Tagged: Bologna Children's Book Fair 2019

Middle Grade leads the way as YA titles split opinion at bustling Bologna

Middle Grade (MG) titles have been the hottest properties at this year’s Bologna Children’s Book Fair, though some publishers and agents have reported spikes in... Read more

Bhatia reveals big plans for Little Tiger

Little Tiger Group is hoping to increase staff numbers rather than cut jobs after its recent buyout by Penguin Random House US, c.e.o. Monty Bhatia... Read more

Moeyaert wins lucrative Astrid Lindgren gong

Flemish author Bart Moeyaert has won this year’s £430,000 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award. Read more

The Illustrator's Showcase

We're championing eight unrepresented illustrators over two days of Bologna Children's Book Fair. Read more

Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler reflect on 20 years of The Gruffalo

One of the UK’s best-loved creative duos, Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler, muse on two decades of their most famous creation, The Gruffalo.... Read more

Q&A with Scribe's art director Miriam Rosenbloom

The Australian list with a UK outpost is looking to spread its vibrant picture books far and wide, and is seeking compassionate non-fiction at this... Read more

Editors earn stripes in a string of deals at Bologna

Stripes Publishing has struck a brace of deals at this year’s fair, inking a wild swimming adventure for teens and its first book in translation.... Read more

Hill and Phil a haunting match

Rebecca Hill at Usborne has won a “hotly stories contested” auction for a series of Middle Grade ghost stories by débutant Phil Hickes.... Read more

Crowd-funding scheme opens door to illustrators

Scottish indie Little Door has launched a crowd-funding campaign to raise £3,500 to publish author/ illustrator Will Hughes’ début What Not to Give an Ogre... Read more

Zommer time for OUP as tree title leads nature trio

OUP has bought three picture books about the natural world by author/illustrator Yuval Zommer. Read more

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