Celebrities Entice Children's Book Publishers, But McGraw-Hill Seeks to Create Its Own Stars
- MHCP Hopes Little Eleanor Is The Next Big Thing. // Book Publishing Report;2/17/2003, Vol. 28 Issue 7, p5
Reports on the publication of the literary book 'Eleanor' by McGraw-Hill Children's Publishing. Need for internal growth; Book topic; Anticipation of increasing sales earnings.
- McGraw-Hill Expanding Trade Line. Britton, Jason // Publishers Weekly;9/10/2001, Vol. 248 Issue 37, p27
Presents updates on the expanding trade line of McGraw-Hill Children's Publishing as of September 10, 2001. Appointment of Tracey Dils as publisher of the company; Products traded by the publication; Plan of McGraw to launch a number of book series.
- McGraw-Hill Adds New Trade Imprint. Bean, Joy // Publishers Weekly;3/31/2003, Vol. 250 Issue 13, p26
Reports on the creation of Gingham Dog Press, a new imprint by McGraw-Hill Children's Publishing (MCHP), in its children's publishing line, as of March 2003. Focus of Gingham Dog; Books to be published by MCHP in accordance with the launch of the new imprint.
- Mercer Meyer. Brodie, Carolyn S. // School Library Media Activities Monthly;Dec2004, Vol. 21 Issue 4, p45
Profiles picture book author Mercer Mayer. Personal background of Mayer; Number of children's books published by Mayer; List of online resources containing the works of Mayer.
- Critters at Work. Wilensky, Dawn // License!;Apr2003, Vol. 6 Issue 3, p58
Features the McGraw Hill Children's Publishing's 16-workbook series based on Mercer Mayer's Little Critter characters.
- Fasten your seat backs as kids provide insights. Aithison, Jim // Media: Asia's Media & Marketing Newspaper;7/11/2003, p19
What are the eight-to 10-year olds really thinking about these days? There are verbatim extracts from letters to Mr. Midnight who is the author himself. The Mr. Midnight books, seven thus far, are published by Angsana Books Singapore. A fan mail is more informative than any number of focus...
- Picture Books that Paved the Way: The Touchstone Works Edited by May Massee. Claes, Jane // International Journal of the Book;2009, Vol. 6 Issue 3, p97
During the early part of the twentieth century, children's book publishing grew from an afterthought to a vital and integral part of publishing in the United States. Editor May Massee was an important change agent in this process. May Massee created and served as the head of children's...
- The Kids Are Alright, But... Roback, Diane // Publishers Weekly;2/21/2005, Vol. 252 Issue 8, p75
Addresses the status of children's book industry in the U.S. as of February 2005. Factors that contribute to the decline of the sales of picture books; Impact proprietary publishing on the industry; Role of the popularity of Harry Potter novels in the growth of the fantasy genre.
- Tough times. O'Reilly, Gillian // Canadian Children's Book News;Winter2008, Vol. 31 Issue 1, p8
The article looks at the challenges of publishing picture books in Canada. It mentions that picture books are often the first genre that comes to mind when people think of children's books. Picture books are expensive to produce and the prices do not reflect the cost, and the only way to deal...