Penguin, an imprint of Penguin Random House Children's, has acquired two standalone titles from presenter and LGBTQ+ advocate Calum McSwiggan, including his fiction debut Ordinary Boy. ... Read more
Author Struan Murray and his editor Ben Horslen have won the 2021 Branford Boase Award for Outstanding Debut Novel for children.
Penguin Random House has signed Take Me with You When You Go, by YA authors and first-time collaborators David Levithan and Jennifer Niven.... Read more
Puffin has swooped for The Swifts, a “madcap” middle-grade mystery debut by PRH WriteNow graduate Beth Lincoln.
Jenny Pearson has written a middle-grade comedy series with her agent and fellow children's author Sam Copeland, scooped by Puffin in a two-book, six-figure deal.... Read more
Sam Copeland is to write two new standalone middle-grade titles for Puffin, teaming up again with his Charlie Changes Into a Chicken illustrator, Sarah Horne.... Read more
Penguin Random House Children's is publishing Breathless, a new "personal" and "achingly romantic" YA novel by Jennifer Niven, in paperback this autumn.... Read more
Penguin Random House Children’s is launching a new range of colour fiction books after acquiring titles by Judd Winick, Victoria Jamieson and Terri Lebnenson.... Read more
Penguin Random House Children’s UK will publish the next novel by YA author Jennifer Niven, Holding Up the Universe, in October.... Read more
The children’s book industry will continue to see demand for beautiful print books and diverse stories in 2016, and the market for Young Adult titles... Read more