Hardie Grant Publishing is Australia’s largest publisher of adult colouring books with the best-selling Decorative Designs (9781782433439) and Fabulous Flowers (9781782433422) overall numbers 4 and 5 in Bookscan charts; over 70 titles with 38 titles available now; several international best-sellers; 41% market share and lots of available stock. Contact your Hardie Grant sales rep for a full colour brochure and more details.
Due to printing issues Lonely Planet’s Israel & Palestinian Territories 8th edition (9781742208046), released for sale in July 2015, is recalled from sale effective immediately.
Stock should be returned to Lonely Planet for credit.
We apologise for the inconvenience this will cause. A new edition of this title will now be available in October 2015 (new ISBN 9781760342760). The new edition details will appear in Lonely Planet’s December 2015 frontlist order form.
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Hardie Grant Publishing is pleased to announce that Osamah Sami’s book Good Muslim Boy is to be turned into a major motion picture Ali’s Wedding, directed by Tony Ayres, to be released in 2016. Author Osamah joins producer Andrew Knight at the Wheeler Centre on the 7 October to talk about the journey from page to screen, and also appears at the Melbourne Writers’ Festival this year.
Rachel Crawford has been appointed Marketing Coordinator at UQP, and commenced the role on July 28. Rachel has recently returned to Brisbane from New York, where she gained a broad experience in the publishing industry. Her email is firstname.lastname@example.org
Effective Monday 3 August, all product distributed by Random House Distribution will be supplied under the banner of United Book Distributors (UBD).
This means all customers of Random House Distribution and/or UBD will have one customer account with UBD. All purchases will be distributed from the UBD warehouses at Dalmore Drive and Centre Road in Scoresby.
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Publishers are invited to donate spare books to Vanuatu’s kindergarten and school libraries in the wake of Severe Tropical Cyclone Pam, which hit Vanuatu earlier this year in what has been described as one of the worst natural disasters in the region in the past century.
Many of the local schools were destroyed and have lost all of the books and materials from their libraries. Former Penguin employee Paula Hurley is helping coordinate donations to Vanuatu’s kindergartens and schools, and is asking for publishers to consider providing some spare books in any genre or format (picture books, chapter books, novels, fiction, nonfiction, reference etc.) to help rebuild the resources in the libraries and classrooms. Any donations received will be sent in a container from Sydney and the organisers will cover all customs and shipping arrangements.
If any publisher can spare a few boxes of children’s books, these will be received with immense gratitude by the lovely people of Vanuatu.
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