Two Hoots has landed Sir Michael Morpurgo’s “timely” picture book A Song of Gladness, with illustrations from Kate Greenaway Medal winner Emily Gravett.... Read more
Authors of colour made up 19.6% of Young Adult writers published in 2019, a huge leap on previous years, according to new research.
Young Adult books saw a huge 43% rise in post-lockdown sales by value as the children's sector as a whole swelled to 33% of the... Read more
Puffin has netted The Dream Team, a football-themed middle-grade series from Priscilla Mante, in a two-book deal.
HarperCollins Children's Books has triumphed in a multi-publisher auction for 'beautiful' middle grade novel The Last Bear by debut children’s author Hannah Gold.... Read more
Children's books have seen a boom during coronavirus-hit 2020 with non-fiction heading for a record year, according to Nielsen.
New routes to market and the future of children’s publishing are some of the topics that will be under discussion at The Bookseller Children’s Conference,... Read more
Author and illustrator David McKee has won BookTrust's annual Lifetime Achievement Award for his 'incredible' contribution to children's books.
Claudia Winkleman, Stuart Turton, Katherine Rundell and other authors will be contributing to mark Bookshop Day on 3rd October.
Manchester Children's Book Festival has given out almost 2,000 books to children living in disadvantaged areas of the city to support their reading during the pandemic. ... Read more
Faber Children's new website to showcase its frontlist and backlist in addition to new online resources.
Puffin has unveiled an all-star cast to read the immersive audiobook of Kay's Anatomy by Adam Kay, featuring Sandi Toksvig, Reece Shearsmith, Lolly Adefope and... Read more
David Walliams has announced his “monstrously funny” next picture book for HarperCollins Children's Books, Little Monsters, with new illustrator Adam Stower.... Read more
Eva Eland has won the Klaus Flugge Prize for most exciting and promising newcomer to children's picture book illustration.
Illustrations by Charlie Mackesy are to appear in a Public Health England video, as part of a campaign encouraging better mental health in young people, children... 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 5909
Friday, November 27 2020
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