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S&S Children's launches magical series with Holly and Sunu

S&S Children’s Books is to publish young-fiction series The Marvellous Granny Jinks and Me, written by Serena Holly and illustrated by Selom Sunu.... Read more

S&S UK bags 'super commercial' middle-grade series in six-figure pre-empt

Simon & Schuster Children’s UK has pre-empted a "major", three-book middle-grade series from debut children's author Larry Hayes, in a six-figure deal struck following a "high-speed pitch" via video conferencing... Read more

Lindsey Heaven and Liz Bankes promoted at Egmont

Egmont has announced two promotions with Lindsey Heaven appointed fiction publishing director with Liz Bankes succeeding her as editorial director. Read more

Publishers back Young Fiction to take flight

Middle Grade may be the dominant force in children’s fiction at the moment, but a number of UK publishers are backing early readers series to... Read more

Egmont signs four more from Woodfine

Egmont has bought four historical adventure stories by Katherine Woodfine, featuring the main characters from her previous series, The Sinclair’s Mysteries. Read more

Morpurgo to tell uncles' 'epic' war story in new book deal

Egmont Publishing has signed a new deal between Michael Morpurgo and illustrator Barroux based on the "epic", true story of Morpurgo’s uncles during World War... Read more

Egmont buys YA 'feminist firecracker'

Egmont has signed a "major" new YA book on sexism for its Electric Monkey imprint, from screenwriter Laura Steven. Read more

Biddulph to re-illustrate Flat Stanley

Egmont has signed up award-winning artist Rob Biddulph to re-illustrate the classic series, Flat Stanley. Read more

Egmont has a Ball with Fang-tastic trilogy

Egmont won a “fiercely fought” auction to secure a trilogy about a “big-hearted vampiress”, created by author/illustrator Laura Ellen Anderson. Read more

Children’s publishers anticipate ‘buoyant’ LBF

Children’s publishers are feeling “quietly optimistic” going into next week’s London Book Fair, with interest in acquiring across middle-grade, Young Adult and “crossover” titles.... Read more

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