Tagged: KidsConf2018

Beetle Boy creator M G Leonard on the key to screen adaptations

Beetle Boy creator M G Leonard says the key to screen adaptations lies in balancing creative licence with loyalty to the source. Read more

CBeebies creator Pickard says subscription models can plug public service screen gap

Nigel Pickard’s TV career spans more than 30 years of creating shows for children, including stints as controller of BBC Children’s, for which he oversaw... Read more

Hanna Otero | 'We don't realise how much we see things through the lens of our own culture'

Based in New York with one of the foremost children’s publishers globally, Hanna Otero manages Lonely Planet Kids’ publishing and coedition business across its UK,... Read more

Passing the screen test: four speakers reveal what makes a hit TV adaptation

A rise in the number and output of streaming platforms such as Amazon Video and Netflix has opened up new and profitable revenue streams for... Read more

Call the Midwife: Fickling reveals advice that has shaped his four-decade career

During spells at OUP, Doubleday and Scholastic, David Fickling published some of the biggest names in 20th century publishing. He reveals how he has managed... Read more

Non-fiction drives Children's growth in 2018

While the Children's market as a whole has plateaued in value since leaping 7% in 2016, with the full-year for 2017 posting a razor-thin 0.07%... Read more

Peter and Nicola Usborne to speak at Children’s Conference

Peter Usborne and his daughter and deputy m.d., Nicola Usborne, are speaking at this year’s The Bookseller Children’s Conference on 24th September.... Read more

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