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MCB swoops for McKay's The Swallows' Flight

Macmillan Children’s Books has acquired The Swallows’ Flight, the companion to Hilary McKay’s award-winning First World War novel The Skylarks’ War (MCB).... Read more

Bloomsbury to publish Conaghan's first middle-grade title

Bloomsbury Children’s Books will publish Brian Conaghan's first middle-grade title, Cardboard Cowboys, in April 2021. Read more

Electric Monkey pre-empts collaboration from six YA authors

Electric Monkey, the YA imprint of Egmont Books, has pre-empted Blackout, a collaboration between six black authors: Dhonielle Clayton, Tiffany D Jackson, Nic Stone, Angie Thomas,... Read more

B B Alston | 'It seemed like one of those careers that was so far beyond anything I could do'

In October 2018, B B Alston was waiting for an interview for a temp job when he spotted the #DVPit contest on Twitter, a hashtag... Read more

Electric Monkey goes for Moldavsky chiller

Egmont YA list Electric Monkey has scooped a “thrilling and commercial chiller” for readers aged 14+ from New York Times-bestselling author Goldy Moldavsky.... Read more

Picador buys 'remarkable' graphic novel from McGovern

Picador has bought a “remarkable” graphic novel, Twelve Percent Dread, from Emily McGovern. Read more

HQ signs 'gritty' Leeds-based crime from Barlow

HQ has signed two Leeds-based crime novels by John Barlow, beginning with the “tense and timely” Right to Kill. Read more

Walker Books lands Ladybird publisher Stowell's Norse Gods series

Walker Books has landed a “brilliantly funny” diary-style Norse Gods series, written and illustrated by Ladybird publisher Louie Stowell. Read more

Leo Hollis to tell forgotten history of Mary Davies to Oneworld

Oneworld will publish Inheritance: The Forgotten History of Mary Davies by historian Leo Hollis.  Read more

Usborne acquires semi-autobiographical tale of immigrant experience

Usborne will publish A Glasshouse of Stars, a middle-grade novel by Chinese-Australian author Shirley Marr.  Read more

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