Tagged: Usborne

Mitch Johnson moves to HCG for second book

Mitch Johnson—who last year won the Branford Boase Award for his debut Kick published by Usborne—is moving to Hachette Children's Group for his second title.... Read more

Usborne recalls batch of That's not my monkey...

Usborne is recalling a batch of its That’s not my monkey… books over fears of mould due to a problem with warehouse cartons.... Read more

Usborne wins new Hannah Shaw series at auction

Usborne has acquired a new series by award-winning author and illustrator Hannah Shaw in a three-book deal at auction. Read more

Usborne to reissue cult 70s title Ghosts

Usborne is reissuing a 1977 cult children’s book about ghosts with a foreword by actor and writer Reece Shearsmith. Read more

Nine children’s publishers sign up to increase reach of McKearney’s Empathy Day

Nine children’s publishers have joined a new collective to boost the work of EmpathyLab, which was set up by Miranda McKearney in 2014 to build... Read more

Fawcett Society looks for publisher input into gender study

The Fawcett Society, a charity that campaigns for gender equality, is looking for publisher input into a new study into gender stereotypes in early childhood.... Read more

Usborne dominates Branford Boase shortlist

Usborne publishes four of the seven titles on the shortlist for this year’s Branford Boase Award for a debut novelist and their editor, including titles by Sophie... Read more

Publishers reveal uplift in non-traditional retail

Many publishers have reported growth in non-traditional retail for book sales, with top sellers including self-care and gardening. Read more

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

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