Tagged: picture books

S&S Children's launches Stickley and O'Neill picture book partnership

Simon & Schuster Children’s Books is launching a new picture book partnership between author Frances Stickley and debut illustrator Eamonn O’Neill, signing two books from... Read more

Waterstones to host LGBTQ+ picture book event

Waterstones' London flagship store is to host a panel discussion about the importance of queer representation in culture and literature for children. Read more

Budi titles become UK's first picture book printed on stone paper

A start-up has produced a picture book about the Sumatran rainforest which is thought to be the first UK title made using stone paper, a material comprised mostly... Read more

Scholastic herds in another Wonky Donkey

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

Mackenzie Smith made picture books publisher at S&S Children's

Helen Mackenzie Smith has been promoted to the newly created role of picture books publisher at Simon & Schuster Children's.  Read more

Nosy Crow holds open call for picture book submissions from writers of colour

Children's indie Nosy Crow is mounting an open call for submissions from writers of colour to broaden its picture books list. Read more

Lack of female and BAME characters in picture books angers industry figures

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

Walker's Amelia Edwards dies aged 77

The founding art director of Walker Books, Amelia Edwards, who helped create Five Minutes’ Peace and Owl Babies, has died.... Read more

Beijing ‘to slash foreign picture book numbers’

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

Julia Donaldson and Helen Oxenbury | 'This book is actually sort of the opposite of The Gruffalo'

Two members of picture book royalty - Julia Donaldson and Helen Oxenbury - have joined forces for a new and charming tale. Read more

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