Award-winning Dutch children’s poetry collection brought to UK audiences
Birmingham based publisher the Emma Press is launching Super Guppy on 30th May 2019.
Indonesian picture book awarded grant for UK tour
Award-winning Birmingham publisher the Emma Press is launching When It Rains on 26th March 2019, tying in with the London Book Fair’s Indonesia Market Focus.
Emma Press publishes children’s chapter book celebrating the joys of language learning
CLiPPA award-winning publisher The Emma Press is publishing their first children’s chapter book, The Girl Who Learned All the Languages of the World, written by acclaimed Latvian author Ieva Flamingo. The translation and production of the book was supported by a grant from the Latvian Writers Union and the Republic of Latvia’s Ministry of Culture.
Emma Press publishes landmark series of pocket-sized poetry picture books
The Emma Press has launched the first batch of Bicki-Books, a landmark series of pocket-sized picture books for children originally published in Latvia by liels un mazs. Each Bicki-Book features a classic Latvian children’s poem, newly translated into English, with illustrations from some of Latvia’s leading illustrators. The six titles include Ice Cream and Naughty Gnat. The English publication of the Bicki-Books is supported by a grant from the Latvian Writers Union.
Emma Press to publish children’s picture book about sadness and a dog
The Emma Press will publish the second picture book by award-winning Latvian author Rūta Briede, with illustrations by Elīna Brasliņa.
The Emma Press awarded LitRi translation grant for publication of three Indonesian titles
The Emma Press have been awarded a LitRi translation grant for the translation of three Indonesian titles into English. They are the only UK trade publisher to be awarded funding from the program this year.
Emma Press acquires rights to landmark Latvian children’s poetry book series
The Emma Press has acquired English-language rights to two Latvian children’s titles and a landmark series of Latvian children’s picture books. For these titles, they received a grant from the Republic of Latvia’s Ministry of Culture.
New picture book by Latvian rising star of illustration published in English
The Emma Press has launched Queen of Seagulls, a picture book for children by award-winning Latvian writer-illustrator Rūta Briede. To support the publication, Rūta will be visiting in the UK to take part in a number of events for young readers. Please see below for full details.
The Emma Press publishes new translation of children’s poetry book by Latvian-Swedish poet
The Emma Press has launched The Book of Clouds, a poetry book for children by distinguished Latvian-Swedish poet Juris Kronbergs.
Emma Press buys rights to Estonian and Latvian titles
The Emma Press has acquired English-language rights to two Latvian titles and one Estonian title. For the Latvian titles, they received a grant from the Latvian Writers’ Union (Latvijas Rakstnieku Savienība) and Latvia’s Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Latvia.