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Reynolds and Smith win CILIP Carnegie and Kate Greenaway medals

Jason Reynolds is the winner of this year’s CILIP Carnegie Medal with Look Both Ways (Knights Of), while Sydney Smith has received his second CILIP... Read more

Walker wins LGBTQ+ rom-com in five-way auction

Walker Books has triumphed in the fight for Freja Nicole Woolf's début Read more

Walker lands two from O'Donoghue in six-figure deal

Walker Books has acquired two titles in a six-figure deal from novelist and podcaster Caroline O’Donoghue, including the final instalment in her Gifts series and... Read more

Rosen wins CLiPPA children’s poetry prize

Michael Rosen’s "timely" poetry collection about migration, illustrated by Quentin Blake, is the winner of this year’s CLPE Children’s Poetry Award (CLiPPA). ... Read more

Operating profit doubles at Walker Books in 'strong' 2020

Walker Books saw operating profit more than double in 2020, rising to £5.3m, an increase of 103% on 2019's £2.6m, although local coronavirus support schemes... Read more

Dolan joins Walker Books in four-book deal

Lollies Prize winning author-illustrator Elys Dolan is to join Walker Books, after signing a four-book deal in a new dinosaur series for readers aged 7... Read more

Drago wins Klaus Flugge Prize for Gustavo the Shy Ghost

Flavia Z Drago has won the £5,000 Klaus Flugge Prize for the most exciting and promising newcomer to children’s picture book illustration with her book Gustavo the... Read more

Lu wins Sebastian Walker Award for Illustration

The 10th annual Sebastian Walker Award for Illustration has been awarded to Thea Lu, a graduate of the Cambridge School of Art. Read more

Walker swoops for Horowitz's lockdown Diamond Brothers title

Walker Books is to publish Where Seagulls Dare, a "gloriously silly" new book in Anthony Horowitz’s Diamond Brothers series with illustrations from Tony Ross.... Read more

Canongate to publish YA version of Obama's Dreams From My Father

Dreams From My Father, the childhood memoir of former president of the United States Barack Obama, is to be adapted for a YA audience and will... Read more

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