Egmont Publishing has secured 10 deals for The Beast and the Bethany by Jack Meggitt-Phillips.
Scholastic UK has signed a new two-book deal with Waterstones Children’s Book Prize shortlisted author Vashti Hardy.
Walker Books has signed comedy horror middle grade series Theodora Hendrix and the Monstrous League of Monsters by debut author Jordan Kopy. ... Read more
Journalist and author Tim Marshall talks to us about the upcoming abridged and illustrated version of his bestselling book on geopolitics, Prisoners of Geography, which is aimed at... Read more
PRH Children’s and The National Literacy Trust will conduct research to understand the relationship between video games and literacy.
YouTuber and bestselling novelist Zoe Sugg and Young Adult author and editor Amy McCulloch are collaborating on a new YA fiction project for Penguin Random House... Read more
Amazon Studios has optioned St. Mary’s Catholic School Presents the Vagina Monologues (Penguin) by Flynn Meaney for film. ... Read more
Bloomsbury Children’s has snapped up Sibéal Pounder's “Wicked-style retelling of every Santa story you've ever read”, which centres around Ms Claus. ... Read more
Pavilion has scooped the long-awaited second graphic novel from Pam Smy, author and illustrator of Thornhill (David Fickling Books), the first title in a new children’s illustrated... Read more
Walker Books will publish award-winning poet Joseph Coelho’s first middle-grade fiction series.
Walker Books has revealed its plans to mark the 30th anniversary of Maisy Mouse.
Simon & Schuster Children's UK has snapped up a new full-colour gift book, A Dancer’s Dream, by Katherine Woodfine. ... Read more
Hachette Children’s Group has acquired two "magical" middle-grade titles from author Penny Chrimes.
Young Adult author Non Pratt is to visit 10 Scottish schools this autumn in a book tour organised by Scottish Book Trust and supported by... Read more
Puffin will publish bestselling children's author and comedian David O'Doherty's "brilliantly funny" new book in May 2020.
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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 5866
Friday, December 6 2019
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