Tagged: Macmillan Children's Books

Tributes to Hatchet author Gary Paulsen, who has died aged 82

Tributes have been paid to Gary Paulsen, after the Hatchet author passed away at the age of 82. Read more

Charity partnerships helped Rashford book fuel positive movement, say publishers

Partnering with charities and booksellers helped fuel a positive movement to reach children with the least access to books, says the publisher behind Marcus Rashford’s bestseller You Are... Read more

Jill Murphy, author of The Worst Witch, dies aged 72

Children’s author and illustrator Jill Murphy, best known for the Worst Witch novels and Large Family picture books, has died aged 72. ... Read more

Dream Logic snaps up rights to Kenny's Monsters of Rookhaven

Dream Logic has snapped up film and TV rights for Pádraig Kenny’s middle-grade series The Monsters of Rookhaven. Read more

Scheffler and Wittkamp's 'hilarious' cat collection heads to MCB

Macmillan Children’s Books has acquired a new picture book from illustrator Axel Scheffler and author Franz Wittkamp, a collection of quirky rhymes about cats for pre-schoolers... Read more

Marcus Rashford Book Club partners with BT and Magic Breakfast for Percival title

Tom Percival's Silas and the Marvellous Misfits will be the second children’s book selected for the Marcus Rashford Book Club, with 50,000 free copies to be distributed in... Read more

Pan Mac to give away 20,000 copies of Marcus Rashford's book

Pan Macmillan is giving away 20,000 free copies of Marcus Rashford's book,You Are A Champion, following a wave of crowdfunding campaigns that sprang up this week after... Read more

MCB marks Alice Day with events, partnerships and trade activity

Macmillan Children’s Books has lined up a series of events, partnerships and book trade activity for its annual Alice Day, which in 2021 marks 150 years... Read more

BRAW-vo: The Snail and the Whale snags Bologna cross-media prize

 The BolognaRagazzi CrossMedia Award is won by Magic Light's seventh Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler adaptation Read more

M G Leonard and Sam Sedgman | 'Thinking about how it can sell makes you a better author'

Fresh from winning Children's Fiction Book of the Year at this year's British Book Awards, M G Leonard and Sam Sedgman are gearing up to... Read more

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