Egmont has snapped up a picture book about a "David Bowie-esque rhinocorn" by Matt Carr.
Egmont has acquired two more books by Holly Jackson, the YA author of A Good Girl’s Guide to Murder.
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
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
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 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 Limited saw sales drop 16.7% to £41.6m due to “challenging market conditions in books” and a consolidation of its magazine portfolio.
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 has signed a two-book deal with Sarah Driver for a middle-grade fantasy series.
Romantic novelist Jenny Oliver has signed with Egmont Publishing for her debut YA novel, Chelsea High.