In the UK, children’s laureate Chris Riddell, with the support of all eight former laureates including Quentin Blake and Julia Donaldson, has sent an amazing letter to the Department of Education to address current policy that has led to hundreds of school libraries losing a dedicated librarian over the last decade. To see this beautiful letter, click here.
- New publication: Beyond the “good story” and sales history: Where is the reader in the publishing process?
- New publication: #Ownvoices, Disruptive Platforms, and Reader Reception in Young Adult Publishing
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- New Explainer – Tiktok
- The Online Book Consumption Practices of Teen Readers: Mapping the Digital Ecology of Young Adult Fiction