Tagged: David Fickling Books

On author 'brands'

Lisa Williamson questions whether she has a "brand", and what that means. Read more

Remembering Mal Peet

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

Visits from the Black Dog

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

Trans action

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

DFB signs YA from Dan Freedman

David Fickling Books has bought the first YA novel by Dan Freedman, the author of the Jamie Johnson series (published by Scholastic). Read more

Pullman illustrator Chris Wormell signs debut children's deal

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

Indies offered chance to win Pullman visit

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

Animation firm options Lissa Evans’ Wed Wabbit

UK animation studio Locksmith Animations has optioned the rights to Lissa Evans’ children’s comedy Wed Wabbit (David Fickling Books).  Read more

'Special plans' for Belle Sauvage and indie bookshops

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

DFB buys 'explosive' first YA novel from Shaw

David Fickling Books has bought Fiona Shaw’s first YA novel, “an explosive thriller”. Read more

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