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 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 has acquired a new series by award-winning author and illustrator Hannah Shaw in a three-book deal at auction.
Usborne is reissuing a 1977 cult children’s book about ghosts with a foreword by actor and writer Reece Shearsmith.
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
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 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
Many publishers have reported growth in non-traditional retail for book sales, with top sellers including self-care and gardening.
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
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