Egmont has signed up award-winning artist Rob Biddulph to re-illustrate the classic series, Flat Stanley.
“Masterful characterisation” and “subtle visual subplots” have won Isobel Evans, a third-year illustration student at the University of Hertfordshire, the Hachette Children’s Group Carmelite Picture... Read more
At least three UK publishers have applied to have bases in Sharjah’s “Publishing City”, The Bookseller has learned.
Nosy Crow has recruited Clare Hall-Craggs as senior PR and media relations manager.
Stripes’ publisher Jane Harris is to step down from running the list after 12 years with the Little Tiger Group fiction imprint, triggering a restructure.... Read more
Hachette Children’s Group and Book People have announced an “exclusive 18-month direct to consumer partnership” promoting Enid Blyton’s titles.
Cambridge Literary Festival has entered into a partnership with the National Trust to deliver a major history festival at the Wimpole Estate over one weekend in... Read more
Puffin is publishing a picture book by Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani blogger who survived being shot by the Taliban for supporting girls' education in 2012 and went on to become the... Read more
Scholastic has claimed two titles out of the five shortlisted for Oscar’s Book Prize, which honours the best book published for children under five years... Read more
Willow Smith has bought the film rights to YA fantasy trilogy Rebel of the Sands by Alwyn Hamilton (Faber) with a view to starring in it.... Read more
Simon & Schuster US will publish seven-year old Syrian refugee Bana Alabed’s memoir.
Hachette Children’s Group has struck a multi-book deal with Juno Dawson following a "hotly-contested" auction.
Hachette Children’s Group and Walker have both bought books from Nicola Morgan.
Parragon Books has unveiled a “bold” redesign of its own-brand imprint Start Little Learn Big, aimed at pre-schoolers.
Amazon has appointed Shona Abhyankar, currently head of PR at Penguin Random House Children’s and formerly senior publicist at Ebury, as publicity lead of Amazon Publishing.... Read more
Marketing at Freelance
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 5762
Friday, June 23 2017
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