Leicester-based indie Sweet Cherry has appointed Sanjee de Silva to the role of publisher, following the announcement that publisher and sales director Lara Clift is leaving the... Read more
Puffin has picked up Welcome to the World, a “tender and lyrical picture book” from Julia Donaldson and Helen Oxenbury.
Educational lists have spoken of their relief after the Department for Education said it would not further develop its Letters and Sounds programme for phonics... Read more
The Marcus Rashford Book Club will launch in June with Pooja Puri's middle-grade debut A Dinosaur Ate My Sister, won by Macmillan Children's Books in... Read more
Welbeck Publishing is partnering with creative studio Tibor Jones to develop children's fiction projects.
J K Rowling has written a "sparkling" new book for children, The Christmas Pig, to be released by Hachette Children's Group imprint Little, Brown Books for... Read more
The National Literacy Trust and Penguin Random House UK have launched a review into national primary school library provision.
Buster Books, the children’s imprint of independent publisher Michael O’Mara Books, is marking Earth Day (22nd April) this year, by donating £50,000 to the Green... Read more
Smriti Halls has landed two nominations on the six-strong Oscar's Book Prize shortlist, which has doubled its prize money to £10,000 this year.
Cressida Cowell, the Waterstones Children’s Laureate, is calling on Boris Johnson to commit to a yearly investment of £100m in primary school libraries.... Read more
Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group has launched a new imprint led by three former DK employees, focusing on gift non-fiction titles that make topics, including medicine and... Read more
Aimée Felone is taking on the newly created role of m.d. at Knights Of, with immediate effect, while co-founder David Stevens is becoming associate director, supporting... Read more
The Hay Festival has unveiled its free programme for schools, bringing writers and young people together online for a series of interactive activities and workshops... Read more
HarperCollins Children's Book has revealed There's a Ghost in This House, the new picture book from “visionary” creator Oliver Jeffers.
HarperCollins Children’s Books has scooped the third instalment of Eoin Colfer's Artemis Fowl companion series The Fowl Twins in a two-book deal.
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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 5925
Friday, April 16 2021
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