Walker Productions, part of Walker Books, has teamed up with 4 Games and Lupus Films to launch a children’s app based on the picture book... Read more
The Eleanor Farjeon Award, now in its 50th year, was given to children’s poet John Agard.
HarperCollins Children’s Books has signed a picture book deal with comedian Olaf Falafel.
Hodder Children’s Books, part of Hachette Children’s Group (HCG), has bought the UK and Commonwealth rights to Charlie the Choo-Choo, the picture book written by... Read more
The Beano Annual 2017 (D C Thomson) is on track to be the biggest selling children’s annual this Christmas, with sales of 13,401 units (£52,549... Read more
TV presenter, historian and author Lucy Worsley has signed a deal for two further children’s books ahead of the release of her second title, My... Read more
Two Faber Children’s titles are in the running for the 2017 Blue Peter Book Awards, along with books from HarperCollins Children’s, David Fickling Books, Wide... Read more
Netflix has commissioned a TV adaptation of Beth Reekles’ YA novel The Kissing Booth (Penguin Random House), according to Deadline.... Read more
Bloomsbury UK has sold the rights to Kid Normal, the debut children’s book by Radio 1 DJs Greg James and Chris Smith, in three languages.... Read more
Penguin Random House Children’s has acquired a book by Brooklyn Beckham.
Sarah Odedina, editor-at-large at Pushkin Children's has acquired the next novel by Andy Mulligan.
Macmillan Children's Books (MCB) is launching a campaign, including new publishing and a partnership with London Zoo, to mark 2017 being the 35th anniversary of... Read more
A percentage of sales from the new edition of J K Rowling’s Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (Bloomsbury), as well as Hogwarts Library... Read more
Edinburgh-based Floris Books has won the Saltire Society Scottish Publisher of the Year Award.
Hodder Children’s Books has signed comedy writer and DJ Danny Baker.
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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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