Michael Rosen, Wonderbly and Macmillan Children’s Books USA are amongst the speakers taking part in this year’s Children’s Media Conference in Sheffield.... Read more
HarperCollins marked the 95th birthday of author and illustrator Judith Kerr with a cocktail party at the Savoy Hotel in London.
Mike Symons, c.e.o. of Parragon, has left the company as it prepares for closure, with only 19 of 140 employees still working at the UK site... Read more
Little Tiger imprint Stripes has chosen stories by four unpublished writers to feature in its upcoming Proud anthology by LGBTQ+ authors.... Read more
Children’s author Horatio Clare is calling for magazine publishers such as Egmont to stop giving away plastic toys, saying the amount of non-disposable plastic used... Read more
Geraldine McCaughrean and Sydney Smith have won the 2018 CILIP Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Medals respectively, with Amnesty honours going to Angie Thomas and Levi... Read more
Barrington Stoke is marking the publication of Gill Lewis’s new book Run Wild by partnering with Rewilding Britain.
Hot Key Books, part of Bonnier Zaffre, has acquired a graphic novel about 150 years of feminism.
HarperCollins Children’s Books has teamed David Baddiel with illustrator Steven Lenton for his next novel, Head Kid.
David Fickling Books has bought the first YA novel by Dan Freedman, the author of the Jamie Johnson series (published by Scholastic).
Jack Martin, a 23-year-old carpenter from Devon, has won this year’s Big Idea Competition with an idea based on a story he wrote in primary school.... Read more
HarperCollins Children’s Books has revealed the cover of Judith Kerr’s new picture book to celebrate the author’s 95th birthday.
David Walliams’ The World’s Worst Children 3 (HarperCollins) has held the UK Official Top 50 number one spot for a second week, selling 46,930 copies for £336,714... Read more
The Other Palace, a London theatre owned by Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Really Useful Theatres Group, will this autumn stage an adaptation of Ted Hughes’ classic children’s... Read more
The director of an EU-wide children’s literature project has said Europe must continue to work with the UK after Brexit.
Director of projects and communications at Lantana Publishing
In light of the Reflecting Realities report, Katrina Gutierrez explains how the industry can better support small presses working to increase representation in children's books.... Read more
Issue No 5789
Friday, July 20 2018
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