At the Bologna Book Fair, toy company Mattel announced new plans to publish books and digital stories for Barbie, Thomas & Friends, Fireman Sam and others.
The Project for the Study of Alternative Education in South Africa (PRAESA) has been named the winner of the 2015 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award.
Charles Kim describes what it is like to judge 15,000 illustrations for the prestigious Bologna Illustrators Exhibition in just a few days.
Scholastic has partnered with the UK’s Make Believe Ideas to develop a new line of interactive children’s books for ages 0-5, debuting at Bologna next week.
‘Writing translated from other languages makes you see things differently,’ says UK translator Daniel Hahn who will mine the Bologna Book Fair for gems.
Global children’s publishers are turning away from the US and UK and toward Asian, French, Italian, Portuguese or Eastern European publishers for fresh content.
The VéroK Agency represents children’s book publishers across Europe and the English-language markets and is seeing changes in who buys what where.
Events at the book fairs in Jerusalem, Leipzig, Bologna and Frankfurt are honoring the Jubilee year of German-Israeli diplomatic and literary relations.
With a digital category added to the prestigious Ragazzi Awards, the Bologna Children’s Book Fair acknowledged the increasing influence of digital publishing.
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.