Author at Black & White Publishing
YA author Estelle Maskame shares her experience of going from writing on Watppad to publication with Scottish indie Black & White Publishing.
Chairman at Oscar's Book Prize
James Ashton reflects on the last few years of Oscar's Book Prize—and what he hopes to see submitted in 2019.
Author at Firefly Press
Vanessa Harbour shares how being disabled has allowed her to achieve her dream of being a writer.
Director of projects and communications at Lantana Publishing
In light of the Reflecting Realities report, Katrina Gutierrez explains how the industry can better support small presses working to increase representation in children's books.... Read more
Author at Walker Books
Author Angie Thomas on why she is "tired of talking about racism", but hopeful for the future.
Chief executive at Centre for Literacy in Primary Education
The Centre for Literacy in Primary Education's chief executive explains why it is launching the UK's first survey of ethnic representation in children’s literature.... Read more
Watch Axel Scheffler tackle Brexit in his acceptance speech for The British Book Awards' inaugural Illustrator of the Year Award.
C.e.o at BookTrust
BookTrust's c.e.o Diana Gerald explains the challenges of finding books that appeal to children of every background.
Children's director at British Library
Julia Eccleshare, chair of the Branford Boase Award judging panel, shares what this year's submissions can tell us about current trends in children's fiction publishing.... Read more
Author at OUP Children's
Award winning children’s author Ali Sparkes reflects on ten years of World Book Day.
Founder at Shapes
Shapes' Jenny Baldwin shares her advice on how publishers can work more effectively with schools.
Frederick Warne curator of children’s literature at V&A Museum
The V&A's Emma Laws examines A A Milne's creative partnership with illustrator E H Shepard as the V&A's "Winnie-the-Pooh: Exploring a Classic" exhibition opens.... Read more
Author at Chicken House
Author Anna Day shares her experience of writing a book based on someone else's idea.
Web editor at The Bookseller
Acting children's editor and Harry Potter fan Caroline Carpenter gives her verdict on the British Library's new Harry Potter exhibition.
Children's previewer at The Bookseller
Fiona Noble says celebrity and branded books can play a positive role in World Book Day, but publishing needs to invest in career authors.... Read more
Issue No 5831
Friday, February 15 2019
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