Bloomsbury has partnered with BookTrust to mark 20 years since publication of Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, with artists such as Chris Riddell and... Read more
Nine children’s publishers have joined a new collective to boost the work of EmpathyLab, which was set up by Miranda McKearney in 2014 to build... Read more
Ladybird, part of Penguin Random House Children’s, will next year bring back a range of miniature hardback non-fiction books as part of the relaunch of... Read more
Literature Wales has launched the search for the first Children’s Laureate Wales for 2019-2021.
The cover of Philip Pullman’s latest novel The Secret Commonwealth has been revealed as Penguin Random House and David Fickling Books release more details about the highly-anticipated sequel to La... Read more
Booka Bookshop in Oswestry, The Bookshop Bridport and Woodbine Books have won this year’s World Book Day bookshop competition.
The winner of this year’s €1,000 (£882.86) Caterpillar Poetry Prize is Andrew Weale for his children's poem ‘Wonder-pudderful’.
Applications are coming in for a new £57m fund for children’s television, according to head of fund Jackie Edwards, who said production companies may look... Read more
The Booksellers Association and Egmont have chosen the eight independent bookshops, including Rogan’s Books and Button and Bear, that will take part in its Eager... Read more
Scholastic Corp has lowered its 2019 revenue forecast to $1.64bn, down from previous estimates of $1.65-1.7bn, for the financial year ending 31st May 2019.
Children’s book website LoveReading4Kids is launching a £250 poetry prize for 7-11 year-olds in association with National Poetry Day.
Hachette Children’s Group (HCG) has acquired three more novels in Jessica Townsend’s Nevermoor series, bringing the total to six.
Start Media has optioned the film and TV rights to Jonathan Stroud’s fantasy series The Bartimaeus Sequence.
John Boyne has defended his YA novel about a transgender teen and responded to “arrogant” critics who tell authors to only write about their own... Read more
Chronicle Books, which is distributed in the UK and Europe by Abrams & Chronicle Books, has acquired two picture books by Deborah Underwood and Meg... Read more
Children's editor at The Bookseller
Brexit may have cast a shadow over the UK’s relationship with Europe but children’s publishers are maintaining an international outlook when it comes to business.... Read more
Issue No 5851
Friday, July 19 2019
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