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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

Walker is Sophie’s choice

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

Walker snaps up Ness' Moby Dick re-imagining

Walker Books is to publish a new novel from Patrick Ness in September 2018, entitled And The Ocean Was Our Sky. Read more

Child Play and Walker titles to feature in Bookbug bags

Scottish Book Trust will give away 800,000 books from publishers including Child’s Play, Walker Books and Penguin Random House Children's as part of its Bookbug... Read more

Pictures of the week

Roger McGough celebrates his 80th birthday in this week's round-up, while Gordon Brown talks politics with the students of Merchant Taylors' School.  Read more

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