‘Hunger’ for UK content at Shanghai children's fair

‘Hunger’ for UK content at Shanghai children's fair

UK publishers exhibiting at the third Shanghai International Children's Book Fair last week (13th to 15th November) reported very busy schedules, with Chinese publishers looking overwhelmingly for series, in either fiction or non-fiction.

Pavilion Books m.d. David Graham, on his first trip to the Fair, said: "It's been absolutely terrific, unbelievably busy, with a mixture of appointments made in advance and lots of people coming to the stand and squeezing in times."

He added: "You can feel the hunger ­ they want your stuff! We will definitely do deals as a result of the fair. Chinese pub...

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