To mark its 50th birthday, children’s publisher l’école des loisirs is exhibiting 70 illustrations—of which 70% are original—at the Paris Salon du Livre.
As an homage to Charlie Hebdo, the French Publisher’s Association has published 100,000 copies of a new book, La BD est Charlie, with 183 drawings by top artists.
An innovative collaboration between a French children’s publisher l’école des loisirs and a children’s hospital results in something extraordinary.
The Folio Society, the UK publisher of up-market limited editions, is moving into retail, innovating in print, and continuing to seek out the best writers have to offer.
James Joyce’s novel is an act of pure linguistic pyrotechnics, so when faced with the task of illustrating it John Vernon Lord was understandably ‘bewildered.’
Australian upstart publisher Milk Shadow Books has tapped a well of multicultural comics talent down under to produce a string of bestselling fringe titles.
A revival in classic illustrated books is helping Poland’s children’s book market boom, says Katarzyna Domańska of publisher Dwie Siostry.
Sally Gardner has won the prestigious Carnegie Medal for Maggot Moon; Levi Pinfold won the Kate Greenaway Medal for illustrations in his picture book, Black Dog.
The Argentine illustrator known as Isol has won the world’s largest award for children’s literature, the 5m-kroner (roughly $766,000) Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award.
By offering writers ready made art as inspiration, Storybird has attracted 2 million users and is turning traditional children’s and YA publishing workflow on its head.