Online children’s book community Toppsta will from now on allow users to compare the cost of titles from different shops after adding a price comparison... Read more
Sky One will this December show an animated adatation of Aliens Love Panta Claus by Claire Freedman and Ben Cort (Simon & Schuster Children’s).... Read more
Penguin Random House Children’s imprint Puffin will publish the eighth book in Robin Stevens’ Murder Most Unladylike series next year.
A police union in the US has called for The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas and All American Boys by Jason Reynolds and Brendan... Read more
Authors including Philip Pullman, Robin Stevens and Maz Evans have reacted angrily to a new website offering free illegal downloads of their books.
Emma Healey, the author of Elizabeth is Missing, is urging aspiring authors to enter a new competition for stories about teenage depression.... Read more
HarperCollins Children’s Books has added several e-books to a storytelling app for military families.
Penguin Random House Children’s has pledged to donate money to the mental health charity Mind as part of a fundraising campaign tied to John Green’s... Read more
Penguin Random House Chidren’s has bought the UK and Commonwealth rights to Cursed, a reimagining of the King Arthur legend for a YA audience, by... Read more
Palazzo Editions is publishing a children’s picture book of Brian Bilston’s poem 'Refugees' after signing world rights from Unbound.
Knights Of will this autumn publish a verse novel about the pursuit of personal dreams by US author Jason Reynolds, in association with 404 Ink.... Read more
Nevision has optioned MG Leonard’s Beetle trilogy (Chicken House) for TV, with Leonard signed on to write the script.
Stripes Publishing, an imprint of the Little Tiger Group, is launching a range of illustrated fiction for emerging readers.
Andersen Press will this September publish a sequel to Fearne Cotton’s Yoga Babies, entitled Hungry Babies.... Read more
John Styring is launching a new mass market publisher, Curious Universe, after forming a 50-50 joint venture with Australian publisher Hinkler.
Director of projects and communications at Lantana Publishing
In light of the Reflecting Realities report, Katrina Gutierrez explains how the industry can better support small presses working to increase representation in children's books.... Read more
Issue No 5789
Friday, July 20 2018
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