In China, an interesting new fiction bestseller is mixed with nonfiction—and become a point of debate among Chinese readers.
A mix of classics and newcomers structures the lists from December in China, with the approach of the Lunar New Year.
Major seasonal sales impacted the bestseller charts in China in November, as illustrated books saw strong performances from two children’s book series.
Though classics remained heavy on the Chinese fiction list in October, literature for youth is growing in strength.
A cooperative effort produces series of international discussions on children’s book markets, author-illustrator relations, and bookselling.
Adrienne Tang, longtime rights director with Kids Can Press, moves to Penguin Random House Canada to create ‘an entirely new in-house rights operation,’ says CEO Kristin Cochrane.
DK will handle European and British sales and marketing for Sourcebooks to expand the USA-based publisher’s international reach.
Singapore’s 2020 Asian Festival of Children’s Content draws from Asia, the Middle East, Europe, and the Americas for its programming.
In an upcoming digital discussion, World Kid Lit, focused on translated literature for children, will hear from translators.
PRH Grupo Editorial gets translation rights to English-language titles from Wattpad Book, a world Spanish exclusive.