Children’s publishers grew readerships during lockdown across subject areas, extending to renewed interest in their backlists as well as in their online educational resources, delegates heard... Read more
A new monthly book club and greater outreach to public and school libraries are among the World Book Day plans for 2021, the charity’s c.e.o. has... Read more
The US children's market has seen huge growth this year with increasing focus on books by people of colour and by celebrities, Barbara Marcus, president and... Read more
Two Hoots has landed Sir Michael Morpurgo’s “timely” picture book A Song of Gladness, with illustrations from Kate Greenaway Medal winner Emily Gravett.... Read more
Authors of colour made up 19.6% of Young Adult writers published in 2019, a huge leap on previous years, according to new research.
Young Adult books saw a huge 43% rise in post-lockdown sales by value as the children's sector as a whole swelled to 33% of the... Read more
Puffin has netted The Dream Team, a football-themed middle-grade series from Priscilla Mante, in a two-book deal.
HarperCollins Children's Books has triumphed in a multi-publisher auction for 'beautiful' middle grade novel The Last Bear by debut children’s author Hannah Gold.... Read more
Children's books have seen a boom during coronavirus-hit 2020 with non-fiction heading for a record year, according to Nielsen.
New routes to market and the future of children’s publishing are some of the topics that will be under discussion at The Bookseller Children’s Conference,... Read more
Author and illustrator David McKee has won BookTrust's annual Lifetime Achievement Award for his 'incredible' contribution to children's books.
Claudia Winkleman, Stuart Turton, Katherine Rundell and other authors will be contributing to mark Bookshop Day on 3rd October.
Manchester Children's Book Festival has given out almost 2,000 books to children living in disadvantaged areas of the city to support their reading during the pandemic. ... Read more
Faber Children's new website to showcase its frontlist and backlist in addition to new online resources.
Puffin has unveiled an all-star cast to read the immersive audiobook of Kay's Anatomy by Adam Kay, featuring Sandi Toksvig, Reece Shearsmith, Lolly Adefope and... 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 5899
Friday, September 25 2020
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