Julia Eccleshare reflects on two decades of the Branford Boase Award—the only award to recognise both author and editor.
Fifi Kuo and Jessica Love are on the first all-female shortlist for this year’s £5,000 Klaus Flugge Prize for the most exciting newcomer to children’s... Read more
Usborne publishes four of the seven titles on the shortlist for this year’s Branford Boase Award for a debut novelist and their editor, including titles by Sophie... Read more
The shortlist for this year’s Klaus Flugge Prize for debut illustrators is made up of five books that are "full of potential", according to chair... Read more
The organisers of the Klaus Flugge Prize for newcomers in children’s book illustration have longlisted 15 artists for this year’s award, including three who have books out... Read more
The organisers of this year’s Branford Boase Award have longlisted 20 titles, including Jigsaw of Fire and Stars by Yaba Badoe (Zephyr), The Goldfish Boy by Lisa Thompson (Scholastic) and Farewell Tour of... Read more
The shortlist of the second Klaus Flugge Prize reveals a global line-up of American and British publishers with illustrators also from Korea and Italy.... Read more
Author Melvin Burgess, Guardian journalist Julia Eccleshare and BuzzFeed's Chelsey Pippin are among the judges for the YA Book Prize 2017, run by The Bookseller.... Read more
UK authors Tanya Landman and Alex Wheatle are amongst the writers shortlisted for this year’s Guardian Children’s Fiction Prize.
Live events are having a direct impact on book sales in the children's market, according to Julia Eccleshare, children's director for Hay Festival.