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Leader of the pack

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

Finding a home for everyone

BookTrust's c.e.o Diana Gerald explains the challenges of finding books that appeal to children of every background. Read more

Children’s Laureate Cowell opens tenure with creativity plea and 10-point plan

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

Pictures of the week

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

BookTrust chooses The Cave for Time to Read campaign

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 to fund school visits for BAME authors

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

BookTrust reveals dearth of BAME creatives in UK children’s publishing

Less than 2% of authors and illustrators being published in the UK are British people of colour, new BookTrust research has revealed. Read more

Gourlay announced as BookTrust’s writer in residence

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

Raúf, Gifford and Peintre win Blue Peter Book Awards

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 launches nationwide fundraising campaign

BookTrust will this June ask children across the UK to wear pyjamas for the day to raise money to help families with reading. Read more

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