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Little Brown, Young Reader & Atom
Karen Ball is Publisher at Little, Brown Books For Young Readers and co-organiser of the Book Bound writers’ retreat. She has worked in children’s publishing for over 23 years, commissioning projects as diverse as Horrible Science, Beast Quest and Frankie’s Magic Football. She is known for her engagement with creative thinking and brainstorming and has extensive experience of developing Intellectual Property after working as Head of Editorial at Working Partners. She is an author of over 20 children’s books and her passion is for team-based publishing that is imaginative, inclusive and innovative.
Speed Meetings: Publishers
After the Commissioner Conversation session with publishers, the panelists will be available for 5-minute one-to-one advice meetings. We advise you to attend the Changing Channels: Commissioner Conversation with Publishers session beforehand so that you can acquaint yourself with their areas of interest before attempting to book meetings. We suggest you use these meetings as…
Changing Channels: Commissioner Conversation with the Publishers
Children’s Publishing still represents one of the main providers of new brands for the international children’s media business. Historically these brands have always been originated by authors or author-illustrators. The market suggests that mediums and platforms are already converging both creatively and commercially. So while the author-creator model will always…