Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler are returning to the Tales From Acorn Wood preschool series with four new lift-the-flap instalments for Macmillan Children’s Books.... Read more
Donna Douglas is moving to Orion for a new series of books set in Yorkshire during World War II.
Headline has signed three “compelling” new novels from saga writer Glenda Young.
Editors and agents are predicting a continued focus on empowering female-led narratives and diverse voices in children’s and YA books in 2018.
Orion has acquired "a hilarious and heartwarming" début by Caroline Hulse at auction and a collection of short stories from Man Booker shortlistee Emily Fridlund.... Read more
Hodder Children’s Books, part of the Hachette Children’s Group, has acquired a new YA standalone by Orangeboy author, Patrice Lawrence, to publish in 2019.... Read more
Simon & Schuster Children’s Books has acquired two books by Kaye Umansky, the author of the Pongwiffy series (Puffin Books).
A quarter of Caroline Sheldon's clients at The Caroline Sheldon Literary Agency have been with her ever since she set the agency up, it was... Read more
Joan G Robinson’s 1967 classic children’s novel When Marnie Was There has received an international sales boost thanks to the Japanese animation version, as agent... Read more
Ruth Hamilton, author of The Corner House (Corgi), has died aged 76.