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Sony Pictures secures film rights to Taylor’s Malamander

Sony Pictures has secured the film rights for Thomas Taylor’s middle-grade novel Malamander for a “substantial” pre-empt, Walker Books has confirmed.... Read more

Jonathan Stroud moves to Walker in six-figure two-book deal

Walker has signed former editor Jonathan Stroud in a six-figure two-book deal.  Read more

Walker Books acquires Jennifer Bell MG in six-figure deal

Walker Books has acquired two novels by middle-grade author Jennifer Bell in a six-figure, pre-emptive deal.  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

Pictures of the week

In this week's pictures round-up Elizabeth Macneal and Thomas Taylor celebrate the launch of their latest titles, while London is lit up by Eric Carle's... Read more

Thomas Taylor | 'I want the reader to supply their own monster as much as possible'

Illustrator Thomas Taylor puts his storytelling skills to good use in a middle-grade seaside mystery. Read more

Pictures of the week

Walker Books celebrate 30 years of We're Going on a Bear Hunt in this week's pictures round-up, while Stephen Fry hosts Hay Festival Foundation's annual... Read more

Walker celebrates 30 years of Bear Hunt with 10,000 book giveaway

Walker Books is organising a 10,000-book giveaway of We’re Going on a Bear Hunt by Michael Rosen and Helen Oxenbury, to celebrate the picture book’s 30th anniversary.... Read more

Mann goes overboard with double deal for Bath Spa graduates

Rachel Mann of the Jo Unwin Literary Agency has struck deals with Macmillan Children’s Books and Walker Books for Bath Spa MA graduates Wibke Brueggemann... Read more

Pictures of the week

This week's pictures round-up features the Northern YA Literary Festival, Where's Wally, miniature book-themed cakes and a fancy gala at Drapers' Hall.  ... Read more

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