Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler are returning to the Tales From Acorn Wood preschool series with four new lift-the-flap instalments for Macmillan Children’s Books.... Read more
The children’s book magazine Carousel: The Guide to Children’s Books has ceased publication after 24 years.
YA author Brigid Kemmerer talks to us about her new novel A Heart So Fierce and Broken—which is a follow-up to her Beauty and the Beast... Read more
Children's author Ross Welford answers our questions about his new middle grade novel, The Kid Who Came From Space. ... Read more
The Scholastic Corporation has revealed a 7% rise in operating income in the second quarter of the fiscal year, as c.e.o. Richard Robinson said the firm "continued... Read more
Hachette Children's Group has signed a picture book adaptation of Ian Fleming's Chitty Chitty Bang Bang to be written by Peter Bently and illustrated by Steve Antony.... Read more
Puffin will publish Brown Girl Dreaming, the multi-award winning memoir told in verse by author Jacqueline Woodson.
Indie publisher Knights Of is celebrating after its festive inclusive books ad campaign hit 100,000 views.
Walker Books has signed a three-book deal with "Horrible Histories" historian Greg Jenner.
Inclusive publisher Knights Of has snapped up a "moving and inspiring" début middle-grade novel from editor and former bookseller, Elle McNicoll.
Jessica Love will follow up the award-winning Julian is a Mermaid with a new book, set to be published by Walker Books in October 2020. ... Read more
Yorkshire print firm Charlesworth Press says it is currently producing up to 36,000 personalised children’s books every day as Christmas demand for the bespoke items... Read more
Welsh indie Graffeg Publishing has launched a £12,500 crowdfunding campaign to record an orchestral tale for children
Walker Books has bought world rights to nine picture books by author Smriti Halls, in a deal with Jodie Hodges at United Agents. The first... Read more
Children’s author Tom Palmer has won the Ruth Rendell Award for his "outstanding" contribution to raising literacy levels in the UK.
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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 5870
Friday, January 24 2020
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