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
Stephanie Garber is returning to the world of Caraval with two new books for Hodder & Stoughton.
Electric Monkey, the YA imprint of Egmont Books, has pre-empted Blackout, a collaboration between six black authors: Dhonielle Clayton, Tiffany D Jackson, Nic Stone, Angie Thomas,... Read more
Walker Books has landed a “brilliantly funny” diary-style Norse Gods series, written and illustrated by Ladybird publisher Louie Stowell.
Non-fiction has reigned supreme at an upbeat Frankfurt Book Fair, as agents reported a surge of interest in titles on wellbeing and personal development. ... Read more
Editors and agents are predicting a continued focus on empowering female-led narratives and diverse voices in children’s and YA books in 2018.
Scholastic UK has bought a Brexit-inspired YA political thriller and love story.
Literary agent Molly Ker Hawn has been appointed director of The Bent Agency UK.
Authors, agents and publishers have helped raise £180,597 through the Authors for Grenfell auction - £30,000 more than when it closed two weeks ago - with a David Walliams tea experience going for... Read more
Philip Pullman has confirmed he will name a character in his Book of Dust series Nur Huda el-Wahabi, after a young Grenfell Tower victim.... Read more