Tagged: Ellen Holgate

Ben Bailey Smith's three middle-grade books go to Bloomsbury

Bloomsbury Children’s Books has acquired three "game-changing" middle-grade books by Ben Bailey Smith. Read more

Bonnier’s Five Mile bombshell fails to derail buoyant Bologna

The Bologna Children’s Book Fair 2018 has been a broadly positive event, with non-fiction on the rise and the UK market’s Middle Grade mania continuing,... Read more

Doyle's middle-grade debut to Bloomsbury after five-way auction

Bloomsbury Children’s Books has signed a six-figure deal with Irish YA author Catherine Doyle following an auction between five publishers. Read more

CBI taps into feminist focus

Children’s Books Ireland (CBI) is launching a project to celebrate women and girls in children’s books to mark the centenary of women’s suffrage in the... Read more

Burton's first children's book to be Grimm fairytale retelling

Jessie Burton’s first children’s book with Bloomsbury’s Children’s Books will be a feminist reimagining of the Grimms’ fairytale “The Twelve Dancing Princesses”, entitled The Restless... Read more

'YA débutants are finding it harder to break into the mainstream'

Publishers are failing to take on début Young Adult writers and are instead concentrating on established UK YA writers and US imports, according to some... Read more

Wein pens ‘Code Name Verity’ prequel

Bloomsbury Children’s is set to publish a new novel from Elizabeth Wein, telling the story of Julie Beaufort-Stuart, the main character from her novel Code... Read more

Bloomsbury buys Christmas stories by Katherine Rundell

Bloomsbury Children’s Books has acquired two Christmas stories for younger readers by Katherine Rundell. Read more

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