Tagged: HarperCollins Children's Books

HarperCollins Children’s Books pre-empts Gibbons debut in major three-book deal

HarperCollins Children's Books has snapped up world rights in a "lightning-strike pre-empt" to A Clock of Stars by children's author Francesca Gibbons in a major three-book deal.... Read more

Cumberbatch and Walliams to star in Tiger Who Came to Tea adaptation

Benedict Cumberbatch, David Walliams, Tamsin Greig, David Oyelowo and Paul Whitehouse will star in the upcoming TV adaptation of Judith Kerr’s classic picture book The Tiger... Read more

Philippa Gregory reimagines young fiction title for HarperCollins

HarperCollins Children’s Books will republish a young fiction novel by Philippa Gregory about a princess called Florizella, this November. Read more

The World's Worst Teachers grabs fourth number one

David Walliams’ The World’s Worst Teachers (HarperCollins) has chalked up a fourth consecutive week in the UK Official Top 50 number one spot, selling 36,912 copies for... Read more

Morpurgo pens refugee tale inspired by Jonathan Swift

HarperCollins Children’s Books will this autumn publish a Michael Morpurgo book about a refugee from Afghanistan, inspired by Jonathan Swift’s Gulliver’s Travels. ... Read more

HarperCollins Children’s signs French and Reed for young fiction series

HarperCollins Children’s Books will this October start publishing a young fiction series set in a magical werewolf world. Read more

David Walliams targets teachers with new short story collection

David Walliams’ next children’s book will be The World’s Worst Teachers, a short story collection about “splendidly sinister” pedagogues. ... Read more

Pictures of the week

Handmaids hand out free Margaret Atwood books in this week's pictures round-up, in celebration of World Book Night. Read more

New fable by Oliver Jeffers from HarperCollins

Oliver Jeffers’ next book, due for release by HarperCollins Children’s Books in September, will be a modern-day fable for readers of all ages.... Read more

Walliams' Fing pings into the number one spot

David Walliams' Fing (HarperCollins), illustrated by Tony Ross, has barrelled into the UK Official Top 50 number one spot in its first three days on... Read more

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