Italy’s PubCoder announces a beta edition of its third iteration, while HarperCollins Children’s Books looks to Canada’s Wattpad for new content and talent.
From Japan Today’: at the ministry of education’s urging, Japanese publishers Otsuki Shoten and Popular Publishing have created children’s books on the LGBT experience.
Once awarded the Order of the Red Banner of Labor for ‘the communist education of children and youth,’ the Soviet-born Detskaya Literatura is being sold.
From Russia Behind the Headlines: Pushkin may be “everything,” but in 2016, reported print runs indicate that Korney Chukovsky won Russian kids’ top reads.
The publisher of children’s comics magazine The Phoenix is looking to expand the business with global distribution, bigger subscriber base, and rights deals
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.
In an enlightening exchange of questions and answers, a German and Singaporean editor trade insights on their markets’ opportunities and challenges.
From VietnamNet Bridge: Children’s Day in Vietnam has been welcomed by new releases and collected works from publishers of young people’s literature.
‘My favorite page is the one with the butterflies,’ says Lilli in her video review of ‘Greta Go-Lucky’, a German book ready for grown-up rights buyers.
Calling books ‘an important piece of building a better future,’ McDonald’s Canada partners with children’s publisher Kids Can Press in a book promotion.