Puffin has scooped The Ice Whisperers, a "haunting and magical" debut novel from Helenka Stachera, in a two-book deal.
Pan Macmillan has pre-empted world rights to an “incredibly smart and heartbreaking” debut by Charlotte Levin.
Nosy Crow has bought three picture books by author-illustrator Chris Naylor-Ballesteros on the eve of the Bologna Book Fair.
Hot Key Books has acquired a three-part teen series by Jess Vallance.
Film rights have been sold for Birdy, a debut YA novel published by Hot Key Books in 2015, portraying a claustrophobic and menacing friendship between... Read more
Usborne Publishing has acquired a middle-grade book by debut author Peter Bunzl. Rebecca Hill, Usborne fiction director, acquired the world rights (excluding the US and... Read more
The YA Book Prize-shortlisted author James Dawson discusses his forthcoming novel, Under My Skin, which returns to the fertile ground of the horror genre...... Read more
Scholastic has acquired How to be a Dog, the debut title from author and illustrator Jo Williamson. How to be a Dog is a... Read more