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Egmont: Insight (CWIG)

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84 Drayton Gardens

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Join Egmont CEO Cally Poplak and Egmont's Commerical Director Sarah Bates who will give you an essential insight into the latest market and consumer trends in children's publishing.

What is currently being published across the trade and how do Egmont publish their writers and illustrators? Book your ticket and find out more.

Egmont is the largest specialist children’s book publisher in the UK, selling over one million books every month. We love to see children become readers and we want to inspire them by providing great books that will ignite their imaginations. At Egmont, we aspire to make all children proud readers through our broad portfolio of inclusive, child-friendly books and magazines.

We reach on average one million children a month through our publications and are publishers of market-leading firsts.We encourage a love of reading. We never lose sight of what is important, interesting and fun to children. Constant research with focus groups, schools and families keeps us in touch and our magazines successful.

Candy Gourlay is a Filipino author based in London. Candy cut her teeth as a writer working for the opposition press during the Marcos dictatorship in Philippines in the 1980s. She married a British journalist and moved to London in 1989, where she began to write for children.

Her debut novel Tall Story was shortlisted for many prizes and won the Crystal Kite Prize for Europe. Her second book Shine was listed for the Guardian Children's Fiction Prize.

Candy is on the CWIG committee and volunteers with SCBWI. She blogs at Notes from the Slushpile and on her author website, and has given talks on author platforms and social media.

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