We investigate how specialist children's, illustrated/comic and academic/educational publishers fared last year in our Review of 2018.
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 has bought a LGBTQ+ YA love story by US author Meredith Russo.
Usborne has acquired an "explosive" high-school thriller by debut author Faridah Àbíké-Íyímídé that examines institutionalised racism.
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
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
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
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 has acquired a funny three-book series about a "bridesmaid detective" by debut author Serena Patel.
Mitch Johnson and his editors Rebecca Hill and Becky Walker have won this year’s Branford Boase Award with Kick.... Read more