Hay Festival and Tes have unveiled their essential reading lists for primary and secondary schools to inspire the next generation of book-lovers as part of the... Read more
Debut author Kelly McCaughrain has won a trio of prizes at the Children’s Books Ireland awards—a first in the 29 year history of the prize.... Read more
Dino, an imprint of Bonnier Books UK, has expanded its Football Heroes series with four new titles - Kirby, Marta, Morgan and Smith – ahead of the Fifa Women’s World Cup ... Read more
Hachette Children's Group will publish Poems from a Green and Blue Planet, a uniquely inclusive anthology of poetry from around the world, on National Poetry Day... Read more
Penguin Books will publish a sequel to Karen M McManus’ bestselling YA thriller One Of Us Is Lying, entitled One of Us is Next. ... Read more
Puffin has launched its first ever subscription box service with boxes for children aged three to five-years-old.
Firefly Press has landed a “scary and heart-warming” middle grade sci-fi horror by Jennifer Killick.
The Astrid Lindgren Company has launched a global partnership with Save the Children ahead of the 75th anniversary of Pippi Longstocking, aiming to generate more than... Read more
Newly formed Oxford indie Guppy Books has bought two middle-grade books by American author Sharon Creech.
Catherine Fisher triumphed at the Tir na n-Og children’s literature award with her novel The Clockwork Crow (Firefly Press).
Wattpad Books, the publishing arm of Wattpad, has acquired world rights to two YA novels by Jessica Cunsolo and Nandi Taylor.
The Fawcett Society, a charity that campaigns for gender equality, is looking for publisher input into a new study into gender stereotypes in early childhood.... Read more
Welsh publisher Graffeg has acquired four picture books by Jason Korsner, a BBC broadcaster, film critic and photographer.
David Walliams’ next children’s book will be The World’s Worst Teachers, a short story collection about “splendidly sinister” pedagogues. ... Read more
Roald Dahl’s Matilda will be translated into its 50th language this summer after Itchy Coo, an imprint of Black and White Publishing, signed a Scots language deal.... 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 5842
Friday, May 17 2019
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