ABC Children’s Institute

23 May

A Q&A With Children’s Institute Featured Speaker Allison Risbridger of NPD Book

Risbridger will dive into the most recent trends in children’s books, including genre, format, buyer behavior, and more, and attendees will emerge with new insights to help them maximize their business.

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23 May

Binc’s “Heads or Tails” Fundraiser Planned for Children’s Institute

The Book Industry Charitable Foundation will host a fundraising game at next month’s Children’s Institute, where booksellers can donate money to Binc by buying flashing pins for a chance to win $250.

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16 May

A Q&A With Ci6 Keynote Speakers Wade Hudson and Cheryl Willis Hudson

The Hudsons are the editors of the upcoming children’s anthology We Rise, We Resist, We Raise Our Voices, which contains writing and artwork from 50 of the foremost diverse children’s authors and illustrators.

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14 May

Ask Edelweiss: Submit Your Questions Now

Booksellers attending Children’s Institute are invited to submit questions about the Edelweiss+ platform and join one of two “Ask an Edelweiss Expert” sessions being held at the event.

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11 May

Claim Your Spot for Ci6 Chalkboard Lettering Workshop, Walking Tour

For just $30, booksellers attending next month’s Children’s Institute can reserve a spot for a chalkboard-lettering workshop with a New Orleans artist or a walking tour of the city’s famed French Quarter.

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09 May

A Letter From ABA CEO Oren Teicher

Here, ABA CEO Oren Teicher discusses the numerous events and programs taking place at BookExpo later this month in New York City and looks ahead to next month’s Children’s Institute.

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08 May
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Children’s Institute Scholarship Winners, Attendee List Announced

Thanks to the generosity of lead sponsor Baker & Taylor, 55 publisher sponsors, the Book Industry Charitable Foundation, and Publishers Weekly, 79 booksellers have received a scholarship to attend Children’s Institute.

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08 May

Children’s Institute to Feature More Than 70 Authors and Illustrators

More than 70 authors and illustrators will appear at next month’s ABC Children’s Institute over the course of three days of keynote presentations, featured talks, and special events.

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08 May

Author and Wellness Expert Mallika Chopra to Speak at Children’s Institute

At Ci6, Mallika Chopra will share practical tips from her forthcoming children’s how-to meditation book, Just Breathe: Meditation, Mindfulness, Movement, and More.

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01 May

Ci6 Consultation Station to Feature 11 Business Service Providers

The Consultation Station at the sixth Children’s Institute will feature representatives from ABA’s affiliated business solution partners, POS vendors, and other service providers.

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01 May

Meet With the IndieCommerce Team at BookExpo, Children’s Institute

Booksellers can sign up now for one-on-one meetings with IndieCommerce staff at BookExpo 2018 in New York City or the upcoming Children’s Institute in New Orleans.

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24 Apr

Inventor and Autism Spokesperson Temple Grandin to Speak at Children’s Institute

Temple Grandin, author of the forthcoming Calling All Minds: How to Think and Create Like an Inventor, will discuss her childhood love for inventors and the importance of kids having time to tinker.

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17 Apr

Backlist Book Character Costume Party to Kick Off Children’s Institute

Booksellers should start planning what to wear to the ABC Children’s Institute opening reception and costume party. Prizes will be awarded for a variety of categories, including best villain, best fierce female, best ensemble costume, and more.

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27 Mar

Booksellers Talk Up Children’s Institute Ahead of Sixth Annual Event

Michelle Shaver of Carmichael’s Bookstore called Children’s Institute “invaluable in terms of generating new programming ideas and creating connections within the bookselling community.”

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