London Book Fair

International Promotion Program (IPP)

The U.S. Department of Commerce’s International Trade Administration (ITA) Global Publishing, Media & Entertainment team offered US publishers a chance to promote their companies in advance of the 2014 London Book Fair.  

ART

  • Philadelphia Museum of Art

www.philamuseum.org

Publisher of illustrated catalogues of European, Asian and American decorative art, painting, and sculpture, prints, drawings, and photographs, costume and textile, architecture and modern and contemporary art and design.

  • Getty Publications

http://www.getty.edu/publications

Getty Publications produces award-winning titles that result from or complement the work of the J. Paul Getty Museum, the Getty Conservation Institute, and the Getty Research Institute. Publications include illustrated works on artists and art history, exhibition catalogues, works on cultural history, research on the conservation of materials and archaeological sites, scholarly monographs, critical editions of translated works, and comprehensive studies of the Getty's collections for the general public and specialists. Getty Publications is looking to buy and sell rights to publish or translate books, specifically illustrated books on art and art history.

CHILDRENS

  • Delta Publishing/Raven Tree Press

http://www.deltapublishing.com

Delta Publishing is a U.S. publisher and distributor of English as a Second Language (ESL) and foreign language learning resources. Their imprint, Raven Tree Press, specializes in award-winning children's picture books in English, Spanish and bilingual editions. Both companies are looking to increase exposure of their proprietary TOEFL materials and children's picture books to the international marketplace, specifically international distribution and licensing opportunities.

  • Highlights for Children International

http://international.highlights.com

Highlights for Children™ is a family media brand designed to help children become their best selves and be confident, caring, curious and creative individuals. Highlights has expanded into 40 different countries distributing and licensing customized versions of its products with local partners; in the form of magazines, activity books, educational products, trade books, mobile apps, puzzles, digital books and video games.

  • Quirk Books

http://www.quirkbooks.com

Quirk Books is an independent book publisher that publishes 25 strikingly unconventional books every year. These publications range from cookbooks, craft books, children’s books, to nonfiction on a wide range of subjects. They are looking to sell licenses for translated editions and sell finished copies for export.

  • Rodnik Publishing Company

http://www.phrase-books.com

Rodnik publishes foreign-language phrasebooks and dictionaries in both print and e-book editions, including e-book readers for children. They hope to promote their electronic phrasebooks and children's e-books, specifically those in Spanish, French, Russian, Dari & Pashto, Italian and Ukrainian.

  • Three Wishes Publishing Company

http://www.threewishespublishing.com

Three Wishes Publishing Company aims to promote award winning books for children to enhance literacy for children around the world. They’re most notable author is award winning children’s author, Alva Sachs.

  • World Book, Inc.

http://www.worldbook.com

World Book is committed to creating educational products that meet the highest standards of editorial excellence. This commitment has resulted in a wide range of products including the number-one selling The World Book Encyclopedia. World Book, Inc. is looking to continue this commitment to excellence through their Building Blocks series that features whimsical characters who take students on a journey of mathematics, physical science, and human body topics, making learning engaging and fun.

EDUCATION

  • Chimayo Press

http://www.chimayopress.com

Chimayo Press publishes "Compelling Conversations,” a fluency-focused ESL textbook series meeting the varying needs of English language learners and their teachers in over 50 countries, and several universities and private language schools. The ESL book includes 45 thematic chapters, over 1400 questions, 500 vocabulary words, 250 proverbs and American idioms, and 500 quotations. Designed for both adult education and intensive English language students, the conversations deepen critical thinking skills and speaking skills essential to success in community college and university programs.

  • Creative Teaching Press

http://www.creativeteaching.com

Creative Teaching Press™ is a family-owned supplemental educational publisher of resources for grades pre-kindergarten through eighth. Creative Teaching Press has provided high-quality, content rich resources in phonics, reading, writing, math, science, and social studies to parents and teachers for more than 40 years. They are looking to connect with new customers and license their product internationally.

  • Delta Publishing/Raven Tree Press

http://www.deltapublishing.com

Delta Publishing is a U.S. publisher and distributor of English as a Second Language (ESL) and foreign language learning resources. Their imprint, Raven Tree Press, specializes in award-winning children's picture books in English, Spanish and bilingual editions. Both companies are looking to increase exposure of their proprietary TOEFL materials and children's picture books to the international marketplace, specifically international distribution and licensing opportunities.

  • Homa & Sekey Books

http://www.homabooks.com

As a publisher of high-quality books on Asia, especially China; Homa & Sekey Books, are looking to expanding the audience and customers for their products. Some titles include: Salt in Ancient China; The Illustrated Book of Chinese Tea; Understanding China's Criminal Procedure; and Disappearing Shanghai.

  • J. Bell-Jones LLC

http://jbelljones.com

J. Bell-Jones LLC publishes agricultural and educational catalogs for departments of agriculture and fair associations, and bookstores, while highlighting the creation of the family board game, THE COUNTY FAIR GAME. The County Fair Game represents a day at a county fair, features agriculture, livestock, the domestic arts, tractors, midway fun, horse competitions (including harness racing) and family values. J. Bell-Jones is looking to introduce their successful board game to the international market.

  • Rodnik Publishing Company

http://www.phrase-books.com

Rodnik publishes foreign-language phrasebooks and dictionaries in both print and e-book editions, including e-book readers for children. They hope to promote their electronic phrasebooks and children's e-books, specifically those in Spanish, French, Russian, Dari & Pashto, Italian and Ukrainian.

