Live events are having a direct impact on book sales in the children's market, according to Julia Eccleshare, children's director for Hay Festival.
The Harry Potter series is the nation's most-loved book-into-film adaptation, according to a survey, with classics also ranking high in list.
The Bookseller has opened submissions for the YA Book Prize 2017.
Amazon is children's favourite online retailer, statistics from kids marketing platform SuperAwesome have revealed, with 54% of girls and 47% of boys, aged between 7... Read more
Book wholesaler Gardners saw revenue grow 8.5% in the year to the end of February 2016, with profit also up.
The Girl on the Train (Black Swan) has run away with both first and second place in the Official UK Top 50, according to Nielsen... Read more
The children's print book market is on course for an 11.7% increase to a full year value of £394m this year if sales continue at... Read more
Television rights to L C Tyler’s comic crime series have been bought by the producers of ITV’s "Midsomer Murders".
"Publishers need to think beyond the book" to other media such as YouTube and Snapchat, and ensure everything they do has "the consumer at its heart”,... Read more
Supermarket Sainsbury’s is taking on Amazon by offering a one-hour delivery of goods, via a courier on a bicycle.
Hachette UK has commemorated its first year housing all seven publishing divisions under one roof on London's Victoria Embankment by unveiling a large-scale mural at Carmelite House, described... Read more
The founders of Down the Rabbit Hole, the radio show about children’s books, are launching a new website and podcast to mark its Autumn 2016... Read more
Over 2,000 bookshops are preparing to celebrate the UK’s inaugural Bookshop Day on Saturday 8th October with events and book clubs, according to The Booksellers... Read more
Emma Finnigan, previously William Heinemann and Windmill publicity director at Penguin Random House, has launched her own PR agency: Emma Finnigan PR. ... Read more
A family-run independent bookshop in Stockton is celebrating its first birthday by expanding into new premises quadruple its original size.
Issue No 5728
Friday, September 23 2016
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