HarperCollins Children's Books has won a three-publisher auction for Einstein the Penguin, the first in a new family fiction series from debut author Iona Rangeley... Read more
The Laugh Out Loud Book Awards (Lollies) is set to make a comeback this year, after being cancelled due to Covid in 2020.
DK has signed a six-book deal with Rebecca Wilson, bestselling author and founder of the What Mummy Makes Instagram food channel, including cookbooks and her... Read more
Macmillan Children's Books has scooped a range of children's books associated with new Aardman stop-motion film “Robin Robin”.
The number of children who read on a daily basis declined last year and 69% preferred using screens, according to new research from HarperCollins imprint... Read more
Author and actor Nathan Bryon has been named the first ambassador for Puffin World of Stories, a partnership between PRH UK and the National Literacy... Read more
Shortlists for this year's CILIP Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Medals have been revealed, featuring seven first-time nominees alongside four former winners.
Macmillan Children’s Books is delighted has landed a “spellbinding” standalone YA novel from Costa winner Frances Hardinge.
BolognaBookPlus, a new general publishing strand running in parallel to the annual fair, will launch with a children's rights and licensing training event, organisers have... Read more
The Reading Agency is to launch an initiative aiming to build confidence in studying STEM subjects among children.
Simon & Schuster Children’s Books has pre-empted four books from journalist and television presenter Nick Sheridan.
Puffin has revealed details of the September global publication of Paul McCartney’s new children's book, Grandude’s Green Submarine. ... Read more
Jennifer Killick is moving to Farshore, the new name for Egmont Books UK, with two middle-grade fiction titles.
Knights Of is to publish a YA novella by Queenie author Candice Carty-Williams.
Actor and director Idris Elba has signed a global multi-book deal with HarperCollins Children's Books (HCCB) for a range of titles, set to launch in... 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 5924
Friday, April 9 2021
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