As China’s children’s book market matures, publishers are look at ways to develop more local talent while maintaining a balance with foreign titles.
The China Shanghai International Children’s Book Fair opens Friday under new production arrangements–after Reed’s departure–with BolognaFiere as a co-organizer.
Our September bestseller lists in China, produced in partnership with OpenBook and Trajectory, show the market’s fondness for classics cinematic tie-in editions.
At Frankfurt’s The Markets conference, publishing experts spoke about revenue models in the book business and the need to better understand consumers.
Having spent its first decade compiling data and educating the Chinese publishing market on how to use it, Jiang Yanping’s OpenBook today is Beijing’s leading industry research company: She speaks October 9 in Frankfurt’s The Markets.
The Beijing International Book Fair organizers cite robust rights sales at this year’s fair, claiming that sales of Chinese translation rights sold abroad have increased.
The author, filmmaker, and restaurateur Zhang Jiajia climbs the charts by cross-platforming his own works, while summertime reading lists for students bolster the classics.
The US-based Chronicle Books has introduced a new partnership with Trustbridge Global Media to translate, publish and distribute up to 20 children’s titles into Chinese in the first year.
Disagreeing with assessments of a slowdown in the Chinese book market, the Beijing International Book Fair director says she’s seeing ‘real energy in the sector.
Tours of relevant industry sites, lectures, seminars, networking, and training are featured in a series of professional program offerings this week at Beijing International Book Fair.