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Archive: Sep 2015

  1. 25.09 – The Friday Five – Bright’s top cultural finds this week

    1. How to Deal When You’re Disappointed in Yourself Working creatively often means opening yourself to criticism on a regular basis. When external praise falls short, inspiration fails to strike or you view your work through a hypercritical lens — it’s all too easy to become disappointed in yourself. This is how to battle those negative notions and take […]

  2. A Book Launch to Remember: The Bear and the Piano by David Litchfield

    By Anne Moore Armstrong, US Creative Agent    What a splendid weekend in London celebrating the launch of The Bear and Piano by David Litchfield! This is his debut author/illustrated picture book featuring a most talented and beloved bear. David’s publisher, Frances Lincoln Books chose the perfect venue hosting his book launch at Hatchard’s Bookstore at St Pancras Station where […]

  3. Sue Hendra hosts a very special Storytime Sunday

    On Sunday 20th September we had a very special Storytime Sunday – lead by the fabulous Sue Hendra – creator of the hugely popular Wanda and The Alien series (Red Fox – Random House), Barry The Fish with Fingers and Supertato (Simon & Schuster UK)  – a 2016 World Book Day Big 11! With two […]

  4. 18.09 – The Friday Five – Bright’s top cultural finds this week

    1. Children’s hairdressers say goodbye to tantrums – Getting your hair cut in a plane, fireman truck or racing car… There’s nothing cooler to your little ones. Enjoy hairdressing in another way! 2. The power of taking reading breaks – Whenever your eyelids are getting heavy and you feel tired, it’s time to read… Find out more reasons to […]

  5. David Litchfield’s ‘The Bear and The Piano’ Event Saturday 19th September

    The fantastic David Litchfield and The Bright Group invite you to help us celebrate the magical launch event of The Bear and the Piano (Francis Lincoln) this Saturday 19th September. Join us for free from 12pm – 2pm at Hatchards St Pancras, where we’ll be with David for readings, book signing and live piano playing […]

  6. ‘Supertato: Hap-pea ever after’ chosen for World Book Day 2016!

    It’s official – Supertato: Hap-pea ever after has been named one of The Big 11 for 2016 and is an official World Book Day 2016 choice!  The extremely talented Sue Hendra & Paul Linnet, even Supertato himself, say they’re absolutely thrilled. The Bright Group are delighted to see that Sue & Paul’s hilarious story has […]

  7. The Bright Bookshelf – Aug/Sept Update

    Through weekly deals & monthy launches, The Bright Literary Agency has acquired an extensive book shelf of award winning children’s content & growing number of future classics. Our ethos to discover, nurture & promote our exclusive portfolio of global talent continues to turn heads in the publishing industry, and cements Bright as the No.1 children’s literary agency. […]

  8. 11.09 – The Friday Five – Bright’s top cultural finds this week

    1. The Dancing Traffic Light   Nobody likes to wait. Click here to see what Smart has done to make the time waiting at traffic lights that little bit more fun (and safe!) 2. Let’s Print some Food If printing the Queen’s face as a 3D lollipop doesn’t scare you, then click here to find out more […]

  9. Sue Hendra leads a Wanda and the Alien Storytime Sunday this September!

    Following 6 SOLD OUT events, the next instalment of Storytime Sunday sees Wanda and the Alien Creator, Sue Hendra, leading a feast of creative activities on 20th September, 11am – 1pm. Spend a unique Sunday morning with your kids interacting and creating with award winning and internationally acclaimed Sue Hendra – and get to know your favourite TV & book characters Wanda and the Alien that little bit better! To […]

  10. Welcome Back, Alli!

    Cheers, children’s publishing world! I’ve returned from a wonderful three-month maternity leave and I’m thrilled to be back among the children’s book community. I’m hitting the ground running this month: meeting with clients, recruiting new artists, and developing work with our already existing roster of exceptionally talented authors and illustrators. It’s been an amazing and […]

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