Macmillan Children's Books has won a multi-publisher auction for a young fiction series by debut author Lola Morayo.
Tiny Tree has acquired a new junior fiction series from Bonnie Bridgman, featuring fun, adventure and a strong female lead.
Children's reading charity BookTrust says it has handed out more than 237,000 free books to help families hit by the Covid-19 lockdown.
Michael Rosen and Sir Quentin Blake have teamed up for a collection of poems about migration and displacement, to be published by Walker Books.... Read more
Walker Books has landed a “brilliantly funny” diary-style Norse Gods series, written and illustrated by Ladybird publisher Louie Stowell.
Macmillan Children’s Books has announced a new apparel deal for the classic story Dear Zoo by Rod Campbell.
Faber is to publish a non-fiction children's book by Jeffrey Boakye, Musical Truth: A Musical History of Modern Black Britain in 23 Songs. ... Read more
Nathan Bryon and Dapo Adeola's “utterly joyful” picture book Look Up! (Puffin) has been crowned overall winner of the Waterstones Children’s Book Prize 2020.... Read more
Scholastic has reported a 10% revenue drop for the fiscal year to end May 2020, to $1.49bn, with an overall loss of $88.5m, after Covid-19 battered its fourth... Read more
Indie children’s publisher Owlet Press has bagged a picture book from teacher Laura Gallagher about the many ways families are created, inspired by the author's... Read more
Nosy Crow is to release a new print edition of Coronavirus: A Book for Children About Covid-19, following high demand for the digital version. ... Read more
Puffin has revealed it has chosen Adam Larkum to be the illustrator of Captain Tom’s forthcoming picture book for young readers.... Read more
The cover for J K Rowling's The Ickabog has been revealed, with the fairytale to be published on 10th November by Hachette Children's Group.... Read more
The Reading Agency’s Summer Reading Challenge 2020 has teamed up with The Phoenix comic for a special takeover issue. ... Read more
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
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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 5903
Friday, October 23 2020
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