Tagged: Anne McNeil

Cressida Cowell writes exclusive McDonald’s titles

Global fast food chain McDonald’s will this year distribute new stories by Cressida Cowell in its Happy Meal packs. Read more

Alison Steadman is latest celebrity to pen children's book for Hachette

Hachette Children’s Group (HCG) has signed a picture book text by actress Alison Steadman. Read more

Jim Broadbent joins tributes to Babette Cole

Actor Jim Broadbent has joined publishers Hodder Children’s Books and Penguin Random House (PRH Children’s) in paying tribute to the “irrepressible” author Babette Cole, who... Read more

Middle Grade tipped to grow in 2017

Publishers will continue to look for diverse and political children’s books in 2017, and humorous books and Middle Grade fiction will make up a large... Read more

Jessica Ennis-Hill pens children's book series

Hodder Children’s Books, an imprint of the Hachette Children’s Group, has signed a book deal with Olympic athlete Jessica Ennis-Hill. Read more

Cowell delves deeper into British history for new trilogy

Author and illustrator Cressida Cowell is looking to ancient Britain for inspiration for her new three-book children’s series, with the first, as-yet-untitled book due for... Read more

Hachette reverts to original Blyton text

Hachette Children’s Group is reverting to using the original Enid Blyton texts after attempts to modernise the language “didn’t work”. Read more

Hachette's Blyton ready for 2017

Hachette Children’s Group talks to Charlotte Eyre about its ambitious plans for the Enid Blyton estate.     Read more

Hodder Children’s signs Ruffles debut

Hodder Children’s Books, an imprint of the Hachette Children’s Group, has signed the debut novel by Faber Academy graduate Lydia Ruffles. Read more

Hodder Children's buys 'terrifying' YA from Sigmarsdottir

Hodder Children's Books has bought an epic science fiction teen novel from Sif Sigmarsdottir, who is a bestselling author in her native Iceland and is... Read more

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