Posts Tagged ‘Bologna Children’s Book Fair’

Books Heading To Bologna!
Posted on: March 10th, 2015 by Jane Hunt

Things have been very busy at Gianna della Luna of late, but the great news is that we WILL be heading to the Bologna Children’s Book Fair and not just with The Befana Drama series.   We have another children’s manuscript available for sale and one which strikes at the very heart of issues in [...]

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What A Fabulous Fortnight!
Posted on: March 7th, 2014 by Jane Hunt

What a busy fortnight this has been.  Our Creative Writing Workshops have really caught on and fuelling the enthusiasm we have the wonderful Befana Drama 2, which seems to be lighting up the world, not just the UK  … and it hasn’t even been launched yet!   Last week saw us delivering an extended Creative [...]

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Libri su ‘La Befana’ alla Fiera Per Bambini Di Bologna Scritti Da Autrice Inglese
Posted on: March 1st, 2014 by Jane Hunt

  Un’autrice inglese arriverà presto alla Bologna Children’s Book Fair (Marzo 24-27) con due libri novità per bambini che portano come protagonista un personaggio di nome ‘Bef’, basato quindi sulla tipica Befana italiana. Gianna Hartwright lanciò il suo libro ‘The Befana Drama’ lo scorso ottobre in Inghilterra ed ha entusiasmato famiglie italiane residenti nel Regno [...]

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First Nibble At Bologna!
Posted on: February 3rd, 2014 by Jane Hunt

Absolutely delighted today to have had a request for a meeting at the Bologna Children’s Book Fair in March – and totally surprised to find its not from an Italian company!   Our own outbound letters of invitation haven’t yet been sent – in fact, we haven’t yet had the list of exhibitors and representatives [...]

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Befana Drama 2: A Behind The Scenes Look At Its Story
Posted on: February 2nd, 2014 by Jane Hunt

Can excitedly report that Befana Drama 2: Capriccia’s Conundrum is finished and just having the final proofing carried out.  It will probably end up being just over 300 pages long and definitely packed with action from first to last.  So what’s it all about?   Well, naturally, it had to pick up on some strands [...]

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Update On Plans For Bologna
Posted on: January 22nd, 2014 by Jane Hunt

Plans for our book launches at The Bologna Children’s Book Fair are really gathering pace and more meat is being put on the planning bones too.   Two months today, a flight will touch down in Bologna and I will hopefully be transported by someone or other to the Hotel Cosmopolitan, which offers me a [...]

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First Viewing Of The Synopsis of Befana Drama 2: Capriccia’s Conundrum
Posted on: January 19th, 2014 by Jane Hunt

As children across the country have been quizzing us about the sequel to The Befana Drama, ‘Capriccia’s Conundrum’, and as the book is now coming along so exceedingly well, we have delight in posting the first appearance of its synopsis here on the Gianna Della Luna site. Hopefully, this encompasses the plot of this amazing [...]

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The Befana Drama & Epiphany (La Dramma della Befana e Epifania)
Posted on: December 31st, 2013 by Jane Hunt

January 6th will mark the start of Epiphany and happens to be the morning after the night before so far as my book character, The Befana – or La Befana -is concerned.  The 6th is the morning when Italian children traditionally wake up and find which presents The Befana has left for them.  In fact, [...]

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Film Agents, Prancing Horses & Fabulous Cuisine: Why Bologna Beckons!
Posted on: December 6th, 2013 by Jane Hunt

Funnily enough, when my new UKTI advisor did what I requested and found me information on exhibiting at the Bologna Children’s Book Fair in March, the following statement caught my eye ..”This leading children’s publishing event is exclusively for industry professionals and attracts a large international audience including publishers, literary agents, packagers, printers, TV/Film producers, [...]

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Rogue Elephants’ Latest News … Hot Off the Wyre!
Posted on: June 11th, 2013 by Jane Hunt

I am gearing myself up for a talk at the Wyred Up business networking event tomorrow (Wednesday June 12) which I believe is a free-to-attend event, this time being held at Blackpool Sixth Form College.   Back in February, I seem to recall, I was asked to give a talk about my career in PR, [...]

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