August 23, 2015
Just days before Queen Elizabeth becomes Britain's longest reigning monarch, The Daily Mail is running extracts of Aurum Press's new book What a Thing to Say to the Queen, by Thomas Blaikie. On September 9, Queen Elizabeth's reign will surpass Queen Victoria's 63 years, seven months and two days as monarch. Read More.
August 17, 2015
Quarto Publishing Group USA is pleased to announce a new children’s book imprint to launch in Fall 2016. The imprint, to be named Seagrass Press, will publish 12-16 children’s titles annually. Former Barnes & Noble executive who most recently served in editorial roles at Chronicle Books and at Albert Whitman & Company, Josalyn Moran will develop the list. Read More.
August 11, 2015
The Astronomer Royal, Lord Rees, has given the following review of the upcoming Aurum Press title The Secret Life of Space, by Heather Couper and Nigel Henbest. Read More.
August 11, 2015
Season in the Red, by Jamie Jackson (published by Aurum Press, August 2015) was featured on the Guardian Online August 11. With 129 million unique readers per month, the Guardian Online is the second most read English-language newspaper in the world. Read More.
August 10, 2015
The San Jose Mercury News featured Quarto Publishing Group titles in its feature this weekend on the adult coloring book trend. Quarto Publishing Group USA CEO Ken Fund's interview also was featured in the article. Read More.
August 7, 2015
The adult coloring book craze continues to grow. Library Journal quoted Publisher Jacqui Small, Marketing Vice President Amy Yodanis and Editorial Director Jeannine Dillon in a story about the trend and how it can be capitalized upon by libraries. Read More.
August 5, 2015
Lori Zimmer, author of The Art of Cardboard from Rockport Publishers, has been named to the board of ACT / ART, which provides a forum for artists and the public to engage in acts of creative expression–acts of art–that generate awareness, provoke dialogue, change perception, and evoke positive change around important social and public policy issues. The group recently announced its first initiative in partnership with The White House. Read More.
August 4, 2015
Publishers Weekly reports in its Aug. 3 issue that “the maker trend has expanded the scope of juvenile crafts and hobbies to include technology projects like coding, but a ‘digital detox’ movement among parents – even those who don’t consider themselves crafts – is nurturing a continued enthusiasm for children’s hobby and craft titles.” Read More.
July 17, 2015
Fred Levy, author of The Black Dog Project, will be one of 24 photographers featured in the Best of ASMP list for 2015. The American Society of Media Photographers is the premier trade association for the world's most respected photographers. ASMP is the leader in promoting photographers' rights, providing education in better business practices, producing business publications for photographers, and helping to connect purchasers with professional photographers. Read More.
July 15, 2015
The Associated Press reports that adult coloring books are giving Harper Lee a run for the money on best-seller lists this summer. A story by the AP's Beth J. Hapaz on the coloring book craze and Quarto Publishing Group's part in it has been published in more than 100 outlets across the country. Read More.