Irish novelist Sally Rooney, children's writer David Almond, and a 70-year-old debut writer, Anne Youngson, are among the 20 authors whose books have been shortlisted... Read more
Hachette Children’s Group (HCG) is partnering with New Writing North (NWN) on a new prize for debut children’s writers who live and work in the... Read more
Children’s author David Almond has donated his archive to Seven Stories, The National Centre for Children’s Books.
Walker Books has revealed a “stellar” line-up of acquisitions including the latest collaboration from David Almond and Dave McKean, a new standalone version of a previously published story from... Read more
Hodder Children’s Books will publish a new teen novel from bestselling author David Almond in May next year.
UK authors Tanya Landman and Alex Wheatle are amongst the writers shortlisted for this year’s Guardian Children’s Fiction Prize.
Events with Julia Donaldson, Alan Titchmarsh, Damon Hill, Jo Spain, David Almond, Terry Waite and more feature in our latest picture gallery.
Malorie Blackman’s latest novel is among those longlisted for the Guardian children’s fiction prize, alongside titles from Alex Wheatle and Bonnie-Sue Hitchcock.... Read more
Children’s author David Almond is adapting his novel The Savage (Walker Books) into a stage play for Newcastle’s Live Theatre.... Read more
Members of the Society of Authors say current government policy on teaching children writing is destroying their enjoyment and creativity.