Tagged: Bookseller Children's Conference

Myths of discoverability

Discoverability is a popular topic in the industry today with lots of debate over whose responsibility it is but there are few articles offering practical... Read more

Nine publishers launch empathy manifesto

Nine publishers including Hachette, Penguin Random House Children's and Nosy Crow have launched a manifesto committing themselves to increased empathy-building strategies over the next three... Read more

Non-fiction and TikTok-boosted YA help children’s book market surge

​The children’s book market has increased by more than 11% this year, boosted by picture books, non-fiction and a remarkable 61% growth in YA sales. ... Read more

Help children find hope, Children in Need director urges industry

The book trade has a key role to play in addressing children and young people’s lack of hope, Children In Need director Fozia Irfan has said.... Read more

Erskine advises on marketing to children at Bookseller Children's Conference

Companies need to ensure their brands come across as useful, direct and friendly if they want to appeal to children, according to James Erskine, m.d.... Read more

Keep up 'authentic' social media engagement, says Carrie Hope Fletcher

West End performer and author Carrie Hope Fletcher has advised industry professionals to mobilise their social media platforms and create "engaging, authentic" content to... Read more

YA Book Prize launches for 2021

The YA Book Prize, which aims to recognise the best Young Adult fiction from the UK and Ireland, has re-opened for submissions.  ... Read more

World Book Day plans outreach with book club and library collaboration

​A new monthly book club and greater outreach to public and school libraries are among the World Book Day plans for 2021, the charity’s c.e.o. has... Read more

Barbara Marcus reveals trends in 'robust' US children's market

The US children's market has seen huge growth this year with increasing focus on books by people of colour and by celebrities, Barbara Marcus, president and... Read more

Authors of colour made up 19.6% of YA writers in 2019

Authors of colour made up 19.6% of Young Adult writers published in 2019, a huge leap on previous years, according to new research. Read more

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