As Hachette UK releases its first Ethnicity Pay Gap report, Philip Jones reflects on the book trade's latest efforts to hire and publish inclusively.... Read more
BookTrust's c.e.o Diana Gerald explains the challenges of finding books that appeal to children of every background.
Cressida Cowell has been named the new Waterstones Children’s Laureate and she has set out a 10-point plan to boost reading for pleasure and creativity.... Read more
In this week's pictures round-up a fan wins a one-off gold edition of Thomas Harris' latest thriller Cari Mora, while PRH UK raise over £12k... Read more
Reading charity BookTrust will give 700,000 copies of Rob Hodgson’s The Cave (Frances Lincoln Children’s Books) to school starters in England as part of its Time to... Read more
BookTrust is going to pay for authors and illustrators of colour to visit schools as part of its BookTrust Represents project, which was set up... Read more
Less than 2% of authors and illustrators being published in the UK are British people of colour, new BookTrust research has revealed.
Candy Gourlay will explore how books can be both mirrors and windows to the world in her new role as BookTrust’s writer in residence.... Read more
The Boy at the Back of the Class by Onjali Q Raúf (Hachette Children's Group) and The Colours of History by Clive Gifford, illustrated by... Read more
BookTrust will this June ask children across the UK to wear pyjamas for the day to raise money to help families with reading.