Publishers in many countries are finding success with nonfiction children’s books that offer illustrated explanations of complex concepts.
Canada’s Greystone Books Announces Issue-Driven Kids’ List in the UK
‘Topics of inclusion, global issues, science, the environment, and nature themes’ are the focus of Greystone’s new line of books for children.
Singapore’s Asian Festival of Children’s Content Plans 10th Edition in September
Themed on diversity, the program–unusual for its mix of professionals and parents–has Myanmar as its focus and an illustrators’ show for the public.
The British Book Awards: 2019 Books of the Year Shortlists
The British Book Awards, or ‘Nibbies’–which comprise both industry and book honors–today announce their books of the year shortlists.
IlluSalon’s Global Illustration Award: At Frankfurt Pavilion October 10
The 2018 Global Illustration Awards will be announced on the first evening of Frankfurter Buchmesse, October 10, in the new Frankfurt Pavilion.
Asian Festival of Children’s Content Runs This Week in Singapore
The latter part of the week sees the ninth Asian Festival of Children’s Content in Singapore with the island nation itself as Country of Focus, in honor of the 50th anniversary of the Singapore Book Council.
Programming Announced for the 2018 Singapore Asian Festival of Children’s Content
The three-day Asian Festival of Children’s Content this year features two awards programs and days of conference programming for attendees, amid 50th anniversary observances for the Singapore Book Council.
At London Book Fair: The Unfunny Plight of Women in Comics
Tuesday, April 12, at #LBF16 in Olympia London’s National Hall Gallery: “Women in Comics: Is the Graphic Novel Industry Failing To Recognise Female Creators?”
“I Was a Juror at the Bologna Illustrators Exhibition…”
Charles Kim describes what it is like to judge 15,000 illustrations for the prestigious Bologna Illustrators Exhibition in just a few days.
Peter Brown Knows What His Audience Needs
Children’s book author and illustrator — and one time reluctant reader — Peter Brown hides lessons in his stories, and learns a few himself visiting schools.