The children’s books I was raised on, and decades later those I read with my own kids, spoke little to the world I knew—and that... Read more
Elle McNicoll's A Kind of Spark (Knights Of) will be brought to UK screens in a live action series, following a partnership with BBC Children's and 9... Read more
Dapo Adeola has been named the new writer-illustrator in residence at children's reading charity BookTrust.
Waterstones' London flagship store is to host a panel discussion about the importance of queer representation in culture and literature for children.
Independent children's publisher Lantana Press is launching a fiction list, kicking off with the acquisition of two middle-grade novels by debut authors.
Head of Zeus will publish Ben Okri’s first children’s book, Every Leaf a Hallelujah, with illustrations by Diana Ejaita. ... Read more
Children's book blogger Fabia Turner has launched a competition for Black children's book writers, to be sponsored by inclusive indie publisher Knights Of.... Read more
Waterstones’ flagship Piccadilly store is expanding its children’s section after a sales increase of 20%. London regional manager Luke Taylor said the company decided to... Read more
Lindsay Taylor and Suzanne Smith tell us about their favourite heroines.
Jane Hardstaff rounds up the most memorable narrators in children's books Read more