Lantana has appointed Holly Tonks to be its editor-at-large for picture books.
Children’s reading comprehension declines to half the expected rate when they do not have regular storytime, a study from Egmont has revealed.
Beano is today (Wednesday 26th February) launching a special comic in support of World Book Day (WBD) (March 5th) with a free £1 WBD token.... Read more
HarperCollins Children’s Books has signed two more books by Ben Fogle in his Mr Dog young fiction series, written with Steve Cole.
HarperCollins Children’s Books has scooped an “exquisite” new picture book from Oliver Jeffers, written and illustrated for his young daughter.
Simon Cowell and his six-year-old son are teaming up with Hachette Children’s Group on a new picture-led children’s book series called Wishfits.... Read more
Children’s publishers say the Bologna Book Fair’s postponement until May because of the coronavirus is a “real blow” but they will find new ways to... Read more
Dan Brown has penned a Puffin picture book about the adventures of an orchestra-conducting mouse, backed by a classical music album composed by The Da Vinci... Read more
David Fickling Books is publishing a new "laugh-out-loud" YA novel from former Children’s Laureate Anne Fine OBE, called Shades of Scarlet. ... Read more
Faber and Profile will publish a new series by bestselling Horrid Henry author Francesca Simon.
Puffin has announced the forthcoming publication of Rowley Jefferson’s Awesome Friendly Adventure, a new novel by Jeff Kinney publishing on 7th April 2020.... Read more
Welbeck Publishing Group will launch a new children's imprint, Welbeck Editions, later this year.
The Centre for Literacy in Primary Education (CLPE) has won the Eleanor Farjeon Award for its "outstanding contribution to the world of children’s books".... Read more
Sixteen debut picture books are in the running for the 2020 Klaus Flugge Prize. Now in its fifth year, the Klaus Flugge Prize is awarded... Read more
Rebellion Publishing deputy publisher Rob Power is to join David Fickling Books as senior PR and marketing manager.
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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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