Lauren James answers our questions about her novel set in a future version of London where humanity has been almost wiped out by a pandemic,... Read more
HarperCollins Children’s Books is bringing back Michael Bond’s classic The Adventures of Parsley the Lion in a new gift edition illustrated by Rob Biddulph.... Read more
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have released a video of Meghan reading son Archie Duck! Rabbit! by Amy Krouse Rosenthal (Chronicle Books) on his first birthday,... Read more
Children's author and illustrator Rob Biddulph is attempting to break the world record for the largest online art lesson, in partnership with HarperCollins and global... Read more
Children’s Laureate Cressida Cowell, author Malorie Blackman and illustrator Rob Biddulph are among the names spearheading the Empathy Day programme on 9th June.... Read more
Children’s author Guy Bass is launching a funny writing competition for children with his publisher Little Tiger called A Write Laugh. Meanwhile, a second comedy writing and performing... Read more
Macmillan Children’s Books has appointed Egmont's Nicole Pearson and Little Tiger's Barry Timms to new publishing director roles in its expanding Preschool, Brands and Classics... Read more
Stars including Daniel Radcliffe, Stephen Fry, and Eddie Redmayne are recording videos of themselves reading the first Harry Potter book in the latest addition to... Read more
Oxford University Press (OUP) has released a free e-picture book, Everybody Worries by author and illustrator Jon Burgerman, for children who are feeling anxious about coronavirus.... Read more
The winners of the Bologna Prize for the Best Children's Publishers of the Year have been revealed as an online edition of the 57th Bologna Children's... Read more
HarperCollins has completed its acquisition of children's publisher Egmont Books UK for an undisclosed sum, the firm confirmed on Friday (1st May).
The shortlist for the Alligator's Mouth Award has been announced, with Ali Pye and David Stower among the finalists.
This year's Branford Boase Award shortlist has been announced, featuring a first-ever entry from Pushkin Press and multiple titles from Puffin.
Laurence King Publishing (LKP) has launched a competition for children to nominate a keyworker they would like illustrator Jason Ford to draw as a superhero.... Read more
Holly Jackson answers our questions about her debut novel, A Good Girl's Guide to Murder (Egmont), which has been shortlisted for the YA Book Prize... 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 5885
Friday, May 22 2020
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