Children’s

Children’s book publishing is one of the most innovative areas in publishing, with growing opportunities for digital innovation and new business models.

Telling the Stories of World War I to a YA Audience

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An introduction to one of the most interesting books to come out about World War I, a book that is aimed at making the trauma accessible to a YA audience.

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The Bologna Children’s Book Fair’s Shift Toward Digital

A new digital category was added to the prestigious Ragazzi Awards this year.

With a digital category added to the prestigious Ragazzi Awards, the Bologna Children’s Book Fair acknowledged the increasing influence of digital publishing.

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A Land Where Dragons Are Too Dangerous

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In the UK, a top author was forced to cut a “fire-breathing dragon” from her book because of concerns the publisher could be “sued under health and safety regulations.”

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Scholastic News’ “8 Coolest Kids of 2013″

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The editors of Scholastic News featured the “8 Coolest Kids We Met in 2013,” a roundup of the most inspiring, courageous, and innovative kids featured in the magazines this year.

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Best World Children’s Book Award Winner Talks to PP

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By Dennis Abrams South African writer Anita Pouroulis, a former primary school teacher from Johannesburg, won the Best World Children’s Book Award at the China […]

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Barbara Park: An Appreciation and Remembrance

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Publishing Perspectives’ Dennis Abrams remembers his friend Barbara Park, the late author of the 55 million copy bestselling Junie B. Jones series.

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Gertrude Stein: The Making of a Children’s Book

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Gertrude Stein’s children’s book, The World is Round, is 75 this year and is being rereleased by Harper Design in a reproduction of the book’s first edition from 1939.

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Brazilian Children’s Books on the Rise in Frankfurt

Miriam Gabbai of Callis Publishing was a Frankfurt veteran.

Leading Brazilian children’s publishers are in the spotlight this year at the Frankfurt Book Fair, and demonstrate Brazil’s growing rights business with markets around the world.

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Scholastic Donates 1m Books to Charity Reach Out & Read

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Scholastic has donated 1 million books to Reach Out and Read, a literacy charity that works to provide books to at-risk children via doctors and nurses.

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Random House to Offer Dr. Seuss as Ebooks

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Random House Children’s Books is releasing Dr. Seuss’ bestselling oeuvre as ebooks for the first time.

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