Former leading New Zealand publisher and bookseller, and widely experienced judge of both the Commonwealth Writers Prize and the Montana New Zealand Book Awards, talks about what he is currently reading, what impresses him and what doesn't, along with chat about the international English language book scene, and links to sites of interest to booklovers.
by Jane Arthur - The Read - Booksellers NZ
If you work in books, you’ve probably noticed that children’s books just ain’t what they used to be – and that’s no bad thing.
The Read talked to publishers David Fulton of Scholastic NZ and Julia Marshall of Gecko Press, Time Out Bookstore’s Wendy Tighe-Umbers, Porirua Children’s Librarian Bee Trudgeon, and US-based children’s book expert and publicist Ellen Myrick about the state of children’s books today. Read on.