Tagged: Bologna Book Fair

Ten children’s editors win scouting trip to Bologna

Ten editors from publishers such as Nosy Crow, Penguin Random House and Little Tiger have won a place on a funded scouting trip to Bologna... Read more

Middle Grade in demand as Bologna Book Fair opens

Literary agents are preparing their hot books to take to the Bologna Children’s Book Fair this week, with a focus on Middle Grade titles and a... Read more

Maisie Shearring “over the moon” at Bologna

Maisie Shearring, the young British illustrator who picked a $30,000 award at the Bologna Book Fair, has shared some of her work with The... Read more

Fair clash could hit 2016 numbers

Publishers, authors and agents have said children’s book trade personnel may have to choose between the London Book Fair (LBF) and the Bologna Children’s Book... Read more

Bologna visitor numbers increase 15%

More than 35,000 people attended this year’s Bologna Children’s Book Fair, which took place in Bologna, Italy, last week (29th March – 1st April), a... Read more

UK illustrator wins $30,000 Bologna award

British illustrator Maisie Shearing has won the Bologna Children’s Book Fair award for young illustrators, beating more than 3,000 entrants to the title. As winner... Read more

Packham pens children’s book

Wildlife expert and TV presenter Chris Packham is bringing his love of animals to the children’s book world with Amazing Animal Journeys, which will published... Read more

Mattel moves Barbie in-house

Toy giant Mattel revealed its publishing plans to The Bookseller Daily at Bologna, including the dramatic shift of moving creation of Barbie assets in-house, plus... Read more

Little Tiger stumps up for Stomp

UK independent Little Tiger Press is making its first move into licensing by acquiring Jeff Norton’s digital picture book Stomp School: Love You, Kaiju!. Little... Read more

Italian children’s sector defies market fall

The children’s sector outperformed the overall market in Italy in 2014, and has been “the saviour of the Italian book market”, according to Associazione Italiana... Read more

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