Six children have been revealed as winners of BookTrust’s Pictures First competition with authors such as John Agard and Geek Girl author Holly Smale writing... Read more
Former children’s laureate Chris Riddell will give the Philippa Pearce Lecture next month in a talk titled ‘The Age of the Beautiful Book’.... Read more
Michael Morpurgo, Meg Rosoff and Chris Riddell are among the famous names who will be appearing at the inaugural International Children’s Literature Hay Festival Aarhus 2017.... Read more
Children’s publisher Nosy Crow is expanding its team as it prepares to turn over £10m for the first time.
Philip Pullman’s His Dark Materials trilogy is getting a new look from Scholastic UK this October to mark the publication of La Belle Sauvage: The Book of Dust Volume One.... Read more
Michael Sheen will narrate the audio version of Philip Pullman’s first instalment of The Book of Dust trilogy.
Turnover at Jonathan Goodman Publishing, parent company of Carlton Books and Andre Deutsch, soared last year according to accounts filed on Companies House.... Read more
Former member of The Maccabees, Orlando Weeks, has created an illustrated children’s book about a gritterman for Penguin Press.
Simon & Schuster Children’s will publish a new middle grade series written by Steven Butler, with illustrations by Steven Lenton, about a Brighton hotel for... Read more
Penguin Random House Children’s imprint Puffin Books is partnering with healthy snack brand Bear Nibbles on a new book club.
Iranian illustrator Ehsan Abdollahi has appeared at a special celebratory event hosted by indie publisher Tiny Owl two weeks after the British Embassy announced a... Read more
Questions have been raised about whether it is advisable for illustrators to sign away their copyright to authors and publishers after it has emerged Tom... Read more
Two teachers are opening a bookshop in Lincolnshire this month with plans for an accompanying outreach programme to help pupils struggling with education.
Scholastic will publish a “innovative and genre-busting” companion volume to M G Leonard’s acclaimed Beetle Boy as an “in-world, non-fiction introduction to the wonderful world... Read more
Simon & Schuster UK has announced the “long-awaited” prequel to Alice Hoffman’s Practical Magic, as well as plans to republish the original.... Read more
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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 5768
Thursday, August 17 2017
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