HarperCollins Children's Books is releasing How to Be More Paddington: A Book of Kindness, a gift book featuring inspirational quotes from Michael Bond's beloved bear... Read more
A "feel-good" YA romance, celebrating self-acceptance and standing up to bullying and homophobia, has been acquired by the Hodder Children's Books imprint.
Bloomsbury Children's Books is to publish a new series by author and illustrator Kate Pankhurst.
The 2020 campaign to mark National Poetry Day on 1st October will highlight a list of 40 new books focused on poetry participation, including work from Michael Rosen, Inua Ellams... Read more
Sky has announced it is commissioning a new children’s series based on The Brilliant World of Tom Gates (Scholastic) by Liz Pichon.... Read more
Penguin Random House is marking the 25th anniversary of Philip Pullman's Northern Lights by releasing a previously unpublished tale featuring a teenage Lyra Silvertongue.... Read more
Andersen Press will publish the four original Mr Benn books by David McKee, who recently won the British Book Award for Illustrator of the Year.... Read more
Puffin is releasing a collection of early stories by Terry Pratchett which he penned during his career as a reporter.
Arts Council England and the British Library are among collaborators participating in Reading Together Day, scheduled to take place on 16th July.
Aspiring illustrator Ellan Rankin has been announced by Hachette as this year's winner of the Carmelite Picture Book Prize.
Alys Conran and Niall Griffiths are among writers shortlisted for the Wales Book of the Year award, which includes a new category for children's books for... Read more
HarperCollins is working with the Reading Agency on its Summer Reading Challenge, with Collins donating 260,000 books.
Hodder has pre-empted a "sumptuous" YA duology set in 19th-century Italy from Kerri Maniscalco to publish this autumn.
Fourteen bookshops across London, Bucks and Oxfordshire have joined forces to collect donations of used children's books to be gifted to those in need. ... Read more
Caroline Wright has praised the education publishing sector for "adapting since day one" to support schools and students learning from home during the coronavirus lockdown. ... 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 5899
Friday, September 18 2020
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