Scholastic has entered into a global master publishing agreement with Sutikki to become the second global licensee for Andrew Davenport's new CBeebies preschool series, "Moon and Me". ... Read more
Anthony Horowitz children's publisher at Walker has said it would not instruct authors on whether or not to include characters of a different race or... Read more
Robin Stevens and Simon Mason have won the inaugural awards for Best Crime Novel for Children and Young Adults respectively at the annual CrimeFest Awards.... Read more
Michael Rosen is shortlisted for this year’s CLiPPA award for children’s poetry after winning it the previous year.
Penguin Random House Children’s will publish a sequel to Clare Balding’s debut novel, The Racehorse Who Wouldn’t Gallop, inspired by the kidnap of Derby winner Shergar.... Read more
Simon & Schuster Children’s Books will reissue the Pongwiffy series by Kaye Umansky 30 years after it was originally published.
Award-winning author and illustrator Oliver Jeffers is publishing a new book with HarperCollins at the end of this year and has signed a new two-book... Read more
The shortlist of the second Klaus Flugge Prize reveals a global line-up of American and British publishers with illustrators also from Korea and Italy.... Read more
Ronnie Fairweather, creative director at Penguin Random House Children’s, is retiring after nearly 30 years with the publisher.
The Koala Who Could by Rachel Bright and Jim Field has been named the winner of Oscar’s Book Prize 2017.
Bloomsbury Children’s Books has acquired two Young Adult titles from William Sutcliffe.
Hachette Children’s Group has bought a middle-grade novel from scientific writer Sharon Cohen.
As a slew of children’s books promoting empathy hit bookshelves, some kids’ authors say they feel a growing responsibility to counteract the UK’s “intolerant” political... Read more
A children’s author has described the labelling of her books as “too immature” for certain students as "heart-breaking".
Penguin Random House Children’s Publishers will publish social media magician Zach King’s first middle-grade book with an accompanying augmented reality app.
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In regards to the current debate on whether authors should be paid for events in schools, the question, of course, is not should children’s authors... Read more
Issue No 5756
Friday, May 26 2017
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