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.
Children's author Smriti Halls has been appointed writer in residence for reading charity BookTrust, succeeding Ed Vere.
Children's reading charity BookTrust says it has handed out more than 237,000 free books to help families hit by the Covid-19 lockdown.
Waterstones Children's Laureate Cressida Cowell has launched a digital hub with reading charity BookTrust to keep youngsters busy while schools are closed.
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