With more books’ imagery planned for coming years, the Skechers-Dr. Suess agreement starts with ‘The Cat in the Hat’ in Europe and North America.
The Seuss summer is an expansive one in Europe as Slovakia, Albania, and Germany open new licensing deals with the famous brand.
This time our Rights Roundup titles are from Slovakia, the United Kingdom, Brazil, Norway, and the United States.
Finding itself among a handful of European Union nations still with a state-controlled textbook market, Slovakia, says parliament member Branislav Gröhling, must change.
In its latest market report, Slovakia’s publishers’ association says the overall book market was worth up to €110 million (US$135.3 million) in 2016. Fiction rose to 27 percent of those sales.
Translators of Slovak literature say that the interest level in this work remains low compared to how Czech literature fares.
We offer a survey of publishing in the Slovak Republicm, which has struggled to gain recognition in the international market in spite of a lively literary scene and book market.
With Slovakia as guest of honor, Book World Prague offered a gauge of the local book biz, where the recent hike of VAT to 15% has stifled book sales and Amazon is expected to open soon.