Hachette Children’s Group has bought the publishing rights to the Care Bears brand.
Jessica Kingsley Publishers (JKP) has ordered 5,000 copies of a book about gender diversity for schools, despite a media backlash over its subject matter.
Hot Key Books, part of Bonnier Zaffre, will next year release a new novel from children’s and YA author Laura Dockrill, entitled Big Bones.... Read more
Michael O’Mara Books is collaborating with Amnesty International UK on two visual "guides to freedom" illustrated by Waterstones' Children’s Laureate Chris Riddell.... Read more
A children’s book featuring stories by authors such as Gill Lewis, Piers Toray and Abi Elphinstone has raised more than £13,000 for a charity project... Read more
Stripes, an imprint of the Little Tiger Group, will this year publish a BAME YA anthology of short stories by authors such as Patrice Lawrence,... Read more
Sarah Manning, formerly an agent at United Talent Agency, is joining the Bent Agency.
Watership Down author Richard Adams has died at the age of 96.
Overall sales for Bath-based publisher Parragon Books were down £3m year-on-year to £58.6m in the 12 months ending 31st March 2016, according to results filed at... Read more
Puffin Books will next month publish a new version of Jill Murphy’s The Worst Witch to tie-in with a CBBC adaptation.... Read more
Scottish Book Trust has opened applications for next year’s What’s Your Story?, a writing programme for teenagers aged 14-17.
Children’s reading charity BookTrust is partnering with the Rick Stein Group to encourage more children to read for pleasure by giving away special editions of A Hole in the Bottom... Read more
David Walliams’ The Midnight Gang (HarperCollins Children's) is the 2016 Christmas Number One, selling 79,200 copies for £474,684 and seeing off a challenge by an insurgent... Read more
Puffin Books is publishing a companion to US actor BJ Novak's internationally bestselling children's book, The Book with No Pictures, called The Alphabet Book With No Pictures.... Read more
Bonnier Zaffre imprint Piccadilly Press is adding five titles to Olympic cyclist Chris Hoy's children’s book series Flying Fergus, co-authored with author Joanna Nadin and illustrated by Claire Elsom.... 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
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