A reimagining of Vladimir Nabokov’s classic Lolita, written from the child’s point of view, will be published in France this week.... Read more
David Walliams and Greg James are among the children's authors recognised by the Laugh Out Loud Awards, as judge Michael Rosen hails the 12-strong shortlist... Read more
The BBC has revealed plans for a special 2D animated adaptation of Sir Michael Morpurgo’s children’s book Mimi and the Mountain Dragon.... Read more
A dentist and teacher have won the 2019 Kelpies Prize and Kelpies Illustration Prize following a record number of entries.
Patrice Lawrence, Joy Francis and Elizabeth Bananuka are among the mentors leading the first round of training sessions for BookTrust Represents, a project to help... Read more
Egmont has snapped up two more middle-grade novels from The Land of Roar author Jenny McLachlan.
A new children's independent bookshop is due to open in Norwich on Saturday, with owners Dan and Leanne Fridd saying they hope to make books... Read more
Tributes have been paid to Lorraine Owen, former managing director of illustration agency The Organisation, who has died from cancer.
Walker Books will publish the follow up to Malamander by Thomas Taylor in 2020.
Nosy Crow has bought two middle-grade standalone novels by author and puzzle creator Alastair Chisholm.
Christi Daugherty’s YA thriller series Night School (Little, Brown) has been optioned for TV by the Intellectual Property Group.
Firefly Press has acquired an environmental YA novel by Nicola Davies, an author, trained biologist and former BBC presenter.
Publishers and representatives of the UK children's book industry are campaigning to set up a UK branch of We Need Diverse Books to improve diversity and... Read more
Puffin Books has snapped up the UK and Commonwealth rights to a previously unpublished Dr Seuss book about art history.
Michael Sheen, who narrated the first volume of Philip Pullman’s The Book of Dust series, will return to the studio to narrate volume two, The Secret Commonwealth.... Read more
Children's editor at The Bookseller
Brexit may have cast a shadow over the UK’s relationship with Europe but children’s publishers are maintaining an international outlook when it comes to business.... Read more
Issue No 5853
Friday, August 16 2019
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