Usborne is launching Play and Learn at Home, a digital campaign to keep children stimulated during the lockdown, alongside reducing all its e-books to 99p... Read more
Début author Holly Jackson is up against heavyweight names, including Malorie Blackman and Frances Hardinge, on the shortlist for the YA Book Prize 2020.... Read more
Egmont has launched 14Stories14Days: a new website, inspired by the recommended 14 days of self-isolation, offering 14 days of free content to provide entertainment and educational support... Read more
Body positivity campaigner and influencer Megan Crabbe and the inaugural Children’s Laureate Wales, Eloise Williams, are among the judges for the 2020 YA Book Prize,... Read more
Former “Blue Peter” presenter turned children's writer Konnie Huq is hosting a series of videos called "Science, Scribbles and Stories" to keep children entertained and... Read more
Waterstones Children's Laureate Cressida Cowell has launched a digital hub with reading charity BookTrust to keep youngsters busy while schools are closed.
Collins has made hundreds of books and learning resources free for teachers and families as schools close over the coronavirus.
Bloomsbury Children’s Books has licensed Katherine Rundell’s first two middle-grade novels from Faber and Faber, including the multiple award-winning adventure Rooftoppers. ... Read more
Olivia Lomenech Gill will illustrate Jessie Burton’s upcoming YA novel, Medusa, Bloomsbury Children’s Books has announced as it reveals the first three images.... Read more
Usborne has acquired Tamsin Winter’s new novel Girl, In Real Life, as well as a second untitled book.
Oxford University Press (OUP) has snapped up another series by bestselling Isadora Moon creator Harriet Muncaster.
Picture book star Rob Biddulph has signed a new three-book deal with HarperCollins Children’s Books.
Nosy Crow has recruited Ruth Tinham to lead a UK field sales team handling independent shops, wholesalers, heritage and gift accounts in-house.
David Walliams has revealed his new book with Tony Ross for HarperCollins Children’s Books, a “fantastically funny tale” called Slime for readers aged seven and over.... Read more
Macmillan Children’s Books has signed illustrator David Tazzyman to its list for his debut middle-grade fiction series and a new picture book.
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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 5879
Friday, March 27 2020
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