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
Walker has signed former editor Jonathan Stroud in a six-figure two-book deal.
Walker Books has acquired two novels by middle-grade author Jennifer Bell in a six-figure, pre-emptive deal.
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
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
Illustrator Thomas Taylor puts his storytelling skills to good use in a middle-grade seaside mystery.
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 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
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
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