Tagged: picture books

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

Tesco and Pan Mac partner to support Readathon

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

Flying Eye flying high after CILIP win

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

Children's Picture Book Awards winners revealed

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 to publish book inspired by Pooh

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

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