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Walker Books acquired by Trustbridge Global Media

Forty-year-old independent Walker Books has been acquired by global children's content company Trustbridge Global Media, owned by​ private equity firm Trustbridge Partners. Read more

Walker does nine-book deal with Smriti Halls

Walker Books has bought world rights to nine picture books by author Smriti Halls, in a deal with Jodie Hodges at United Agents. The first... Read more

Walker buys first children’s book from ST’s Chris Haslam

Walker has acquired a middle grade adventure story set in Cornwall from the Sunday Times chief travel writer Chris Haslam, writing as C J Haslam.... 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

Walker Books Group announces new Kate DiCamillo novel

Walker Books Group will publish a new novel by Kate DiCamillo in the UK, the US and Australia. Read more

Sophie Dahl signs four-book deal with Walker

Author and former model Sophie Dahl is making her first foray into kids’ books after signing a four-book deal with Walker. Read more

Walker signs 'extraordinary' performance poet Sophia Thakur

Walker Books has acquired the debut poetry collection from performance poet Sophia Thakur. Read more

Walker to publish 'empowering' essay collection for teens with gal-dem

Walker Books has acquired a collection of essays about growing up from women of colour magazine and collective gal-dem. Read more

Drake launches campaign to get refugee tale into schools

Drake – The Bookshop has launched a campaign to place 285 copies of refugee tale The Day War Came into schools whilst also raising money... Read more

Walker snaps up CBeebies' Elliott for six figures

Walker Books and Walker Books US have jointly acquired a middle-grade fantasy trilogy from CBeebies actor Joseph Elliott. Read more

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