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Amazon Moves Into Kids Books, Acquires Marshall Cavendish

In Children's by Dennis Abrams

By Dennis Abrams On December 6, Amazon.com signed a deal to acquire over 450 titles of the US children’s trade book business of Marshall Cavendish Children’s Books. Marshall Cavendish is one of the world’s leading educational and consumer publishers and classroom digital solutions providers. It is a list of titles that has been nominated for over 150 industry awards and …

Interview with Jeff Belle of AmazonCrossing

In Global Trade Talk by Helen Gregg

By Helen Gregg AmazonCrossing is an imprint of Amazon.com specializing in translating world literature into English. The editors use data readily available through Amazon –- customer reviews, ratings, sales –- to select books for translation. Jeff Belle, Vice President of Books and the head of AmazonCrossing, took time to answer a few questions. AmazonCrossing’s latest title, Pizzicato by Rusalka Reh, …