Usborne has snapped up a Russian folklore-inspired middle grade fantasy following a “hotly contested four-way auction”.
UK and US rights have been snapped up following heated auctions for two Second World War-set spy novels from YA débutant Matt Killeen.... Read more
Usborne editorial director Fiona Watt is one of the biggest-selling authors since records began and she’s probably the most ubiquitous author you’ve never heard of.... Read more
Penguin Random House and Hachette have both earned more than 20 shortlistings in The Bookseller's new-look 2017 British Book Awards, while Pan Macmillan has notched a... Read more
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
Usborne has promoted two longstanding staff members into two newly created roles “in response to the company’s growth.” Christian Herisson has become UK commercial and... Read more
Usborne has launched an imprint in China with local publisher Jieli Publishing House.
YA author Kathryn Evans has won the 2016 Edinburgh International Book Festival First Book Award for her début novel, More of Me (Usborne).... Read more
Moments from the Theakstons Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival, The Bookseller's Buyer's Guides party and Julie-Ann Corrigan's book launch feature in our Pictures of the... Read more
YA author Holly Bourne has written a novella, based on the three characters in her ‘Spinster Club’ trilogy, which will be published by Usborne in... Read more