1 Apr 2018

High Stakes for Children's Publishing

From Standing Room Only, 12:10 pm on 1 April 2018

New Zealand's children's publishing industry and writers have been working this week to secure overseas deals at the Bologna Children's Book Fair in Italy. Fledgeling New Zealand publisher OneTree House has been named Best Children's Publisher of the Year for the Oceania region there. Lynn Freeman speaks to co-founder of OneTree House and head of the NZ Society of Authors Jenny Nagle who has spent the week at the Fair. Held annually since 1963 The Bologna Children's Book Fair has been called the leading professional fair for children's books in the world. It brings together authors, artists, illustrators, publishers, printers and bookstore representatives for a trade show and a celebration of children's literature.

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