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Walker Books signs new picture book series from Klassen

Walker Books Group has acquired rights to a new children’s picture book by Caldecott medallist Jon Klassen. Read more

Montgomery joins Walker in four-book deal

Ross Montgomery is joining the Walker Books list after the publisher landed two new fiction titles and a pair of picture books. Read more

Cao Wenxuan's Dragonfly Eyes to be published by Walker

Leading Chinese children's writer Cao Wenxuan, winner of the 2016 Hans Christian Andersen Award, is to publish a new book with Walker in January 2020.... Read more

McCaughrain named new Seamus Heaney Children's Writing Fellow

Kelly McCaughrain, author of Flying Tips for Flightless Birds (Walker Books), has been named as the new Seamus Heaney Children's Writing Fellow.  ... Read more

Pictures of the week

This week's pictures round-up features Chip the Pug, the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and a litter picking event. Read more

Poet Sophia Thakur on publishing her first collection

Sophia Thakur discusses her first poetry collection, which explores identity, relationships and loss, drawing on her experiences as a young black woman.  ... Read more

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

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