Caitlyn Dlouhy has been promoted to v-p, editorial director of Atheneum Books for Young Readers. You can meet Caitlyn at the NJSCBWI Conference in June.
Jennifer Hunt is joining Penguin Children’s Dial Books as vp of acquisition and development and editor-at-large, starting next week, reporting to Lauri Hornik. She will acquire and develop literary and high-quality commercial fiction, from picture books to YA, and will also “liaise with the film/tv/game community on the west coast.” Hunt was most recently editorial director at Little, Brown Children’s.
The Children’s Choice Book Awards honored Rick Riordan as author of the year and David Wiesner (Art and Max) as illustrator of the year, based on votes from over 500,000 kids.
BEA starts May 23rd at the Javitz Center in NYC – http://www.bookexpoamerica.com/BEA-Conferences/Childrens-Book-Professionals/
|Hachette Book Group USA||22 percent|
|HarperCollins US||19 percent|
|Simon & Schuster (worldwide)||17 percent $26 million|
|Harlequin||13.6 percent $15.7 million (CA)|
|HarperCollins (worldwide)||11 percent|
|Random House UK||8 percent|
|Hachette UK||5 percent|
|Simon & Schuster UK||3 percent (approximately)|
Harper US eBook Sales Reach 19 Percent for the Quarter.
Hope everyone enjoys Mother’s Day!