Little Door Books has swooped for Scaredy Bat, the first picture book by Jonathan Meres for 21 years, to be illustrated by Anders Frang.... Read more
Canongate has landed an "ambitious and deeply moving book" by journalist and author Chitra Ramaswamy about her unlikely friendship with Jewish refugee Henry Wuga, which will be a lead... Read more
Ebury imprint Rider has won a three-way auction for The Ponies at the Edge of the World, a "stunning" memoir from Catherine Munro on her search... Read more
Black & White Publishing has acquired two titles by Anna Deacon and Vicky Allan, The Art of Wild Swimming: Scotland and The Art of Wild... Read more
Two Roads will publish Maggie Ritchie’s Daisy Chain, a novel inspired by the lives of pioneering women artists the Glasgow Girls, and set between pre-war Glasgow and... Read more
Hodder will publish Sara Sheridan’s Edinburgh-set historical novel The Fair Botanists in partnership with the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh. ... Read more
John Murray Press imprint Two Roads has acquired Devorgilla Days: A Memoir of Hope and Healing by Kathleen Hart, a "heart-warming and deeply moving" memoir about... Read more
Black & White Publishing will publish For the Love of Trees, a collection of stories compiled by author Vicky Allan and photographer Anna Deacon. ... Read more
Profile Books will publish Shaun Bythell's Seven Kinds of People You Find in Bookshops in November.
Andrea Joyce, until recently rights director at Canongate, is to handle rights for Edinburgh-based literary agency Jenny Brown Associates.