Submissions for The Alligator’s Mouth Award 2020 for highly illustrated fiction are now open as the prize enters its second year.
Nice Work for the Cat and the King by Nick Sharratt (Alison Green Books/Scholastic) has won The Alligator’s Mouth Award for illustrated children’s fiction.... Read more
Swapna Haddow, Nick Sharratt and Jim Field are among the authors and illustrators shortlisted for the inaugural The Alligator’s Mouth Award for young fiction.... Read more
Jacqueline Wilson launches My Mum Tracy Beaker (PRH Children's) and Macmillan Children's Books celebrates 25 years of poetry in this week's pictures round-up.... Read more
Scholastic imprint Alison Green Books will next year publish a children’s book featuring artwork from 39 illustrators to support Three Peas, a charity that helps... Read more
Dame Jacqueline Wilson, one of the UK’s biggest-selling children’s novelists, is gearing up for the publication of one of her most anticipated books to date:... Read more
Penguin Random House Children’s imprint Puffin will this summer give away 700,000 story booklets to children eating at PizzaExpress.
Two teachers are opening a bookshop in Lincolnshire this month with plans for an accompanying outreach programme to help pupils struggling with education.
Familiar faces fill the top of the illustrator chart, with backlist a big factor, but some lesser-known artists show signs they could break into the... Read more
Author and illustrator Nick Sharratt has won the first Bookbug Picture Book Prize, launched by Scottish Book Trust and Creative Scotland.