Hachette Children's Group has bought a picture book on anxiety, The Worrysaurus, by Rachel Bright and illustrator Chris Chatterton.
HarperCollins' Avon imprint has acquired world all languages rights for a debut novel from journalist and author Laura Jane Williams.
Salt will next year publish Your Fault, about one boy’s childhood from first memory to first love, by Andrew Cowan.
HarperCollins has bought two more books from Northern Irish author Claire Allan.
Mitchell Beazley has acquired Chetna’s Healthy Indian, the third book from Chetna Makan, one of the Great British Bake Off 2014 semi-finalists.... Read more
Canongate c.e.o. Jamie Byng has bought a memoir of a former publisher in the US whose life descended into "drug-fuelled chaos".
Romantic fiction writer Cathy Bramley has signed a six-figure three-book deal with Orion, moving from Transworld who published her first 10 novels.
Zanib Mian, who won the Little Rebels Award in 2018 with her book The Muslims, has signed a three-book deal with Hachette Children’s Group (HCG).... Read more
Independent publisher Dead Ink will publish Lee Rourke’s third novel, Glitch, about a dramatic drop in cabin pressure on a man’s flight home from America.... Read more
Penguin Random House Children’s has bought a humorous middle-grade series by comedian Humza Arshad and comedy writer Henry White.
The inaugural Irish Book Week has unveiled its nationwide programme, featuring authors including Donal Ryan and John Boyne.
Author Paul Finch is moving from Avon to Orion in a three-book deal. Emad Akhtar, publishing director at Orion Fiction, struck a deal for World... Read more
One of Frankfurt Book Fair’s most talked-about books, a "revelatory" eight-year investigation into women’s sex lives, has gone to Bloomsbury following a six-publisher auction.... Read more
The debut novel from Deepa Anappara, which sparked a flurry of excitement over Frankfurt Book Fair (FBF), has now secured 14 international territories.
Andersen Press will next year publish a second Fergal picture book by Robert Starling after selling rights to the first title, Fergal is Fuming, in... Read more
Issue No 5817
Friday, October 19 2018
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