Scholastic Inc's operating income for the fiscal year ending 31st May fell 55% to $25m (£20.3m), despite a 2% increase in revenues to $1.65bn (£1.34bn),... Read more
DK will publish a tie-in book to accompany the CBeebies series "The Baby Club" next February.
Audible will next month release an audiobook collection of Beatrix Potter stories, narrated by Andrew Scott.
Egmont has snapped up a picture book about a "David Bowie-esque rhinocorn" by Matt Carr.
Stripes Publishing, an imprint of the Little Tiger Group, has acquired a work of speculative fiction, set after the outbreak of a deadly tick-borne disease,... Read more
HarperCollins Children’s Books will republish a young fiction novel by Philippa Gregory about a princess called Florizella, this November.
The bestselling author of Artemis Fowl says he is increasingly mindful of cultural appropriation after a stint as Ireland’s Children’s Laureate—and he’s applied that thinking... Read more
Sophia Thakur discusses her first poetry collection, which explores identity, relationships and loss, drawing on her experiences as a young black woman. ... Read more
YA author Alwyn Hamilton has sold a new series to Faber Children’s in the UK and Viking at Penguin Random House in the US.... Read more
Atom, an imprint of Little, Brown, has acquired a YA novel about nostalgia and grief by David Owen.
Simon & Schuster Children’s UK have signed a two-book deal with debut author and illustrator Alice McKinley, including Nine Lives Newton, which was the subject of... Read more
Cassie Chadderton, head of UK Theatre, has joined World Book Day as the organisation’s first chief executive.
Simon & Schuster (S&S) Children’s UK has bought the UK and Commonwealth rights to The Black Kids by Christina Hammonds Reed, which is set during the 1992... Read more
Bloomsbury Children’s Books has signed Jordan Stephens, best known for being one half of Rizzle Kicks, in a six-figure three-book deal.
HarperCollins Children's Books has signed a two-book deal with Irish crime writer Alex Barclay.
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 5853
Friday, August 16 2019
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