Authors including Danielle Jawando, Jenny Pearson and Dawn Coulter-Cruttenden have been shortlisted for the Waterstones Children's Book Prize 2021.
Novelist and short story writer Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi (pictured top) and YA writer Patrice Lawrence have won the 2021 Jhalak Prize awards.... Read more
Author Deirdre Sullivan and illustrator Karen Vaughan have won the Book of the Year Award at the 2021 KPMG Children's Books Ireland Awards for Savage... Read more
The National Literacy Trust has invited pupils to follow author Tom Palmer’s UEFA European Championship-inspired live story and participate in a reading challenge as the... Read more
Chicken House has signed two debut novels from its one-day open submissions period, Open Coop.
Debut authors A M Dassu, Rosie Haine and Elle McNicoll have been shortlisted for this year's Little Rebels Award for Radical Children's Fiction. ... Read more
Walker Books is to publish The Worst Sleepover in the World in October, a "funny and wise" picture book from Sophie Dahl, illustrated by Luciano Lozano.... Read more
David Walliams and illustrator Tony Ross are returning with an “action-packed page-turning adventure”, Megamonster, on 24th June. ... Read more
Macmillan Children’s Books is partnering with Ameet Publishing and global toy brand the LEGO Group to publish a series of LEGO novelty board books for... Read more
Puffin has acquired Spookermarket, "a frighteningly funny" new picture book from author Peter Bently and illustrator Steph Laberis.
The shortlist for this year's Klaus Flugge Prize has been revealed, featuring five of the most promising newcomers to picture book illustration, including two titles from Walker... Read more
HarperCollins Children’s Books will publish a 50th anniversary hardback edition of the beloved classic When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit by Judith Kerr this autumn. ... Read more
Firefly Press will publish Nicola Davies' The Song that Sings Us, an environmental adventure novel for readers aged 12 and over, illustrated by Jackie Morris. ... Read more
Puffin has acquired two books from Cerrie Burnell including Wilder Than Midnight, an "inclusive and bold" middle-grade fairytale adventure. ... Read more
Walker Books is collaborating with independent bookshops across the UK to give free copies of Rain Before Rainbows by Smriti Halls and David Litchfield to local heroes in... 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 5933
Friday, June 11 2021
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