Tagged: children's books

Cheers to the new vanguard

Cheers to the new vanguard

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

BBC and 9 Story Media Group bring A Kind of Spark to UK screens

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

Booktrust appoints Adeola writer-illustrator in residence

Dapo Adeola has been named the new writer-illustrator in residence at children's reading charity BookTrust. Read more

Waterstones to host LGBTQ+ picture book event

Waterstones' London flagship store is to host a panel discussion about the importance of queer representation in culture and literature for children. Read more

Lantana kicks off new fiction list with debut authors

Independent children's publisher Lantana Press is launching a fiction list, kicking off with the acquisition of two middle-grade novels by debut authors.  Read more

HoZ snaps up Okri's first children's book

Head of Zeus will publish Ben Okri’s first children’s book, Every Leaf a Hallelujah, with illustrations by Diana Ejaita. ... Read more

Jericho Prize launched for Black children's writers

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 Piccadilly expands children’s section

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

Top 5: Heroines of Children's Fiction

Lindsay Taylor and Suzanne Smith tell us about their favourite heroines.  Read more

Best narrators in children's books

Jane Hardstaff rounds up the most memorable narrators in children's books Read more

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