Egmont has announced new developments for Andy Stanton, including a new fiction series and a repackaging of the Mr Gum series.
Guardian Faber will publish Dishonesty is the Second-Best Policy: And Other Rules to Live By by comedian David Mitchell.... Read more
Late children’s author Mal Peet's final book, The Murdstone Trilogy (David Fickling Books), will be adapted for TV by the dramatist behind Hilary Mantel’s "Wolf Hall" for... Read more
The producers of “Fleabag” are reportedly developing a TV show based on Matt Haig’s memoir Reasons To Stay Alive (Canongate).... Read more
Little, Brown Book Group imprint Orbit has acquired world English rights to a new fantasy trilogy from RJ Barker.
Lime Pictures, the TV production company behind Hollyoaks and the Netflix children’s hit Free Rein, is to adapt James Nicol’s ‘The Apprentice Witch’ trilogy.... Read more
Novelist and former soldier Andy McNab is working with Phil Earle on a new middle-grade fiction title for Scholastic.
Viking will publish Philippe Besson's award-winning novel Lie With Me, translated by actress and author Molly Ringwald.
John Murray has acquired the new "delightfully mind-bending'" book from bestselling author and cartoonist Randall Munroe.
Myriad has acquired world rights to Elaine Chiew's debut collection of short stories, The Heartsick Diaspora.
Faber will publish Louise Doughty’s "gripping, eerily-timely" new novel about two deaths at a train station, Platform Seven, in August.... Read more
Blink has signed Bob Mortimer and Paul Whitehouse as the Bonnier Books UK imprint acquires rights to the comedy duo's new book.
Hodder & Stoughton has acquired Cracked, the debut crime novel by Curtis Brown Creative course graduate Louise McCreesh.
Puffin, part of Penguin Random House Children's, has acquired a three book picture series about an “irrepressible” girl called Rocket by debut author and illustrator... Read more
Digital author Darren O'Sullivan will join the HQ Fiction list after the HarperCollins imprint acquired three of his crime novels.
Issue No 5831
Friday, February 15 2019
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