At Digital Book World, a session on digital children’s publishing tried to answer the questions: How many of the old rules still apply? What are the new rules?
Walter Dean Myers, the new US National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature, wants to communicate that reading is a matter of life and death.
Readers are obsessed with war, in books and the media, but that might not be so if our society were more directly exposed to the horrifying reality.
Iceland has one foot in ancient culture and one foot in the modern world — and its books pose unique challenges, says translator Victoria Cribb.
It is a wonderful time to be a children’s publisher.Still, there are challenges: increasing digital distractions, the poor economy, e-books — what’s the toughest?
My 11-year-old nephew is reading War and Peace. How did that happen? It all has to do with his parents and the way they inspired him from an early age.
In Germany old publishing habits die hard. But the country’s burgeoning self-publishing industry is challenging the status quo.
Many ebooks are available for 99 cents or less on Amazon, but few would mistake these cheap ebooks as high literature
Chad Post, the publisher of Open Letter Books, explains why his company decided to sell e-books and price them at $4.99.
At the Publishers’ Forum in Berlin earlier this month, it became clear that German publishers have no desire or need to rush into digital publishing. By Amanda DeMarco “It’s inevitable.” At the Publishers’ Forum hosted by digital services provider Klopotek in Berlin earlier this month, several versions of the phrase “Shape your own future!” cropped up in presentations. At first I thought …