Archive: Mar 2016

  1. The Bear and the Piano wins illustrated book category for the Waterstones Book Prize 2016!

      What an extraordinary day it was yesterday, March 17th 2016, the date of the Waterstones Children’s Book Prize – now in its twelfth year and selecting the very, very best in new and emerging talent for children’s writing and illustration. Uniquely, it’s a prize argued over and voted for by the most books-passionate of people; Waterstones’ own experienced booksellers. […]

  2. Bright Founder and MD Vicki Willden-Lebrecht is shortlisted for Literary Agent of the Year, for the British Book Industry Award 2016.

    The British Book Industry Awards, which celebrate British book trade and the people behind it – the best books, the best writers, the best bookshops, the best publishers – from industry greats to those just starting out, have been announced. With our very own Founder and MD Vicki Willden-Lebrecht shortlisted for Literary Agent of the […]

  3. Diversity, Strong Female Characters and Great Vocab: Why We Love “One Word From Sophia”

    Since publishing with Simon & Schuster/Atheneum Books for Young Readers in June 2015, Yasmeen Ismail‘s illustrations in One Word from Sophia have garnered enormous praise. Librarians, parents, book reviewers and young readers alike have invited outspoken Sophia onto their bookshelves and into their hearts. Her popularity has helped to ignite an important conversation: Sophia is a […]

  4. The Bright Insider with Little Tiger Editor, Becky Davies

            At Bright we are interested by all facets of the publishing world. We support our artists in finding work with publishing houses globally and many of us have worked in various areas of publishing, giving us a great all round view on growing and evolving as a business. A great deal […]