‘Help the authors…powerful change becomes possible,’ says Bookigee’s Kristen McLean, whose first product Writers Cube is dubbed ‘a little box of know how.’
Founded in 2005, New Zealand indie Gecko Press specializes in translating ‘curiously good books from around the world.’ Here, a conversation with its founder.
The publishing buzz at last week’s TOC Conference – In: Big Data, Content Discovery Optimization, Diversity; Out: Social Reading, Hate as a Business Strategy
Dynamism and creativity have helped Helium Editions, Editions Sarbacane, l’école des loisirs, and MeMo forge distinct identities in a field dominated by conglomerates.
The Finnish publisher of Tove Jansson’s Moomin children’s book series will begin publishing them as e-books.
Olivia Snaije looks at what makes French children’s publishing unique, particularly the illustration and attention to detail.
Children’s book publishers are enchanted by interactive apps, but forgoing the inherent market advantages of the basic e-book is a big mistake.
Bologna may be the major children’s book fair, but Frankfurt’s 7,500 exhibitors from 100+ countries is another opportunity to mine the best the world has to offer.
Children’s publishers and license holders need to prepare for broader license agreements to meet the challenges of moving from print to digital.
There’s been a lot of talk about the end of territorial rights, experience suggests that wouldn’t be such a good thing for the author or the books.