Browsing by topic: children’s books

Flemish Children’s Books Cross Media Boundaries

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A number of Flemish children’s book publishers have launched cooperations with other creative media industries to create apps, games and storytelling experiences.

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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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BiblioNasium Wants to Turn Kids Into Book Reviewers

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BiblioNasium, the literary social network for kids, has announced the launch of advanced book review features.

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Should UK Children’s Books Be Non Gender-Specific?

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The Guardian reports that a UK campaign to stop children’s books being labeled for boys or for girls is gaining support in the publishing community.

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The Impatient Reader

David Wilk, Publisher of Frederator Books

In a high speed interconnected culture, slow to market doesn’t work…we want to fill demand as quickly as possible, writes David Wilk of Frederator Books.

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China Licensing of UK Children’s Books Gains Momentum

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Tight restrictions on foreign transactions did not deter UK kids publishers from striking numerous deals following the China Shanghai Children’s Book Fair.

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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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With Latest, Eliot Schrefer Takes YA to Endangered Africa

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We interview one of our favorite YA writers, Eliot Schrefer, about his latest YA novel, Endangered, set during a chimpanzee preservation mission in Gabon.

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Should More Top Authors Give Back to Indie Bookstores?

James Patterson is giving some $1 million back to independent bookstores.

Love him or hate him, you can’t fault James Patterson for his generosity, as he’s giving some $1 million of his money back to independent bookstores.

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