Brexit may have cast a shadow over the UK’s relationship with Europe but children’s publishers are maintaining an international outlook when it comes to business.... Read more
Bloomsbury Children’s is to publish a picture book by Disney art director Andy Harkness on both sides of the Atlantic in winter 2021, after acquiring... Read more
In the year which marks Horrid Henry’s 25th anniversary, Francesca Simon discusses how the series was born.
After stints working in recruitment and as an estate agent, Gemma Cooper wrote an ill-fated ‘terrible Twilight-y’ novel—which circuitously led to her building one of... Read more
Usborne has sold rights to Jenny Pearson’s “hilarious” début The Super Miraculous Journey of Freddie Yates in Italian, Dutch, Norwegian, Finnish, Hebrew, Romanian and German.... Read more
Penguin Random House UK Children’s has notched up its 20th deal for Sabina Radeva’s originally crowdfunded reimagining of Charles Darwin’s On the Origins of Species.... Read more
As Bologna Children’s Book Fair 2019 kicks off, children’s publishers are preparing for a bus load of Brexit-inspired characters to hit bookshelves—though publication dates are... Read more
Agents list their top children’s titles ahead of the upcoming fair.
Writer and translator Daniel Hahn discusses his funded scouting trip, which gives 10 editors of varying experience the chance to explore what Bologna has to... Read more
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