Brighton-based children’s publisher Ivy Kids, part of the Quarto Group, is relaunching as "a sustainable imprint" in 2021 with Georgia Amson-Bradshaw at the helm.... Read more
The rescheduled Bologna Children’s Book Fair has been cancelled following the coronavirus outbreak in Italy.
Simon & Schuster (S&S) Children’s UK has snapped up three more books from creative duo behind bestselling illustrated children’s book series Supertato.... Read more
Puffin has snapped up Zadie Smith and Nick Laird's "endearing" debut picture book, Weirdo, featuring a judo suit-wearing guinea pig. ... Read more
Andersen Press will publish The Short Knife, “a stunningly poetic” YA novel from Waterstones Children’s Book Prize-shortlisted author Elen Caldecott.... Read more
Lady Gaga’s foundation has signed a global deal with Macmillan for a “vital” book of inspirational stories by young people and “notes of empowerment” from... Read more
Frances Lincoln Children’s Books will publish The B on your Thumb written by Colette Hiller and illustrated by Tor Freeman, a collection of rhymes to help young readers... Read more
Egmont has snapped up a new illustrated fiction series by Amelia Fang creator Laura Ellen Anderson.
Adam Kay is publishing his first children’s book, a "hilarious and educational" middle-grade non-fiction book called Kay's Anatomy, with Puffin this autumn.... Read more
Simon & Schuster Children’s UK has won Liz Kessler's “powerful” Holocaust novel Chasing the Light at auction. ... Read more
Walker Bookswill publish a coding fiction series from Bright Little Labs c.e.o. Sophie Dean.
HarperCollins Children’s Books has landed two young fiction titles from Philippa Gregory, build on the fairytale world of The Princess Rules.... Read more
Andersen Press has acquired a new illustrated series from Josh Lacey, author of the Dragonsitter series, with illustrations by Beatriz Castro, the cover illustrator of... Read more
Scholastic has acquired world rights to the third in the Wonky Donkey children’s series by Craig Smith and illustrated by Katz Cowley. ... Read more
HarperCollins Children’s Books has landed three more titles in Pages & Co, the middle-grade "bookwandering" series from Anna James.... 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 5879
Friday, March 27 2020
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