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‘Heated auction’ for third Zillah Bethell children’s book

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

Third Holly Bourne novel optioned for TV

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

Scotland's YA talent revealed in prize shortlist

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

Discovery of 100-year-old gardener’s notebook inspires debut novel

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 buys Patel’s humorous middle grade at auction

Usborne has acquired a funny three-book series about a "bridesmaid detective" by debut author Serena Patel. Read more

Johnson and Usborne scoop Branford Boase Award

Mitch Johnson and his editors Rebecca Hill and Becky Walker have won this year’s Branford Boase Award with Kick.... Read more

McCaughrean and Smith win Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Medals

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

Pottermore, Usborne in ST International Track 200 list

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 scoops YA Book Prize 2018

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

Usborne buys UK rights to Sierra Leone-inspired fantasy

Usborne has acquired the UK and Commonwealth rights to Namina Forna’s Deathless, a debut YA fantasy inspired by the author’s experience of the Sierra Leone civil... Read more

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