Canadian publisher wins Chinese jackpot

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Canada: Monica Dobie</p><p>

A tiny Toronto-based educational publisher, consisting of only eight members of staff, has secured a C$18m (&#163;8.2m) contract in China. Lingo Media has announced a co-publishing deal with China's education giant, the People's Educational Press (PEP), to supply Chinese students across the country with textbooks covering the first year of primary school to senior levels.</p><p>

Approximately 8.3 million new students will be using the texts, from the start of the next school year in September. Each student will receive new books for their 12-year stay at sc...

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