  • Wisdom Publications

http://www.wisdompubs.org

Wisdom Publications is the leading publisher of contemporary and classic Buddhist books and practical works on mindfulness from all major Buddhist traditions. Wisdom is a nonprofit charitable organization looking to increase foreign rights sales and raise brand awareness. Notable publications include contemporary presentations of Buddhist philosophy by teachers such as HH Dalai Lama and translations of source texts from indigenous languages such as Tibetan, Sanskrit, etc; as well as meditation manuals and mindfulness guides.

  • World Book, Inc.

http://www.worldbook.com

World Book is committed to creating educational products that meet the highest standards of editorial excellence. This commitment has resulted in a wide range of products including the number-one selling The World Book Encyclopedia. World Book, Inc. is looking to continue this commitment to excellence through their Building Blocks series that features whimsical characters who take students on a journey of mathematics, physical science, and human body topics, making learning engaging and fun.

SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, MEDICAL

  • Demos Health

http://www.demoshealth.com

Publishers of health and wellness books, Demos Health is looking to sell rights for their books that can be found at http://www.demoshealth.com/store

  • Guilford Press

http://www.guilford.com

Guilford Press provides books, periodicals, software and video programs in a wide range of psychology, mental health, education and social science disciplines, for both professional and general readers. Looking to expand their audience through translation of texts, Guilford Press has books for the general reader on mindfulness, ADHD, parenting, relationships; for professionals, books on diagnosis, bipolar, cognitive therapy and psychoanalysis; in addition to education books for teachers and researchers.

  • Purdue University Press

http://www.press.purdue.edu

Purdue University Press is the scholarly publishing arm of Purdue University, a large research university in Indiana. Like the university, the Press has a focus on science and technology, as well as publishing in select humanities and social science fields. The Press aims to explore the market for overseas rights and opportunities for new overseas distribution relationships, plus developments in the digital marketplace.

  • Springer Publishing Company, LLC

http://springerpub.com

Springer Publishing Company is known as an innovative nursing, gerontology, psychology, social work, counseling, public health, and rehabilitation publisher. From nursing to psychology, Springer Publishing is passionate about providing the best textbooks, professional books, and reference works to instructors, professionals, and students and would like to show their new titles to foreign publishers for their translation consideration.

TRADE

  • Antrim House Books

http://antrimhousebooks.com

This micro publisher of quality poetry is looking for international rights and English language and translation rights and mainstream publishing for their most notable work, "My Father, Humming," dealing with the universal themes of family and a father's decline with Alzheimer's.

  • The Feminist Press

http://feministpress.org

The Feminist Press publishes feminist works from around the world, inspiring personal transformation and social justice on the belief that books have the power to shift culture, and create a society free of violence, sexism, homophobia, racism, and other forms of dehumanization. The Feminist Press is looking to continue to grow our client base internationally, attendance is to acquire rights, sell rights, and make new connections with foreign agencies.

  • Firefall Editions

http://www.firefallmedia.com

Firefallmedia originals produce books, audios, short films: photography, fiction, non-fiction, poetry, and whimsy; series including science fiction by scientists. They hope to sell rights to the international market, for translation and film.

  • Greater Insight Publishing

http://www.greaterinsight.net

As a publishing company that produces self-help and spiritual books, Greater Insight Publishing is focused on the promotion of empowerment materials. Specifically, Stress: Overcoming Real Life Issues with God, is a book that associates how to handle stress beyond people's limitations.

  • J. Bell-Jones LLC

http://jbelljones.com

J. Bell-Jones LLC publishes agricultural and educational catalogs for departments of agriculture and fair associations, and bookstores, while highlighting the creation of the family board game, THE COUNTY FAIR GAME. The County Fair Game represents a day at a county fair, features agriculture, livestock, the domestic arts, tractors, midway fun, horse competitions (including harness racing) and family values. J. Bell-Jones is looking to introduce their successful board game to the international market.

  • Quirk Books

http://www.quirkbooks.com

Quirk Books is an independent book publisher that publishes 25 strikingly unconventional books every year. These publications range from cookbooks, craft books, children’s books, to nonfiction on a wide range of subjects. They are looking to sell licenses for translated editions and sell finished copies for export.

  • Poisoned Pen Press

http://www.poisonedpenpress.com

Polished Pen Press is a publishing company producing quality romantic fiction across all genres, particularly, Blood and Snow 1-4 is a young adult fractured fairytale featuring the story of Snow White with a vampire twist. Looking to sell rights in some of the 500+ titles they have in print of both adult and young adult mysteries

SERVICE PROVIDERS

  • Dudley Court Press, LLC

http://www.dudleycourtpress.com

Dudley Court Press, LLC offers author coaching & publishing services; partnering with authors to focus on strategic book development, publication, marketing, distribution and sales so that their book experience is satisfying and their books make a difference. Dudley Court Press targets to explore possible interest in 5 of their titles for sale of foreign rights; specifically, "On My Watch," "Zero to a Billion," "I Want a NEW CAREER...Now, What Do I Do?," "Live Pain-free Without Drugs or Surgery," and "Pay Attention, Say Thank You.”

  • Llumina Press

http://www.llumina.com

This medium sized company is designed to assist authors in all aspects of publishing - editing, publishing, printing, and distribution. Llumina Press looks to establish relationships with new authors and gain exposure for their existing books.

  • PRA Publishing

http://www.prapublishing.com

As a small indie press just beginning to work with authors from around the world and in the United States, PRA Publishing is looking to continue this work. Most notably, they sponsor an annual poetry contest which has become global and publish an anthology of the winning entries.