Thu, 01/03/2012 - 15:45
Interactive learning company Mindshapes is to launch Magic Town, a virtual world for picture books, later this month. The website is aimed at children aged two to six years, and will include a range of well-known picture-book brands including Winnie the Witch, Elmer and Sir Charlie Stinky Socks.
Deb Gaffin, vice-president of marketing...
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...
Fri, 07/03/2008 - 08:01
Former Waterstone's children's books chief Wayne Winstone this week declared his frustration with publishers' lack of marketing spend on picture books, and called on the industry to up its support for the genre.
Winstone, who has taken a new role as business development director at schools book fair company Troubadour,...