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Review of 2018: Specialist Publishers

We investigate how specialist children's, illustrated/comic and academic/educational publishers fared last year in our Review of 2018.   Read more

Usborne gears up for 20th anniversary of ‘That’s Not My…’ series

Usborne is marking the 20th anniversary of the ‘That’s Not My…’ baby books with partnerships with organisations such as the National Literacy Trust and The... Read more

Usborne buys LGBTQ+ love story by Meredith Russo

Usborne has bought a LGBTQ+ YA love story by US author Meredith Russo. Read more

Àbíké-Íyímídé exposes racism in 'explosive' debut novel

Usborne has acquired an "explosive" high-school thriller by debut author Faridah Àbíké-Íyímídé that examines institutionalised racism. Read more

‘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

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