Scholastic Inc saw revenues and operating profit increase in the second quarter of the year thanks to strong sales of its Harry Potter publishing in... Read more
Oxford University Press (OUP) Children’s has acquired a fiction series by Tony De Saulles.
Independent publisher Troika Books has bought a YA novel about Hitler’s attempted extermination of the Roma and Sinti people.
Radio presenter and author Christian O'Connell talks about his forthcoming book Radio Boy, illustrated by Rob Biddulph.
A rare copy of J K Rowling’s Beedle the Bard, previously owned by the first Harry Potter editor Barry Cunningham, has sold for £368,750 at... Read more
Bloomsbury Children’s is launching a new app to accompany the release of the Spy Toys series, written by Mark Powers and illustrated by Tim Wesson.... Read more
Author and illustrator Nicholas Allan, whose books include as Father Christmas Needs a Wee and The Queen's Knickers (Red Fox), is donating his entire archive... Read more
Publishers will continue to look for diverse and political children’s books in 2017, and humorous books and Middle Grade fiction will make up a large... Read more
Writer and translator Mikka Haugaard is turning her ‘Everything With Words’ initiative into a publishing business, with all profits going to street children.
An auction of ‘snowdogs’, inspired by the The Snowman and The Snowdog picture book, has raised nearly £600,000 for charities in Newcastle and Brighton.... Read more
Kate Wilson, founder and m.d. of Nosy Crow, is the winner of this year’s Women in Publishing Pandora Award.
Faber & Faber is launching an award to find BAME children’s writers and illustrators in partnership with the Andlyn Literary Agency.
Hachette Children’s Group (HCG) will publish two more Pokémon titles next year following the “huge” success of the first three books.
Sotheby’s will next week auction artwork by illustrators Chris Riddell and Quentin Blake, as well as celebrities like Eric Clapton, Brian Eno and Peter Capaldi,... Read more
A children’s book that combines maths and design activities has won this year’s Educational Writers Award.
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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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