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.
Trade bodies, including the Publishers Association (PA), have sent a letter to the political parties ahead of the release of their election manifestos calling for... Read more
More needs to be done to address the “shocking” lack of black British men writing and illustrating books for children, leading trade figures have said.... Read more
BookTrust will deliver 700,000 free books to every school starter as part of the annual Time to Read campaign this week.
Patrice Lawrence, Joy Francis and Elizabeth Bananuka are among the mentors leading the first round of training sessions for BookTrust Represents, a project to help... Read more
Penguin Random House and Hachette both have four books on the 15-strong shortlists for the Sainbury’s Children’s Book Awards, while Walker and Hachette Children’s Books... Read more
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