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
Helen Bailey’s mother was uneasy about the author’s partner, who is on trial for murder, a court has heard.
North American publisher Doubleday Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Random House Children’s Books, will this year release a previously unfinished children’s book by... Read more
Chicken House has signed three more titles from Kiran Millwood Hargrave, author of The Girl of Ink & Stars.
A Swedish writer is being sued for infringing copyright after making children’s versions of novels such as Truman Capote's Breakfast at Tiffany’s.... Read more
A new online platform connecting children’s authors and schools will launch this April.
Bonnier Publishing division Hot Key Books has acquired the debut novel by US author Alyssa Hollingsworth at auction.
Scholastic set to publish a YA novel set in a deadly circus, where the children of immigrants are forced to perform in a travelling circus.... Read more
Egmont Publishing will this year release the second picture book by Amy Sparkes.
Macmillan Children’s Books is set to publish what it describes as the first official "guide” to the Moomins this October.
Buster Books, the children’s imprint of Michael O’Mara Books, is launching a reference series.
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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 5745
Friday, February 24 2017
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