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Matt Carr picture book goes to Egmont

Egmont has snapped up a picture book about a "David Bowie-esque rhinocorn" by Matt Carr.  Read more

Egmont signs two more from Holly Jackson

Egmont has acquired two more books by Holly Jackson, the YA author of A Good Girl’s Guide to Murder. Read more

Phillips moves to HCG as Egmont promotes Clark

Egmont rights director Tracy Phillips is moving to Hachette Children's Group (HCG) to replace Andrew Sharp, who is leaving publishing to train as a teacher.... Read more

Acevedo ‘thrilled and overwhelmed’ by Carnegie win

The Dominican-American writer Elizabeth Acevedo is the first author of colour to be awarded the Carnegie Medal—and she says pupils seeking greater representation spurred her... Read more

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

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