Claire Wilson and Claudia Esteves of Jessica Kingsley Publishers imprint Singing Dragon discuss the development of its list and the importance of Beijing.... Read more
Egmont has acquired the first joint series from writers Katie and Kevin Tsang following a "hotly contested" auction.
Penguin Random House Children's is to publish a new YA series from Sally Green, whose Half Bad trilogy has sold in 51 territories and shifted... Read more
HarperCollins Children’s Books has acquired the debut novel from literary journalist and scout Anna James in a “hotly contested” auction.
Walker Books has acquired two more YA novels from Lauren James, author of The Next Together and The Last Beginning.... Read more
Orion Children’s Books, part of the Hachette Children’s Group, is to publish a collection of problem letters written by young people and answered by TV... Read more
Independent TV company Little Island has optioned the rights to Melinda Salisbury’s YA fantasy trilogy The Sin Eater’s Daughter (Scholastic).... Read more
Orion Children’s Books has acquired the UK and Commonweath rights to The Bone Sparrow, a book about Rohingya refugees in Australia, by Zana Fraillon. The... Read more
Little Brown Books for Young Readers (LBBYR) has acquired the debut children’s novel by Ed Clarke, head of film and television at Shoebox Films. Rowan... Read more
Random House Children’s Publishers (RHCP) has acquired the debut novel from Irish YA author Moïra Fowley-Doyle . The Accident Season is about 17-year-old Cara... Read more