Amid final nominations for IPA’s Prix Voltaire, book bannings and charges of censorship raise new controversies in children’s content.
Scholastic in ‘Rocket Park’ Deal With France’s Gaumont
The Gaumont-Scholastic Entertainment project is developing Down syndrome advocate Sofia Sanchez’ ‘Rocket Park’ books for television.
Bologna Barnstorms Its Sister Fairs: New Tour at Frankfurt
Bologna Children’s Book Fair begins a second tour of award-winning illustration, set at other book fairs.
Shanghai International Children’s Book Fair Postponed From March to July
The ninth iteration of the China Shanghai International Children’s Book is moving its 2022 dates to July, under COVID-19 restrictions.
The Lunar New Year: China’s Book Market in 2021
In China, 2021 was a ‘grim’ year for physical bookstores, and online book sales also leveled off, according to research from Beijing OpenBook.
Czech Publisher Albatros Media Expands Its Direct International Sales
The Czech publishing house Albatros Media has expanded its business by translating and selling its own titles into Spanish and English-language markets.
Enchanted Lion Books’ Claudia Zoe Bedrick on ‘Pushing the Form’
Nearly 20 years into its life as a publisher of international work for children, Enchanted Lion is planning picture books for older readers.
Turkish-German ‘LiteraTür Kids’ Opens November 16 Online
This series of events includes programming for children as well as for interested consumers and publishing professionals.
Vietnam’s Ehomebooks Launches Children’s Picture Book Award
Looking to celebrate undiscovered authors and illustrators, Ehomebooks launches the International Children’s Picture Book Award.
Singapore Book Council Names its 2020 Literature Prize Winners
The Singapore Literature Prize program honors work in the four official languages of the island nation: Chinese, English, Malay, and Tamil.