PRH Children’s will next publish a book about a teenager suffering from psychosis by Emma Smith-Barton, who took part in the publisher’s WriteNow programme.... Read more
Children’s publisher Nosy Crow is closing its in-house app department and making three members of staff redundant.
The six books shortlisted for this year’s CLPE Children’s Poetry Award (CLiPPA) showcases the diversity of both the poets and the publishers working with the... Read more
Bestselling children’s author Cressida Cowell is spearheading a new schools writing campaign, encouraging teachers to let children write creatively and independently.
Five picture books published by Hodder Children’s Books, Egmont, Flying Eye Books, HarperCollins Children’s Books and Nosy Crow are in the running for this year’s... Read more
Virago is publishing two collections of Noel Streatfeild's previously-unpublished short stories.
Hay Festival is launching a new initiative to live stream its “Schools Days” UK-wide following last year's pilot in Wales.
Simon & Schuster UK has acquired two books by American YA debut author Erin Stewart following a five-publisher auction.
Fifty of the UK’s authors and illustrators, including Sir Michael Morpurgo, Chris Riddell and Jacqueline Wilson, have pledged their support for a campaign encouraging the... Read more
Publisher Sarah Odedina is launching a new workshop for aspiring children’s authors and will give away 10% of the tickets to black, Asian and minority... Read more
Simon & Schuster UK has hired Sarah Macmillan as its new children’s marketing and publicity director.
HarperCollins Children’s Books will publish David Walliams’ third and final title in ‘The World’s Worst Children’ series in May, with illustrations by Tony Ross.... Read more
Hachette Children’s Group imprint Quercus Children’s has bought a new fantasy series by Piers Torday.
Independent bookshops are being offered the chance to win a visit from Philip Pullman during Independent Bookshop Week in June, ahead of the paperback publication... Read more
Pupils in primary and secondary schools are falling behind their peers because of an increasing “word gap” in their vocabulary, according to new research from... Read more
Marketing at Freelance
In regards to the current debate on whether authors should be paid for events in schools, the question, of course, is not should children’s authors... Read more
Issue No 5780
Friday, May 18 2018
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