The Chen Bochui Award honored translator Helen Wang for her work bringing Chinese children’s literature to English-language readers.
The Hay Festival opens its first event dedicated to young readers’ work in Denmark. And in New York, Jon Fine is named publisher at Open Road Integrated Media.
Having drawn more than 10,000 entries in its first outing last year, the Global Illustration Award promotes the importance of publishing’s visual artists.
Both the winning illustrator and author are given more than $600 in books to donate to their local libraries, as well as more than $6,300 in cash.
‘Women are emptied of their personalities’ in Margaret Atwood’s ‘The Handmaid’s Tale.’ Illustrators Elena and Anna Balbusso knew what to do.
‘We’d been waiting so long for a story like this,’ say Elena and Anna Balbusso, who illustrated Margaret Atwood’s ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ for The Folio Society.
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.