Exhibitors headed for the Bologna Children’s Book Fair are voting on notable publishers; BookExpo and BookCon announce new speakers.
A substantial uptick in submissions to the illustration exhibition, deepens the field for visitors and for visual artists working in children’s publishing.
The Shanghai International Children’s Book Fair hosts the Golden Pinwheel for young illustrators and the Chen Bochui Awards for children’s book authors.
Perceived cultural resistance and inadequate marketing to international audiences can mean that children’s picture books lag in translation on the world stage.
Determinedly offbeat, the Polish children’s publisher Dwie Siostry—created by three, not two, associates—embodies both the spirit of its market’s potential and the struggle of its economy’s realities.
Illustrator, author, and campaigner Sarah McIntyre has proved a powerful voice for the past 18 months in the campaign to bring more visibility and credit to book illustrators.
Citing the ‘increasing value” of design and illustration in “today’s visually dominated world,” Frankfurt Book Fair announces a new Global Illustration Award competition to discover and honor international effectiveness in the field.
Oldcastle Books has given classic literature a pulp fiction makeover with retro cover designs and campy blurbs to bring new readers to these classic texts.
Tuesday, April 12, at #LBF16 in Olympia London’s National Hall Gallery: “Women in Comics: Is the Graphic Novel Industry Failing To Recognise Female Creators?”
Can a country have a particular illustration style or aesthetic? Four German publishers tackle this question as the Bologna Book Fair takes place.