Chicken House has bought world rights to Milton the Mighty, the funny debut novel by Emma Read.
Hachette Children’s Group (HCG) is developing a range of books based on "Top Class", the TV quiz show for children, in partnership with ITV Studios... Read more
Vintage is reissuing Fletcher Knebel’s 1965 novel Night of Camp David, asking “What would happen if the president of the USA went stark-raving mad?”.... Read more
Scholastic will next year publish a series of books about BAME protagonists from British history, with Bali Rai and Patrice Lawrence signed on to write... Read more
Egmont has acquired a book about finding your voice and changing the world by Laura Coryton, the leader of a campaign against tampon tax.... Read more
Scottish independent The Lunicorn Press has acquired an account of 30 years of working in radio by Jeff Zycinski, former head of BBC Radio in... Read more
Orion's SFF imprint Gollancz has acquired a new Ben Aaronovitch novella, The October Man, which extends the Rivers of London universe to Germany.... Read more
Picture book publisher Scribble has acquired a children’s cookbook by illustrator Felicita Sala.
Nosy Crow has acquired two standalone books by Catherine Bruton, the author of I Predict a Riot and We Can Be Heroes (Egmont).... Read more
BBC Books is publishing the first Doctor Who novel from Tom Baker, star of the series as the Fourth Doctor in the late seventies.... Read more
Virago has acquired two new novels from Megan Abbott, the author behind Dare Me and You Will Know Me (Picador), including a thriller about female ambition.... Read more
Hodder has bought a father’s "moving" memoir, Once More We Saw Stars, about how he and his wife coped after the death of their two-year-old daughter in a freak accident.... Read more
HarperNonFiction has pre-empted a Norwegian bestseller about insects by life scientist Anne Sverdrup-Thygeson.
Helen Oxenbury is illustrating a “little known and darkly delicious" retelling of Red Riding Hood by Beatrix Potter.
Penguin Random House Children’s imprint Puffin will next year publish a graphic novel about kindness and courage by R J Palacio, the author of Wonder.... Read more
Issue No 5824
Friday, December 7 2018
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