Usborne has acquired an "explosive" high-school thriller by debut author Faridah Àbíké-Íyímídé that examines institutionalised racism.
Usborne has acquired a new novel by Zillah Bethell, set in the South Pacific, in a “heated auction”. Inspired by the author’s childhood, The Long... Read more
Duck Soup Films has optioned Holly Bourne’s YA novel Are We All Lemmings and Snowflakes? (published by Usborne in August) for television.... Read more
Books published by Usborne, Kelpies and Chicken House are in the running for the 2019 Scottish Teenage Book Prize, which celebrates teen titles written by... Read more
Usborne has acquired The Garden of Found and Lost, a debut middle-grade novel based on the discovery of a 100-year-old gardener’s notebook at the National... Read more
Usborne has acquired a funny three-book series about a "bridesmaid detective" by debut author Serena Patel.
Mitch Johnson and his editors Rebecca Hill and Becky Walker have won this year’s Branford Boase Award with Kick.... Read more
Geraldine McCaughrean and Sydney Smith have won the 2018 CILIP Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Medals respectively, with Amnesty honours going to Angie Thomas and Levi... Read more
Digital publisher Pottermore has been ranked number 13 in the latest Sunday Times HSBC International Track 200, an annual listing ranking Britain’s mid-market private companies... Read more
Will Hill has won The Bookseller’s YA Book Prize 2018 with his "engrossing, brilliantly realised" novel inspired by the Waco siege, After the Fire (Usborne Publishing).... Read more