British, American, Lithuanian, Estonian, and Latvian writers are featured in this year’s timely lineup at London Book Fair, including David Baldacci and Jacqueline Wilson.
ALA announces Hello, Universe by Erin Entrada Kelly as the Newbery Medal winner, illustrator-author Matthew Cordell for his picture book Wolf in the Snow as the winner of the 2018 Randolph Caldecott Medal.
The next two-year post as Children’s Literature Laureate in Australia is taken up by Morris Gleitzman, as the American Literary Translators Association announces deadlines for its competitions’ entries.
The observations made by these diverse publishers during at the first Children’s Books Salon in New York speak to their common faith in the social power of books.
How is the political climate in the United States is affecting the sales of socially relevant books? One Canadian publisher says the ‘Trump bump’ is real.
In France, a new exhibition on Arab comics launches at the Angoulême Comics Festival. And in the States, Scholastic’s new nonfiction imprint will tackle history and social issues for children.
Close to 30 international publishers are spending two days in New York City to meet with US acquisitions editors and publishing executives in the first Children’s Books Salon from Frankfurter Buchmesse New York and Publishing Perspectives.
Returning children’s regulation to the country’s science and culture ministry—and developing books under state control—Russia proposes a new tack.
Several international participants in next week’s Children’s Books Salon–produced by Frankfurter Buchmesse New York and Publishing Perspectives–speak to us about the children’s book sector in their respective markets today.
The New York office of the Frankfurter Buchmesse, together with Publishing Perspectives, will host the first two-day Children’s Books Salon in New York City on January 23–24, 2018.