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    Bologna 2015: Photos from the Fair

    The Bologna Book Fair opened this week to spring sunshine and plenty of activity. See our photo essay of the publishers, authors, and deal-making from the week.

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    Rights Report: Week of March 30, 2015

    New deals for Jonathan Stokes, Brian Conaghan, Courtney Sheinmel, and Madeline Valentine.

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    Mattel Takes More Control of Storytelling, Forms Vertical Publishing Team

    Mattel is forming a vertical digital publishing team and creating more story narratives and other content in-house for use by its global network of publishing licensees.

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    Edda USA Teams with DreamWorks for Nonfiction

    Edda USA is launching a line of illustrated nonfiction lifestyle books under license from DreamWorks Animation this fall.

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    Bologna 2015: Authors in the Aisles and on the Town

    Meg Cabot, Sophie Kinsella, Malorie Blackman, and Dav Pilkey were among the authors celebrating new books and meeting international publishers in Bologna.

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    Irving Place Capital Acquires Bendon

    Private equity firm Irving Place Capital has acquired Bendon, Inc. from The Wicks Group.

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    Bologna Prize for the Best Children's Publisher of the Year

    The winners for the Best Children's Publisher of the Year were announced in Sala Borsa in Bologna on Monday, March 30.

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    Bologna 2015: Early Impressions from a Busy, Sunny Fair

    Amid its warmest weather in years, the Bologna Children’s Book Fair got off to a strong start on Monday, with most of the agents, editors, and rights managers PW spoke with finding it to be a positive, active fair, though no single title had yet risen to be a "book of the fair."

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    South Africa's PRAESA Wins Astrid Lindgren Award

    The Project for the Study of Alternative Education in South Africa (PRAESA) is the recipient of the 2015 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award – the largest award for children’s literature, with a prize of five million Swedish crowns (more than $575,000).

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    Bologna 2015: The ABCs of Children’s Apps

    Before the opening of the Bologna Children's Book Fair, app creators and developers gathered to discuss the digital children's market, including pricing and pitfalls.

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PW KidsCast: A Conversation with Billy Steers
Billy Steers, creator of the Tractor Mac picture books, discusses the 2015 relaunch of his series with Macmillan, as well as the brand-new adventures that await the anthropomorphic tractor and his friends.
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