The Global Kids Connect conference, presented by PW and Bologna Children’s Book Fair in New York City on December 2-3, 2015, was a convergence of innovative minds focused on children’s book publishing and the changing children’s book business in China. You can also check out the conversation on Twitter at the hashtag #globalkidscon.
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Global Kids Connect Conference Debuts in New York
The Global Kids Connect conference, organized by Publishers Weekly and the Bologna Children’s Book Fair and held December 2 in New York City, offered a wide-ranging look at the impact of digital media, physical books, trends, and the future of reading in a global children’s and young adult book market.
Global Kids Connect: A Star-Studded Party
Capping the conference was a party for PW’s just-published Children’s Starred Reviews Issue; many local authors and illustrators whose books were featured in that issue were in attendance, along with many publishers and agents. Click through for a selection of photos from the evening.
Children's Publishing in China: Highlights from the First GKC China Deep Dive
Children’s books play a leading role in the fragmented and state-controlled publishing industry in China, and titles in translation are an important part of the mix, according to speakers at an intensive half-day China Deep Dive sponsored by Publishers Weekly and the Bologna Children’s Book Fair.
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