Mayo Clinic Press Kids will publish “engaging mental and physical wellness content for children” for both the trade and educational market
ASH Literary is a children’s- and YA-focused agency established in 2020.
Driving the children’s/YA market are plot-centric books enriched with images (comics, manga), cross-platform content (Netflix, TikTok) and even old-school author visits.
In response to Barnes & Noble’s decision to reduce stock of hardcovers, Open Road is launching a “fall hardcover discovery initiative”.
Austin-based startup Literati offers subscription book boxes and online book clubs primarily in the children’s market.
Trustbridge, which owns Candlewick Press and others, is starting to develop kids’ and family programming based on its library of titles.
4U2B Books & Media is a new imprint that will publish children’s books as well as select titles for adults.
HarperCollins Children’s and Clarion Books have launched Allida Books, named for a “Korean word that means to inform, announce, or make known.”
Readyland books work with Amazon Alexa to allow kids to talk with characters, respond to questions, play games, choose songs, and more.
Greenburger Associates has established Greenburger Kids, which specializes in representation of authors and illustrators of children’s books.