April 14, 2016
The Quarto Group has announced the creation of Quarto Innovation – a new business development arm of the Group that will develop innovative ways of selling Quarto’s rich resource of content, brands and expertise beyond our growing co-edition and publishing businesses, and find more channels and customers to serve. This new business will look to work with publishing and non-publishing partners, brands and organisations around the world and help them further and promote their business across a wide range of content areas. Read More.
April 14, 2016
The Quarto Group, the world's leading global illustrated book publisher and distribution group has entered into a joint venture agreement with Sharjah-based Kalimat Group for Arab language books. Imprints from around Quarto’s publishing businesses will supply titles to the joint venture that will publish and distribute them in Arabic throughout the Middle East and North Africa from early 2017. Read More.
April 13, 2016
Eight of the 14 children's titles shortlisted for the 2016 English 4-11 Picture Book Awards for the best children's picture books published in the UK are titles published by Frances Lincoln Children's Books and Wide Eyed Editions, imprints of the Quarto Publishing Group. Read More.
April 12, 2016
The Book of Tea (Jacqui Small) and Good Things to Drink with Mr. Lyan and Friends (Frances Lincoln) have been shortlisted for the 2016 Fortnum & Mason Food & Drink book awards. Winners will be announced May 12. Read More.
April 6, 2016
The Bookseller reports that Frances Lincoln Children's Books will team up with Amnesty International to publish a picture book based on John Lennon’s song “Imagine”, with illustrations by the artist who drew the iconic Peace for Paris symbol. Yoko Ono, Lennon's widow, owns the rights to the song lyrics and has granted permission for them to be used in the new book, which will publish in September 2017. Read More.
March 21, 2016
The Bear and the Piano by David Litchfield was the winner of the Best Illustrated Book in Waterstones Children's Book Prize 2016 competition. The Frances Lincoln Children's Books title was one of four main award winners in the competition recognizing new talent in children's books. Read More.
March 21, 2016
Five Quarto Publishing Group authors will be among the judges for the 2016 EDDY Awards. The EDDY Awards are a celebration of excellence in publishing—from food writing to coverage of social issues to exceptional photography and more. The awards celebrate the voice of independent publishers covering local food, season by season. Read More.
March 16, 2016
Who Is King? has been named a Children's Africana Book Awards (CABA) Best Book of 2016. Established in 1991 by the Outreach Council of the African Studies Association, the awards honor outstanding K-12 books on Africa. The awards are designed to encourage the publication of accurate, balanced children’s materials about Africa, to recognize literary excellence, and to acknowledge the research achievements of outstanding authors and illustrators. Read More.
March 12, 2016
Publishers Weekly spoke with Zeta Jones, group publisher of four children's imprints at The Quarto Publishing Group, about the launch of a new book line based on the Wee Gallery design brand to the QEB Publishing lineup. Read More.
March 8, 2016
Three titles published by Quarto Publishing Group USA have been nominated for the IACP 2016 Cookbook Awards. Voyageur Press's Beer Pairing, along with Let's Cook French, and Tasting Wine and Cheese, published by Quarry Books, are the nominees. Read More.