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August 21, 2015

The Read Quarterly

Filed under: Uncategorized — suebe @ 1:48 am

Screenshot 2015-07-30 08.36.10A new quarterly magazine about international children’s literature will be available in January 2016.  The first will include pieces on artisan publisher Tara Books, Michael Heyman discussing “nonsense,” and Eleanor Taylor sharing her thoughts about Beatrix Potter and the loss of childhood. The journal will focus on the culture of children’s books and will feature stories about publishers, book creators, and the traditions of this amazing body of literature. In addition to critical content, the magazine will also feature original fiction.

The magazine will be produced in the U.K. by co-founders Sarah Odedina (young readers’ publisher, One World) and Kate Manning (sales and marketing director, Phoenix comic).   have announced the launch of a new magazine on children’s literature. The Read Quarterly will look at the The contributors and focus of the magazine will be international, though published in English, with the first issue expected in January 2016.

Although the pieces will be thoughtful, this is not an academic journal.  Nor will it be full of reviews.

To find out more about Odedina and Manning’s plans, contact them at




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