Oxford University Press Children's has bought three young fiction titles by author and illustrator Elys Dolan.
Puffin Books, a division of Penguin Random House (PRH), will this year publish a picture book of Michael Rosen’s poem, 'Chocolate Cake'.
In March 2016, children’s author Tommy Donbavand was diagnosed with cancer and left unable to work on a series of books for Oxford University Press.... Read more
Hachette Children’s Group (HCG) has signed a picture book text by actress Alison Steadman.
Eddie Redmayne will narrate an audiobook version of J K Rowling’s Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, Pottermore has announced.... Read more
HarperCollins Children’s Books has acquired a four-book fiction series about pirates by Amy Sparkes and Ben Cort.
Egmont has signed a two-book deal with debut picture book duo writer Louise Greig and illustrator Ashling Lindsay.
The Siobhan Dowd Trust will this year offer a £1,000 monthly grant for schools to spend in local bookshops.
Andersen Press is giving Tony Ross’ classic Little Princess picture book series a push in 2017, with reissues of the titles to pre-empt a brand new instalment... Read more
Egmont will this year release four new Minecraft titles, created to replace the original ‘handbook’ series.
Virago is making a big push into the children’s market, by publishing 22 titles through its modern classics list this year.
More than 50 businesses, including Facebook, Amazon and Experian have signed this year’s Vision for Literacy Business Pledge, orchestrated by the National Literacy Trust.... Read more
Technology business Moondog Books has launched a subscription service for children's e-books with titles from HarperCollins, Bloomsbury and Disney.
Connie Glynn, the YouTuber behind the ‘Noodlerella’ channel, has signed a three-book deal with Penguin Random House (PRH Children’s).
Children aged 9-16 spend as much time reading online as reading print materials, although the number of young people reading books, comics and magazines drops... 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 5744
Friday, February 17 2017
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