Independent production company Two Rivers Media has acquired the film and TV rights to Tanya Byrne’s Afterlove (Hodder Children's Books), prior to its publication in July 2021.... Read more
Hachette Children’s Group has acquired Bone Music from David Almond, described as "a masterpiece that speaks to a modern audience about the ancient past and contemporary struggles."... Read more
Hachette Children's Group will publish The Sad Ghost Club, a graphic novel tackling mental health by author and illustrator Lize Meddings.... Read more
Hachette Children’s Group has acquired two YA novels-in-verse from Dean Atta, including a "must-read queer romance" publishing in 2021.
Hodder Children's Books will publish Brittney Morris' YA title The Cost of Knowing in March 2021, the second title in a two-book deal.... Read more
A "feel-good" YA romance, celebrating self-acceptance and standing up to bullying and homophobia, has been acquired by the Hodder Children's Books imprint.
The Diddle That Dummed (Hodder Children's) by Kes Gray and Fred Blunt has been selected as the Booksellers Association's Children's Book of the Month for... Read more
Dean Atta answers our questions about his debut YA novel, The Black Flamingo (Hodder Children's Books), which is told in verse and has been shortlisted... Read more
Hachette Children’s Group has acquired two magical middle-grade titles from writer and actor Jack Ryder. The books are described as perfect for fans of Enid... Read more
Hachette Children’s Group has bagged “a modern-day queer reimagining of ‘Grease’” by Australian YA writer Sophie Gonzales.