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Amazon Buys 450 Titles from Marshall Cavendish Children’s Books

Amazon made a dramatic push into the children’s literature market today, acquiring 450 titles from Marshall Cavendish Children’s Books. The press release hinted at upcoming expansion into “into picture books, chapter books and Young Adult novels.”

The list of acquired titles included Three Little Tamales by Eric A. Kimmel, “Chalk” by Bill Thomson and My Name is Not Easy by Debby Dahl Edwardson.

Amazon Publishing, East Coast Group publisher Laurence Kirshbaum had this statement: “Under the guidance of Margery Cuyler, the Marshall Cavendish Children’s Books team has done an incredible job of building a contemporary and beautifully presented list of books … We look forward to working with these respected authors and illustrators. We will continue to publish these books in their handsome print editions and we think customers will love reading these books — most of them never available before digitally — with their families, using the brilliant color touchscreen on the Kindle Fire.”

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The Celebrity Apprentice Tackles Children’s Books

Tonight Marshall Cavendish Children’s Books publisher Margery Cuyler and actress Robin Holly will judge children’s books produced by contestants on Donald Trump‘s reality television show, The Celebrity Apprentice.

Here’s more from the release: “In the episode, the star-studded cast featuring celebrities such as Gary Busey and La Toya Jackson will split into two teams and engage themselves in one of the most prominent niches in the book publishing industry – children’s literature. Both teams will author an original children’s picture book to help raise money for charity.”

In the past, Celebrity Apprentice contestants worked at Redbook magazine and Zappos.com comics, but this is the first time the show has featured children’s books. Will you watch it?