HarperCollins Children’s Books has revealed details of Future Friend, the “out of this world” new book from David Baddiel, with illustrations by Steven Lenton.... Read more
Thirty-four pictures drawn by children have been picked to illustrate J K Rowling's fairytale The Ickabog.
Penguin Random House Children’s has won a 15-way auction to publish a "genre-defying, time-travelling" YA thriller, The Upper World by Femi Fadugba.... Read more
A survey conducted by Penguin Random House, the National Literacy Trust and the Association of UK Interactive Entertainment has found that video gaming can enhance literacy... Read more
Michael Rosen is publishing a new short and funny fiction book with Andersen Press, to be illustrated by Tony Ross, called Rigatoni The Pasta Cat.... Read more
Frances Lincoln Children’s Books will publish Thank You, a picture book inspired by the lockdown clapping for the NHS, by Joseph Coelho and illustrator Sam Usher.... Read more
The Free Books Campaign is partnering with Round Table Books to launch a children's reading list.
Macmillan Children's Books has won a multi-publisher auction for a young fiction series by debut author Lola Morayo.
Tiny Tree has acquired a new junior fiction series from Bonnie Bridgman, featuring fun, adventure and a strong female lead.
Children's reading charity BookTrust says it has handed out more than 237,000 free books to help families hit by the Covid-19 lockdown.
Michael Rosen and Sir Quentin Blake have teamed up for a collection of poems about migration and displacement, to be published by Walker Books.... Read more
Walker Books has landed a “brilliantly funny” diary-style Norse Gods series, written and illustrated by Ladybird publisher Louie Stowell.
Macmillan Children’s Books has announced a new apparel deal for the classic story Dear Zoo by Rod Campbell.
Faber is to publish a non-fiction children's book by Jeffrey Boakye, Musical Truth: A Musical History of Modern Black Britain in 23 Songs. ... Read more
Nathan Bryon and Dapo Adeola's “utterly joyful” picture book Look Up! (Puffin) has been crowned overall winner of the Waterstones Children’s Book Prize 2020.... 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 5895
Friday, August 14 2020
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