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  • Collins’ movie adaptation Hungry for success

    Katie Morhen, 26 Mar 2012

    The movie adaptation of Suzanne Collins’ The Hunger Games got off to a stellar performance in its opening weekend at the box office. The first instalment of the trilogy raked in $155 million (£97.7

    Page 26 Mar 2012

  • Publisher launches fragrant series for kids

    Katie Morhen, 22 Mar 2012

    Children’s books are set for a reinvigoration with the launch of a new series that are filled with touch-activated scents. Bonnier Publishing’s Autumn imprint has unveiled its Smellessence division,...

    Page 22 Mar 2012

  • Publisher to transform mobile app into e-book tale

    Katie Morhen, 20 Mar 2012

    In a revolutionary move forward in the digital world, a major publishing house is set to transpose the characters of a popular children’s smartphone application into an e-book, it has been reported....

    Page 20 Mar 2012

  • Consumers judge books by their cover, Trollope says

    Katie Morhen, 14 Mar 2012

    Reading enthusiasts do base their book choices on the cover presentation, despite the saying “never judge a book by its cover”. That this according to leading novelist Joanna Trolllope, who told The

    Page 14 Mar 2012

  • E-book sales soar 250% for Hachette

    Katie Morhen, 13 Mar 2012

    Hachette saw sales of e-books surge 250 per cent in February, helping to offset losses suffered at its parent company, it has been reported. The publisher’s chief executive officer Tim Hely Hutchinson

    Page 13 Mar 2012

  • The Lorax added to list of Dr Seuss adaptations

    Katie Morhen, 09 Mar 2012

    The latest adaptation of a children's book by the much-loved Dr Seuss will be doing the rounds at cinemas this year. Dr. Seuss' The Lorax is a movie adaptation of one of the children's

    Page 09 Mar 2012

  • Google Play to heat up e-book market competition?

    Katie Morhen, 08 Mar 2012

    This week’s launch of Google Play could be set to heat up market competition in the world of e-publishing. Google introduced its new site on Tuesday (March 6th), enabling consumers to access e-books,...

    Page 08 Mar 2012

  • Children’s publisher launches e-reading app

    Katie Morhen, 06 Mar 2012

    A leading children’s publisher in the US has today (March 6th) launched an e-reading app for youngsters as it aims to digitally innovate reading for kids. The world’s biggest distributor of children’s

    Page 06 Mar 2012

  • Boys closing gap on girls in reading stakes

    Katie Morhen, 01 Mar 2012

    Boys have caught up with girls in terms of reading ability in the UK, new research from Dundee University suggests. The study looked at which children's books 213,000 youngsters across

    Page 01 Mar 2012

  • World Book Fair attracts thousands in Delhi

    Katie Morhen, 28 Feb 2012

    Approximately 80,000 people, aged from the young to the old, were in attendance at the 20th World Book Fair in New Delhi on Sunday. Held at the famous Pragati Maidan venue, India's largest

    Page 28 Feb 2012

  • Indian adult fiction market grows 82%, figures show

    Katie Morhen, 23 Feb 2012

    Indian publishing houses experienced a strong first half of 2011, particularly in the fastest-growing market of adult fiction, which increased 82 per cent. According to a report by the...

    Page 23 Feb 2012

  • Multiple locations bad for bookshops, study finds

    Katie Morhen, 20 Feb 2012

    Booksellers with too many geographical outlets could find their businesses struggling as consumers increasingly look online to purchase titles. Such is the suggestion of Mike Jervis, insolvency...

    Page 20 Feb 2012

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