Scholastic's Eishar Brar will join indie publisher Knights Of in the newly created role of editorial director next month.
Independent publisher Everything with Words has acquired world English rights to Elsetime, a middle-grade debut by Irish author Eve McDonnell.
Black & White Publishing has acquired two books about inspirational people from Scotland by Mairi Kidd, head of literature, languages and publishing at Creative Scotland.... Read more
Edinburgh International Book Festival has hired Rachel Mellor and Noëlle Cobden to the roles of children and schools programme manager and communities programme director, respectively.... Read more
Sony Pictures has secured the film rights for Thomas Taylor’s middle-grade novel Malamander for a “substantial” pre-empt, Walker Books has confirmed.... Read more
The organisers of Stratford Literary Festival are extending their Bedtime Stories project, which helps families in areas of disadvantage read with their children, thanks to... Read more
Nosy Crow will this autumn publish a book about climate change activists such as David Attenborough and Greta Thunberg.
Electric Monkey has snapped up two more books from award-winning author Laura Steven.
Morag Hood has triumphed at the UKLA Book Awards for the second year in a row, with I am Bat (Two Hoots).... Read more
Bonnier imprint Hot Keys has signed CILIP Carnegie winning and New York Times bestselling author Elizabeth Acevedo in a six-figure three-book pre-empt.... Read more
One in three parents say regular reading with their children slips in the summer holidays, according to a Reading Agency survey ahead of this year's Summer... Read more
Simon & Schuster Children’s UK will publish a biography of climate change activist Greta Thunberg next month.
Walker has signed former editor Jonathan Stroud in a six-figure two-book deal.
Production company See-Saw Films has optioned the screen rights to Alice Oseman’s Heartstopper series of YA graphic novels.
Catherine Johnson fought off competition from Sarah MacIntyre and debut artist Emily Haworth-Boot to win the 2019 Little Rebels Award for Radical Fiction.
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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