Scholastic is to publish Wonky Donkey’s Big Surprise by Craig Smith, illustrated by Katz Cowley, the fourth title to emerge from the Wonky Donkey stable.... Read more
Helen Mackenzie Smith has been promoted to the newly created role of picture books publisher at Simon & Schuster Children's.
Children's indie Nosy Crow is mounting an open call for submissions from writers of colour to broaden its picture books list.
Industry insiders have reacted angrily to analysis from the Guardian that shows that only five out of the top 100 bestselling picture books of last year featured... Read more
The founding art director of Walker Books, Amelia Edwards, who helped create Five Minutes’ Peace and Owl Babies, has died.... Read more
The Chinese state is to “drastically" cut the number of foreign picture books for children which can be published in mainland China this year, according... Read more
Tesco and Pan Macmillan have partnered to raise money in support of national reading charity Readathon, working to provide books for sick children in the UK’s 30... Read more
The era of “cute” picture books is over, according to Flying Eye Books co-founder Sam Arthur, whose mission to produce highly illustrated hardback books paid... Read more
Books published by Templar, Bloomsbury Children’s, Andersen Press and Flying Eye Books are the winners of the 2015 English 4-11 Picture Book Awards, organised by... Read more
Orchard Books will this autumn publish a picture book about the real-life bear that inspired A A Milne’s Winnie the Pooh. Winnie was a... Read more