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Freddie Yates continues Journey across Europe

Usborne has sold rights to Jenny Pearson’s “hilarious” début The Super Miraculous Journey of Freddie Yates in Italian, Dutch, Norwegian, Finnish, Hebrew, Romanian and German.... Read more

Bunzl’s walk on the Wild side to Usborne

Usborne has snapped up a Middle Grade standalone from The Cogheart Adventures author Peter Bunzl, inspired by the true story of a feral child brought... Read more

Usborne buys Joan Aiken competition winner after three-way auction

Usborne has acquired Tim Ellis’ debut novel, winner of the 2017 Joan Aiken Future Classics Prize, in a three-way auction. Read more

Pearson's ‘hilarious’ debut goes to Usborne for six figures in eight-way auction

Usborne has acquired the “hilarious, touching and wise” debut fiction novel by Jenny Pearson in an “intense and heated” eight-way auction. Read more

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

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