Having planned its program in a hybrid format, the Asian Festival of Children’s Content is delaying in-person events amid new coronavirus cases.
The pandemic ‘year of the backlist’ appears to be still in force in China, the fiction and children’s charts gliding especially slowly.
The works featured in this installment in our Rights Roundup series include the tale of a famous pearl and ‘Magic Candies’ from Korea.
The children’s book sector of the Chinese market’s bestseller lists is led by the German financial coach Bodo Schäfer.
Noting ‘how fundamental it is to create collaborative networks,’ the Italian publishers’ association signs on with BolognaFiere.
Today’s Rights Roundup, coinciding with World Book Day, includes titles from Germany, Finland, Canada, Sweden and the United Kingdom.
Titles in our Rights Roundup come from Japan by way of Finland, as well as Slovakia, Sweden, Germany, Turkey, the United States, and France.
The Bologna International Children’s Book Fair announces a digital-only edition for 2021, cancelling its physical fair over the COVID-19 pandemic.
Even as school reading lists and classics held sway on the charts, some ‘online literature’ also showed its popularity on February’s lists.
The Bologna Children’s Book Fair issues announcements to the news media about what organizers hope can be a physical event on June 14 to 17.