Georgia Amson-Bradshaw has joined Quarto Kids as associate publisher, specialising in non-fiction and novelty for Wide Eyed Editions and Frances Lincoln Children’s Books.... Read more
DC Entertainment will this spring launch DC Ink and DC Zoom – imprints for YA and MG graphic novels – in the UK.
French children’s publisher Editions Piccolia, which is owned by Swedish media group Bonnier AG, has filed for liquidation.
Pan Macmillan has hired Rachel Graves, currently head of export for the Hachette Children’s Group, as international sales director.
Tony Ross has yet again topped The Bookseller’s chart of the bestselling children’s illustrators, with his books earning almost twice the total of his closest... Read more
Penguin Random House Children’s is restructuring its rights team in a move that will see Camilla Borthwick, Joanna Lawrie and Catherine Harrison leave the company.... Read more
Hachette Children’s Group has bought the UK rights to Slay by US debut author Brittney Morris, who was inspired to write after watching the Marvel... Read more
Penguin Random House Children’s has bought an Irish YA novel about a girl’s race to discover her family’s hidden history, touching on the themes of... Read more
An auction of artwork inspired by Raymond Briggs’ classic picture book The Snowman (Penguin Random House Children's) has raised more than £10,000 for a children’s... Read more
Puffin, a division of Penguin Random House (PRH) Children’s, has acquired the debut fiction trilogy by illustrator Jamie Littler in a six-figure deal.... Read more
David Fickling Books (DFB) has acquired world English rights to Furious Thing, a YA on the theme of women’s rage by Jenny Downham.... Read more
The Reading Agency’s c.e.o. Sue Wilkinson will retire in July 2019, it has been announced, following a five-year stint of leading the literacy charity.... Read more
Independent Welsh publisher Firefly Press has acquired the UK and Commonwealth rights to Tulip Taylor, a feminist teen comedy by Anna Mainwaring.... Read more
Swedish publishing conglomerate Bonnier has sold US children’s publisher Little Bee Books to its founding executive management.
Hachette Children’s Team has hired Tig Wallace, formerly commissioning editor at Penguin Random House Children’s, as senior commissioning editor in the fiction team.... Read more
Author at Black & White Publishing
YA author Estelle Maskame shares her experience of going from writing on Watppad to publication with Scottish indie Black & White Publishing.
Issue No 5831
Friday, February 15 2019
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