Foreign professionals flocked to Bologna Children’s Book Fair, official attendance figures have revealed, with overseas visitor numbers growing by 15%.
Macmillan Children’s Books has secured fantasy trilogy Children of Blood and Bone by debut writer Tomi Adeyemi in a "hotly contested" six-figure auction.... Read more
Simon & Schuster Children’s Books (UK) has acquired a further two picture book titles from illustrator and "rising star" Richard Jones.
McFly band member Tom Fletcher will publish his second middle grade novel for Penguin Random House in time for the Christmas market this October.... Read more
The Roald Dahl Literary Estate will create a personalised adaptation of a Roald Dahl classic in partnership with publishing start-up Lost My Name.
BolognaFiere, the organiser of Bologna Children’s Book Fair, is set to launch a new copyright trade and licensing show in New York City in spring... Read more
German illustrator and author Wolf Erlbruch has been announced as the winner of the £445,000 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award after being described as a "caring and... Read more
A Marvel executive has blamed declining comic book sales on the studio’s efforts to promote diversity and female characters.
David Walliams new children's book has been revealed as The World’s Worst Children 2.
Australian children’s press New Frontier Publishing has set up an office in London to focus on the UK market.
Mairi Kidd, managing director of accessible children's book publisher Barrington Stoke, has been made redundant after six years at the company.
Bonnier Zaffre imprint Hot Key Books has acquired a YA debut from M A Bennett, called Stags.
Penguin Random House UK Children’s has signed a futuristic action-adventure novel created by futurist, technologist and science fiction author Brian David Johnson and music artist... Read more
Enid Blyton Entertainment (EBE), part of Hachette Children’s Group, has announced a raft of new projects at Bologna Children’s Book Fair 2017, including a cookbook... Read more
HarperCollins Children’s Books has signed a multi-book, world rights deal with picture book creator, Benji Davies.
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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 5752
Friday, April 28 2017
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