Children’s author Guy Bass is launching a funny writing competition for children with his publisher Little Tiger called A Write Laugh. Meanwhile, a second comedy writing and performing... Read more
Macmillan Children’s Books has appointed Egmont's Nicole Pearson and Little Tiger's Barry Timms to new publishing director roles in its expanding Preschool, Brands and Classics... Read more
Stars including Daniel Radcliffe, Stephen Fry, and Eddie Redmayne are recording videos of themselves reading the first Harry Potter book in the latest addition to... Read more
Oxford University Press (OUP) has released a free e-picture book, Everybody Worries by author and illustrator Jon Burgerman, for children who are feeling anxious about coronavirus.... Read more
The winners of the Bologna Prize for the Best Children's Publishers of the Year have been revealed as an online edition of the 57th Bologna Children's... Read more
HarperCollins has completed its acquisition of children's publisher Egmont Books UK for an undisclosed sum, the firm confirmed on Friday (1st May).
The shortlist for the Alligator's Mouth Award has been announced, with Ali Pye and David Stower among the finalists.
This year's Branford Boase Award shortlist has been announced, featuring a first-ever entry from Pushkin Press and multiple titles from Puffin.
Laurence King Publishing (LKP) has launched a competition for children to nominate a keyworker they would like illustrator Jason Ford to draw as a superhero.... Read more
Holly Jackson answers our questions about her debut novel, A Good Girl's Guide to Murder (Egmont), which has been shortlisted for the YA Book Prize... Read more
In this new picture book Thomas and the Royal Engine, published later this week by Egmont, Thomas and the Fat Controller are on a special journey... Read more
Kiran Millwood Hargrave answers our questions about her YA reimagining of Dracula, The Deathless Girls (Bellatrix), which has been shortlisted for the YA Book Prize... Read more
Katherine Rundell has put together The Book of Hopes: Words and Pictures to Comfort, Inspire and Encourage Children in Lockdown, and the collection is available to download... Read more
Anthony Horowitz has announced he will share the writing process of his new Diamond Brothers book, Where Seagulls Dare, with children online.... Read more
Children's bookshop company Moon Lane has launched a hip hop YouTube series with the help of former DJ turned bookseller Nicci "Cheeks" Rosengarten.... 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 5894
Friday, July 24 2020
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