In examining common ground between independent booksellers and publishers at Bologna’s new bookstore conference, the International Publishers Association’s Michiel Kolman previewed some of the tensions to be debated at London Book Fair.
Latvian children’s publisher Alīse Nigale and her publishing house Liels un Mazs have won a number of awards in Latvia, and she’s now seeing a boost from foreign rights sales.
Chinese publisher Shandong Education Press held an event at the 2018 Bologna Book Fair to launch its new ‘BIB Award Winning Series’ of picture book illustrations and a Nepali rights deal for education series ‘Different Math Stories’.
Looking at her joyous illustrations, it’s easy to see why Elīna Brasliņa is a rising star in Latvian book publishing. We talk with her ahead of London Book Fair’s new emphasis on illustration–and the Baltics.
In an interview during the Bologna Book Fair, Haiyun Zhao from SAPPRFT and Xueqian Li of CCPPG discuss the rapid development of China’s children’s book publishing market.
This year’s Bologna Book Fair was a success for the rights department of Tomorrow Publishing House in China. The company celebrated a number of new rights deals with international publishers.
At the 2018 Bologna Book Fair, Chinese publisher Dandelion Children’s Book House organized a discussion between Gerelchimeg Blackcrane and illustrator Jiu Er on the creation of a new title called ‘Twelve Puppies’.
China Translation & Publishing House launched an anthology of Chinese children’s stories in Bologna and announced rights deals for Arabic and Spanish.
At a special ceremony during the Bologna Book Fair, Macmillan and 21st Century Publishing Group celebrated a new rights deal for Chinese author Cao Wenxuan’s book, ‘Summer’.
Chinese children’s book ‘Bronze and Sunflower’ by Cao Wenxuan became an international bestseller. Here, the Chinese publisher, Phoenix, talks about how the book became a success.