In taking books to film or television, consultant Maha Abdullah tells publishers, full ‘localization’ may be better than mere translation.
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.
Disney Publishing Opens Sixth Annual Campaign for First Book
By buying Disney books, sending in reading-related photos, and reading from the Disney app, consumers can contribute to Disney Publishing’s book donations to First Book.
X-Men? No, X-Rated: The Secret History of Marvel Comics
Today, Marvel Comics may be a multi-billion dollar business built on the back of superheroes, but its past is littered with lewd, pornographic publications.
TV-Tie Ins Take Top Priority at Disney’s Re-imagined Hyperion
Hyperion, the book publisher owned by Disney, is planning to sell off most of its back list, and will instead focus on books that tie directly into ABC-Disney TV Shows.
Publishing is Seriously Nostalgic About Comics, But Why?
Using Sean Howes’ biography of Marvel Comics as a prism, Daniel Kalder considers the fate of comics, a declining art that makes billions in merchandise and movies.
Disney’s First Language Learning App Focuses on Chinese
Disney Publishing has launched it’s first language learning product, an iOS app based on Toy Story 3 that offers English/ Mandarin vocabulary and grammar.
Children’s Books Deals in the News
Collection of books and licensing deals from children’s publishers around the world
When are E-books Appropriate for Children?
By Edward Nawotka Let’s be honest, no one really likes the idea of their child spending a lot of time in front of a television (unless it’s on an airplane keeping them quiet). So is a computer screen all that different? In today’s lead story, Jeanne Mosure, Senior Vice President, Group Publisher, Disney Publishing Worldwide, discusses her company’s move into …
Disney’s Digital Future
By Edward Nawotka Much has been made of the emergence of e-books for adults, but the real early adopters of digital technology aren’t exclusively tech geeks but children. Anyone who has spent time with a teen, a pre-teen, or even a toddler, knows who quickly kids can adapt to something new and it goes without saying that e-books will be a …