is about a teenage girl who discovers a bracelet in the Thames, which has ties to the...
Thu, 07/10/2010 - 14:42
A major gathering of children’s publishers has been urged to stay focused on content despite the increasing familiarity children have with new technological advances.
This was the key theme of The Bookseller’s fourth annual Children’s Conference, which attracted more than 200 publishers, agents and digital experts to...Aardvark research | Adrian Hon | amazon | Apple | Bookseller Children's Conference | Chameleon Net | Channel Four | Childrens | Dan Martin | digitisation | Egmont | Fionnuala Duggan | Graeme Neill | Home | iPad | Justine Abbot | kate wilson | Kindle | matt Locke | Mike Richards | Nosy Crow | random house | Six to Start
Wed, 25/08/2010 - 08:34
Children's independent Nosy Crow has appointed Bounce! Sales and Marketing as its UK and export sales agency, and Grantham Book Services (GBS) as its distributor.
Nosy Crow’s first books will be published in January 2011. Bounce! is a specialist children’s agency whose clients include Templar Publishing and Piccadilly...
Tue, 13/07/2010 - 08:54
Independent children's publisher Nosy Crow has recruited Stephanie Amster to be its head of design.
It is the third senior appointment at the publisher since it was launched in February by former Scholastic m.d. and Headline chief executive Kate Wilson. Amster follows Kate Burns, who joins as head of picture books in August, and...