Macmillan Children’s Books has acquired The Swallows’ Flight, the companion to Hilary McKay’s award-winning First World War novel The Skylarks’ War (MCB).... Read more
After career-altering acclaim for her previous novel, Hilary McKay turns from a land of war to one of magic.
Hilary McKay’s next book for Macmillan Children’s Books (MCB) will be a contemporary fiction novel about two single parents who bring their children together in... Read more
Irish novelist Sally Rooney, 27, has become the youngest author ever to win the Costa Novel Award, triumphing for her second novel Normal People (Faber), a coming-of-age... Read more
Irish novelist Sally Rooney, children's writer David Almond, and a 70-year-old debut writer, Anne Youngson, are among the 20 authors whose books have been shortlisted... Read more
Macmillan Children’s Books will this September mark 100 years since the end of World War One by publishing a new novel by Hilary McKay.... Read more
In a publishing world dominated by contemporary boy heroes, Hilary McKay's Wishing for Tomorrow stands out for being both focused on girls and because it... Read more