Farshore has landed the debut children's book from adventurer, writer and television personality Ant Middleton in a two-book deal.
The National Literacy Trust (NLT) has teamed up with Enterprise Rent-A-Car to give away almost 23,000 copies of Serena Patel’s book Anisha, Accidental Detective (Usborne) to 240 primary schools... Read more
Owlet Press’ lead autumn title, Little Glow by debut author Katie Sahota and illustrator Harry Woodgate, has been illuminating independent bookshop windows, and the book has... Read more
Blackwell’s stores are expecting a surge of book donations this year with the chain's annual Christmas "Giving Trees" scheme.
Simon & Schuster Children’s Books has pre-empted YA debut Love in Winter Wonderland, a "true celebration of Black love, laughter and happily ever afters", from Carnegie Prize-nominated... Read more
Simon & Schuster has scooped two more "brilliant" YA novels from Adam Silvera, including a new book set in the same universe as his viral TikTok phenomenon They... Read more
Hachette Children’s Group has secured a deal with author Shane Hegarty for a series with illustrator Jeff Crowther.
Marcus Rashford's debut fiction title, a middle-grade tale about a school breakfast club based on the Manchester United star's own childhood experiences, has been netted... Read more
Andersen Press has landed a brand new fantasy novel for children from Ross MacKenzie.
Scholastic UK is partnering with global entertainment company Boat Rocker to release books based on its animation series "Dino Ranch".
Tiger Aspect Kids & Family has signed a development deal for bestselling picture book series What the Ladybird Heard by Julia Donaldson and Lydia Monks.... Read more
Hachette Children’s Group has acquired further titles and ancillary rights including stage, merchandising, TV, film and audio in the Lion Inside collection by Rachel Bright and Jim... Read more
Children's author Natalie Reeves Billing is to release a new series of picture books orientated around mental health with Tiny Tree Press.
Author Anne Stairmand is encouraging authors to send signed children’s and YA books to domestic violence refuges to support her new charity, Refuge in Literacy... Read more
Usborne has snapped up YA author David Owen’s first foray into middle-grade fiction, billed as “an irresistibly funny, high-octane” adventure series with eco themes.... Read more
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Publicist and debut children's author Liz Hyder calls on publishers to be more vocal about the negative impacts of creative writing being sidelined by the current education... Read more
Issue No 5953
Friday, December 3 2021
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