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BA and Egmont choose indies for reluctant readers programme

The Booksellers Association and Egmont have chosen the eight independent bookshops, including Rogan’s Books and Button and Bear, that will take part in its Eager... Read more

Universal options B B Alston’s Bologna hit

Universal Pictures has optioned the rights to BB Alston’s Amari and the Night Brothers, which was sold to Egmont in the UK after a seven-publisher auction... Read more

Egmont UK reports sales drop of 16.7% in 2018

Egmont UK Limited saw sales drop 16.7% to £41.6m due to “challenging market conditions in books” and a consolidation of its magazine portfolio. Read more

Publishers back Young Fiction to take flight

Middle Grade may be the dominant force in children’s fiction at the moment, but a number of UK publishers are backing early readers series to... Read more

Egmont signs two-book deal with Driver for MG fantasy series

Egmont has signed a two-book deal with Sarah Driver for a middle-grade fantasy series.  Read more

Jenny Oliver signs with Egmont for debut YA

Romantic novelist Jenny Oliver has signed with Egmont Publishing for her debut YA novel, Chelsea High. Read more

Egmont buys SF Bailey’s ‘future classic’ MG debut

Egmont Publishing has acquired world rights to SF Bailey’s debut novel Snow Foal, which was shortlisted for the Joan Aitken Future Classics Prize in 2017.... Read more

Egmont reveals drop in reading for pleasure and new sustainability measures

A study revealing a drop in children reading for pleasure and a commitment to sustainable magazine publishing were among the initiatives revealed at Egmont’s Annual Insight... Read more

BA and Egmont fund reading project for reluctant readers

The Booksellers Association and Egmont UK will this summer give children aged 7-11 £10 book tokens to help reluctant readers enjoy reading for pleasure. Read more

PRH, HarperCollins and Hachette sign up to WBD pledge

Publishers including Penguin Random House, Hachette, HarperCollins and Pan Macmillan will encourage their staff to go out and share stories with their local communities to... Read more

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