Puffin has acquired a new picture book "inspired by the mischief and magic" of Roald Dahl stories and illustrated by Quentin Blake.
Hodder & Stoughton will publish actress Joanna Lumley's A Queen for All Seasons, a "warm and fascinating" celebration of Queen Elizabeth II and her Platinum Jubilee. ... Read more
Michael Joseph is releasing a new book from Stephen Fry this October, Troy, retelling the story of the siege of Troy that is both mythical and grounded in history.... Read more
Quercus has snapped up an “emotional page-turner” by Linda Green in a two-book deal.
David Higham Associates is acquiring Gregory & Company, the agency founded by Jane Gregory in 1987 and representing Val McDermid.
HarperCollins imprint Fourth Estate has signed My Absolute Darling, a debut novel from American author Gabriel Tallent, after an eight-way auction.
The late Martyn Goff's life was celebrated at London’s Athenaeum Club this week as family and friends gathered to remember a man who played a... Read more
Egmont is to publish Little Monster and the Spooky Party by illustrator Nick Sharratt and author Pippa Goodhart to coincide with Halloween next year. ... Read more
Literary agency David Higham will incorporate Toby Eady Associates, following an acquisition of the business. Toby Eady Associates was set up by Eady in 1968,... Read more
Fourth Estate has signed a satirical novel by Elizabeth McKenzie for publication in January 2016. Commissioning editor Anna Kelly signed UK and Commonwealth rights to... Read more