The number of Bologna Children’s Book Fair attendees totalled 27,642 last month, up 3% from 2017, according to the organisers.
Publishers are in the market for "funny" Middle Grade fiction and books with "pitchable" hooks and diverse voices, according to agents ahead of this year's Bologna... Read more
The Bookseller is to run an Illustrators’ Showcase at this year’s Bologna Children’s Book Fair devoted to displaying the art-work of new illustrators. ... Read more
One of the founders of the Bologna Children’s Book Fair, Carla Poesio, has died.
Foreign professionals flocked to Bologna Children’s Book Fair, official attendance figures have revealed, with overseas visitor numbers growing by 15%.
Macmillan Children’s Books has secured fantasy trilogy Children of Blood and Bone by debut writer Tomi Adeyemi in a "hotly contested" six-figure auction.... Read more
Former Penguin Random House group sales director Mike Symons has been appointed chief executive of Bath-based children’s publisher Parragon Books.
Axel Scheffler may leave the UK in the wake of it enacting Article 50, the illustrator has told The Bookseller Daily at Bologna Children's Book Fair.... Read more
Scholastic UK has secured world rights to a picture book of the lyrics from musician, actor and comedian Tim Minchin’s song “When I Grow Up”... Read more
Publishers and agents have declared this year’s Bologna Children’s Book Fair (BCBF) to be positive and vibrant, though the dates for its 2018 edition, announced yesterday, have raised concerns about a conflict... Read more