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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This week’s publishing news from Brazil covers the Brazilian honors at the Bologna Book Fair, 70 authors announced for Frankfurt, Kindle Paperwhite launch, and more.
An American and an Italian crossed the language barrier to produce a gorgeous new children’s book, Jemmy Button, along with a common language of creative co-production.
In China children’s books are for indoctrinating good citizens and instilling morals, but elsewhere, kids books are becoming increasingly entertaining, enticing and personal.
A preview of the 50th Bologna Book Fair includes the TOC Bologna program, Sweden as the Guest of Honor Country, and a list of award winners recognized during the fair.
A pocket edition FLIP Paraty will be held in the UK this October, Machado magazine #2 is out now, and Brazil’s Bologna catalog available for download.
To mark its 50th anniversary the Bologna Children’s Book Fair, will award six new prizes for publishers at the forefront of innovation and creative editorial choices.
A strong showing from China, Turkey, India and Brazil, YA publishers waiting for the next big thing and confidence in the future pervaded this year’s Bologna.
The 2012 winners of the BolognaRagazzi Awards given to the best designed books for children were announced, celebrating and acknowledging global creativity.
Observations from the fair includes cockiness from the techies, who think the world is theirs to take, and a common sense of mission among everyone else.