Monday, October 30, 2006

Looking at Children's Books event

Thanks to Debbie for sending information on the following event. She's finding it complicated to post on blogger - for anyone in this position, please feel free to forward notes to me and I can put them up.

Looking at Children's Books

Thursday, 16 November 2006, 10.15am - 5.30pm
Royal College of Art, Kensington Gore, London, SW7 2EU

ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE CHILDREN'S BOOKS INDUSTRY

Meet Sara Fanelli and Axel Scheffler, two of Britain's most influential children's
book illustrators, who will speak about their experiences and discuss their work
for young readers.

Other speakers the AOI have invited are:
Val Brathwaite, Design Director Bloomsbury, will speak about what publishers want
to see when illustrators submit an idea.

Penny Holroyde, Agent at Caroline Sheldon Literary Agency, will speak about what
agents look for in a potential illustrator and the international sales of rights

Fig Taylor, AOI portfolio consultant with more then 20 years experience will
discuss children's book portfolios and how to approach art directors.

TBC, Art Director for Educational Publishing

PLEASE BOOK IN ADVANCE:
Tickets £35 AOI members, £55 non-members, £30 students (please send proof of
status), 10% discount on group bookings of 6 or more. Please send a cheque made
payable to the AOI, or book online at http://www.theaoi.com/events or telephone
020 7324 7222 to book with Visa/MasterCard or Solo/Switch

For further information please visit out website at: http://www.theaoi.com/events

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