Lisa Williamson questions whether she has a "brand", and what that means.
I was ludicrously lucky to be Mal Peet’s editor. But not for long enough! And there are others who edited him for longer. And knew... Read more
Back in the days when I had regular visits from the Black Dog – the phrase Churchill used to describe his occasional bouts of depression... Read more
In the early stages of writing The Art of Being Normal, I asked a group of young transgender people if they felt fairly represented in... Read more
David Fickling Books has bought the first YA novel by Dan Freedman, the author of the Jamie Johnson series (published by Scholastic).
David Fickling Books is to publish the first children’s novel by Chris Wormell, the illustrator of the cover for Philip Pullman's La Belle Sauvage: The Book... Read more
Independent bookshops are being offered the chance to win a visit from Philip Pullman during Independent Bookshop Week in June, ahead of the paperback publication... Read more
UK animation studio Locksmith Animations has optioned the rights to Lissa Evans’ children’s comedy Wed Wabbit (David Fickling Books).
Independent bookshops dismayed by not receiving signed copies of Philip Pullman's much-anticipated La Belle Sauvage have been cheered by a promise of "special plans" for indies.... Read more
David Fickling Books has bought Fiona Shaw’s first YA novel, “an explosive thriller”.