Tagged: Melissa Fairley

Egmont signs 'empowering' pirate picture book

Egmont is to publish a swashbuckling adventure that "smashes stereotypes", featuring a book-loving pirate who dares to be different. Read more

Egmont spots gap in the market...

Egmont is to publish the first picture book iteration of Dodie Smith’s children’s tale The Hundred and One Dalmatians. 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

Egmont signs debut picture-book duo

Egmont has signed a two-book deal with debut picture book duo writer Louise Greig and illustrator Ashling Lindsay. Read more

Second Sparkes picture book from Egmont

Egmont Publishing will this year release the second picture book by Amy Sparkes. Read more

Egmont appoints Grosart as senior commissioning editor for picture books

Louise Grosart has joined Egmont from Penguin Random House Children's as senior commissioning editor of the picture book and gift list. Read more

Vulliamy to illustrate new Mary Plain editions

Egmont will next year release a new set of editions of the 20th century Mary Plain series by Gwynedd Rae, with illustrations by Clara Vulliamy.... Read more

Egmont to publish Sam Hay picture book text

Egmont Publishing has acquired world rights to a second picture book text by Sam Hay, author of Do Not Wash This Bear.... Read more

Starfish swims into nine territories

Egmont has totted up nine territories for French illustrator Barroux’s picture book Where’s the Starfish? Publishing director Melissa Fairley said the title, which has an... Read more

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