Tagged: David Fickling Books

On author 'brands'

Lisa Williamson questions whether she has a "brand", and what that means. Read more

Remembering Mal Peet

I was ludicrously lucky to be Mal Peet’s editor. But not for long enough! And there are others who edited him for longer. And knew... Read more

Visits from the Black Dog

Back in the days when I had regular visits from the Black Dog – the phrase Churchill used to describe his occasional bouts of depression... Read more

Trans action

In the early stages of writing The Art of Being Normal, I asked a group of young transgender people if they felt fairly represented in... Read more

Children’s publishers anticipate ‘buoyant’ LBF

Children’s publishers are feeling “quietly optimistic” going into next week’s London Book Fair, with interest in acquiring across middle-grade, Young Adult and “crossover” titles.... Read more

Long-awaited Philip Pullman series The Book of Dust revealed

Twenty-two years after the release of the first book in His Dark Materials trilogy, Philip Pullman is set to release a new three-part series to... Read more

Lissa Evans | 'I have zero expectations'

The author who writes grown-up titles in the morning and children’s books in the afternoon has penned a mythical masterpiece with allusions to many kids’... Read more

DFB to release Pullman essays on storytelling

A new collection of essays by Philip Pullman was one of the highlights at a showcase presented yesterday (14th November) by David Fickling Books.... Read more

Pullman graphic novel gets US deal

Scholastic US has bought the North American rights to The Adventures of John Blake: Mystery of the Ghost Ship, the graphic novel by Philip Pullman... Read more

Q&A with Philip Pullman

Philip Pullman's comic strip The Adventures of John Blake will be published in The Phoenix Comic and a graphic novel of the comic strips will... Read more

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