Benjamin Zephaniah is writing a “powerfully moving” picture book about the voyage of "HMT Empire Windrush" to be published by Scholastic UK in April 2022. ... Read more
HarperCollins imprint Farshore has announced the winners of its annual Reading for Pleasure Teaching Awards.
UCLan Publishing has scooped an "inspiring" middle-grade fiction title about a child and her stammer from author Anne-Marie Conway.
Bloomsbury Children’s has scored Strong and Tough, an "inspirational" book about adoption by 10-year-old footballer Rico Hinson-King, illustrated by Nick Sharratt. ... Read more
Scholastic UK has picked up a two more middle-grade titles from brother-sister duo Stephen and Anita Mangan.
Roy of the Rovers publisher Rebellion and the National Literacy Trust have teamed up to give away 5,000 copies of Roy of the Rovers: Foul Play and... Read more
Hachette Children’s Group has joined forces with Chinese publisher CITIC Publishing Group to create Science Pop!, a series of science information books, as part of... Read more
Jessica Kingsley Publishers (JKP) is launching a new podcast supporting the mental health of children and teens called "Our Kids in Mind". ... Read more
Scholastic has swooped on Welcome to St Hell, a "groundbreaking" YA memoir about being a trans teen, written and illustrated by influencer and filmmaker Lewis... Read more
Macmillan Children’s Books has pounced for Five Bears, a new picture book written and illustrated by Catherine Rayner.
Ken Wilson-Max has joined HarperCollins Children's Books as a publisher, where he will create his own list across picture books, fiction and non-fiction.
Children's author David Walliams has written his first-ever book sequel with Gangsta Granny Strikes Again!
Bloomsbury Children’s Books has signed the debut YA novel by Zoulfa Katouh, "a love letter to Syria, Syrians and hijabi girls" that has been picked... Read more
Frances Lincoln Children’s Books has partnered with school library supplier Peters to give away a free copy of This Book is Anti-Racist by Tiffany Jewell and Aurélia... Read more
Emily Randall has won the overall Times/Chicken House Award for her novel The Flood Child, which also previously won the Mslexia Novel Competition.... 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 5947
Friday, October 15 2021
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