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Childrensillustrators.com is delighted to report another successful round of promotion at this years international book fairs - The London Book Fair & The Bologna Children's Book Fair. Our plasma screen presentation was centre stage at both events with a combined attendance of over 50,000!
In addition, Childrensillustrators.com supported The London Book Fair in hosting a chaired Q&A and networking session with leading creatives from top publishing houses. The event was hugely popular and quickly filled the 'Innovation Theatre' beyond capacity! We would like to thank the panel, listed below, for their time and words of wisdom.
Chair: Ed Nawotka, Editor-in-Chief, Publishing Perspectives
Strawberrie Donnelly, Creative Director, Little Tiger Press
Nick May, Designer, Orion
Mike Phipps, Publisher and Art Director, Igloo Books
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At the 41st London Book Fair, business was brisk with over 400 seminars and events, 1,500 international exhibiting companies and 24,500 publishing professionals in attendance.
Childrensillustrators.com's eye-catching digital screen presentation took centre stage in TWO key publisher meeting spot locations - The Illustrators Bar AND the Illustrators Corner.
In addition to the two screen presentations, Childrensillustrators.com also sponsored The London Book Fair's popular Illustrators' Networking Event. Art Directors were on hand to provide portfolio reviews and offer invaluable advice to attending illustrators. We would like to thank Art Directors Thomas Truong (Stripes Publishing), Strawberrie Donnelly (Little Tiger Press), Emily Bannister (Caterpillar Books) and Managing Director Amanda Wood (Templar Publishing) for giving up their time to participate in this successful event.
We are delighted to have secured such high exposure for our members at this year's Fair and look forward to building on our relationship with The London Book Fair for 2013.
Don't miss out on this fantastic opportunity to meet commissioners from leading publishing houses including:
Thomas Truong, Art Director - Stripes Publishing
Emily Bannister, Art Director - Caterpillar Books
Strawberrie Donnelly, Art Director - Little Tiger Press
Amanda Wood, Managing Director - Templar Publishing
Date: Tuesday 17th April
Location: The London Book Fair - Children's Innovation Zone, Earls Court 1
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