Writers including Candice Carty-Williams, Caleb Azumah Nelson, Inua Ellams and Sara Jafari are to feature at Spread the Word's one-day festival, celebrating diversity and creativity... Read more
Hachette Children’s Group has scooped a brand new Magic Faraway Tree adventure, inspired by Enid Blyton and written by Jacqueline Wilson. It will be the first Magic Faraway... Read more
A new unabridged audiobook of James Hilton’s Goodbye Mr Chips (Hodder & Stoughton) will be narrated by actor Robert Bathurst.
Little Island Books has landed Jane Mitchell's "urgently needed" middle-grade novel on Ireland's asylum-seeker accommodation system.
The Blair Partnership has appointed Macmillan Children's Books (MCB) editorial director Rachel Petty as agent, heading up its children’s and YA list.
Award-winning author and illustrator Paul Howard, whose recent work includes Joe Wicks' debut picture book The Burpee Bears (HarperCollins Children's Books), has been appointed the new Children’s... Read more
Independent bookshop Kibworth Books has raised more than £2,000, to gift books to children being treated in Leicester Royal Infirmary over Christmas.
David Walliams’ next picture book, Marmalade, will be published by HarperCollins Children's Books in February featuring illustrations by Adam Stower. ... Read more
Hachette Children’s Group will be the first UK publisher to release an Allison Saft novel with the “rich and tender” YA fantasy romance A Far Wilder Magic.... Read more
Scholastic UK has bagged two books from Steven Butler with the first, Humbug: The Secret Life of a Christmas Elf, inspired by his sister, an NHS nurse, and... Read more
The Old Bear children's series by author and illustrator Jane Hissey will be released as audiobooks voiced by actor, director and "Bridgerton" star Adjoa Andoh.... Read more
Piccadilly Press and Hot Key Books, imprints of Bonnier Books UK, have acquired two new “enchanting” titles from the New York Times bestselling author Kelly Barnhill. ... Read more
New Frontier Publishing has signed Jump for the Stars, the debut picture book from TV presenter and model Vogue Williams, illustrated by Tilia Rand-Bell.... Read more
Macmillan Children’s Books is extending its its partnership with the National Literacy Trust (NLT) and added KPMG as a partner for the Marcus Rashford Book... Read more
Scholastic UK has announced a global publishing deal with 9 Story Media Group and Karma’s World Entertainment for a new Netflix series.
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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 5958
Friday, January 21 2022
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