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.
Random House Children’s Books is launching a line of original early reader books inspired by unpublished Dr. Seuss illustrations.
Hometown World is an illustrated children’s book imprint that produces customized regional picture books.
Welbeck Publishing Group and Mosquito Books of Barcelona are launching Orange Mosquito, which will publish 20 children’s and YA titles per year.
Neon Squid Books from Big Five publisher Macmillan is a new London-based imprint for children.