Walker Books Group has acquired rights to a new children’s picture book by Caldecott medallist Jon Klassen.
Ross Montgomery is joining the Walker Books list after the publisher landed two new fiction titles and a pair of picture books.
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
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
This week's pictures round-up features Chip the Pug, the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and a litter picking event.
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 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