The works featured in this installment in our Rights Roundup series include the tale of a famous pearl and ‘Magic Candies’ from Korea.
Scribd Opens a Digital Subscription Service in Australia
The Scribd subscription introduced in Australia this week has opened at a price of AU$13.99 and includes audio as well as reading content.
UK: Welbeck Acquires Australian Illustrator Robert Ingpen’s Backlist
en titles from illustrator Robert Ingpen now form the basis of a new UK children’s book publishing imprint, Welbeck Children’s Classics.
International Authors’ Groups Not Satisfied in #Audiblegate Dispute
Under the transatlantic pressure of writers’ associations and unions, Audible offers a concession. And the authors say it’s not enough.
Nielsen Book Releases Australian Audiobook Consumer Research
What’s reported to be the first study of audiobook consumer behavior in Australia points to a new, young audience for the format.
BBC Studios Names PRH the Publishing Partner for Australia’s ‘Bluey’
Going into the American market in October and the British market in mid-20201, the animated series about a dog family has a deal with PRH.
Activist Teela May Reid Wins Western Australia’s Utemorrah Award
Teela May Reid, a Sydney-based attorney, will see her book ‘Our Matriarchs Matter’ published by Magabala Books as part of her Utemorrah win.
Rights Roundup: Critical Thinking in a Long, Hot Summer
From Sweden, Denmark, the UK, Australia, the USA, the Netherlands, and Norway, today’s titles include children’s books and an LGBT graphic novel.
Nickelodeon Is Taking Australia’s ‘Real Pigeons’ to Film and TV
The Australian author-illustrator team behind the ‘Real Pigeons’ books – Andrew McDonald and Ben Wood – are headed into film development with Nickelodeon.
Ingram Touts Print-on-Demand Capacity Boost: UK, Australia, USA
Book distribution giant Ingram announces a new printing and shipping facility in Melbourne, while American and British plants are being upgraded.