Tue, 07/05/2013 - 15:29
Children's author Jacqueline Wilson has expressed frustration over publishers' preference for giving her books pink covers.
Wilson is quoted in the Telegraph as saying that...
Fri, 08/02/2013 - 08:35
The Reading Agency has announced a new wave of author and publisher support for libraries as the service prepares to celebrate National Libraries Day tomorrow (9th February).
The literacy charity has encouraged authors including Stephen Fry, Jacqueline Wilson, Andy McNab, Peter James and Malorie Blackman to use social media to...
Thu, 24/05/2012 - 09:30
Random House chief executive Gail Rebuck and authors including Jacqueline Wilson, A S Byatt and Antonia Fraser were among the book trade figures in attendance at the Queen's Celebration of the Arts, a Diamond Jubilee celebration event held at the Royal Academy of the Arts on Piccadilly, central London, last night (23rd March).
Mon, 30/01/2012 - 16:13
Jacqueline Wilson's updated version of E Nesbit's children's classic Five Children and It will focus on four modern-day children, with the characters travelling back in time to meet E Nesbit's original protagonists Robert, Anthea, Cyril, Jane and baby Lamb.
The book, Four Children and It, with the...
Mon, 24/10/2011 - 08:00
The Seven Stories Bookshop in Newcastle has launched a range of bespoke licensed products featuring Nick Sharratt's illustrations to tie in with a new Jacqueline Wilson exhibition that launched at the Seven Stories centre last weekend.
"Daydreams and Diaries: the Story of Jacqueline Wilson" features scenes from Wilson...
Mon, 19/09/2011 - 14:30
Former children's laureate Jacqueline Wilson is the latest high-profile author to take part in a fundraising benefit in aid of Brent's six threatened libraries.
Wilson will do the event at 6pm on 28th September at St Martin's Church in Mortimer Road, London, the same venue that hosted a packed benefit from author Alan...
Mon, 21/03/2011 - 15:36
Jacqueline Wilson is to write an updated version of E Nesbit's classic children's novel Five Children and It in a new deal with Puffin.
Elv Moody, editorial director for Classic Puffin, and Alexandra Antscherl, Puffin senior editor, bought UK and Commonwealth rights from Caroline Walsh at David Higham Associates.
Tue, 22/06/2010 - 12:01
Jacqueline Wilson, Cathy Cassidy and previous winner Louise Rennison are among the 10 authors who have made the shortlist for this year’s Queen of Teen authors’ prize.
The shortlist is decided upon by teenagers’ nominations, with an online vote to find the Queen of Teen.
Wed, 31/03/2010 - 06:50
White’s Books is publishing pocket-sized hardbacks of classic titles including Wuthering Heights and Treasure Island, featuring introductions from the likes of Ian Rankin and Jacqueline Wilson.
The publisher will release three Pocket Classics a month from August. The first books, Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde by...
Sun, 14/02/2010 - 09:37
Children’s books, romantic fiction and crime/thrillers have been the enduring staples of the nation’s public library borrowing over the past decade, according to statistics from the Public Lending Right (PLR).
Prolific writer Jacqueline Wilson tops the league as the UK’s most borrowed author of the Noughties,...