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S&S Children’s buys two more from Butler and Lenton

Simon & Schuster Children’s UK has bought two more titles in The Nothing to See Here Hotel series written by Steven Butler and illustrated by... Read more

Fun, fantasy and feminism forecast for 2018

Editors and agents are predicting a continued focus on empowering female-led narratives and diverse voices in children’s and YA books in 2018. Read more

S&S signs 'heartbreaking' YA by Forman

Simon & Schuster Children’s UK has bought two new YA novels from If I Stay author Gayle Forman. Read more

S&S buys magical hotel series from Butler

Simon & Schuster Children’s will publish a new middle grade series written by Steven Butler, with illustrations by Steven Lenton, about a Brighton hotel for... Read more

Danny Wallace pens two more Hamish books for S&S

Simon & Schuster Children’s Books has signed two more children’s books from writer and broadcaster Danny Wallace. Read more

Children’s publishers anticipate ‘buoyant’ LBF

Children’s publishers are feeling “quietly optimistic” going into next week’s London Book Fair, with interest in acquiring across middle-grade, Young Adult and “crossover” titles.... Read more

S&S signs two from Kaye Umansky

Simon & Schuster Children’s Books has acquired two books by Kaye Umansky, the author of the Pongwiffy series (Puffin Books). Read more

Griffiths promoted to S&S editorial director

Jane Griffiths has been promoted to editorial director at Simon & Schuster. Read more

S&S Children’s commissions MG anthologies

Simon & Schuster Children’s has commissioned two middle-grade anthologies featuring stories by authors such as Abi Elphinstone, Joanna Nadin and David Solomons, who won the... Read more

S&S signs Guardian comic strip creator Joe Berger

S&S has acquired two novels from author, illustrator and Guardian comic strip creator Joe Berger at auction. Jane Griffiths, senior commissioning editor for children’s fiction,... Read more

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