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Puffin defends John Boyne’s YA novel about transgender teen

Children's publisher Puffin has said it is proud to be publishing John Boyne’s novel about a transgender teen, after the book was labelled "transphobic" by... Read more

Puffin buys new Anthony Browne picture book

Penguin Random House Children’s divison Puffin has snapped up Anthony Browne's new picture book entitled Our Girl. Read more

Debut author and illustrator Kim Hillyard signs with Ladybird

Ladybird, part of Penguin Random House Children’s, has acquired a picture book about Mabel, an unlikely hero, from self-taught author and illustrator Kim Hillyard.... Read more

Stormzy joins cast of Noughts + Crosses TV adaptation

British musician Stormzy is joining the cast of the BBC One adaptation of Malorie Blackman’s YA novel Noughts & Crosses (Penguin Random House Children's).... Read more

Puffin acquires feminist MG by Maria Kuzniar

Penguin Random House division Puffin has acquired a feminist MG novel by debut author Maria Kuzniar. Read more

PRH Children's showcase features Blackman, Boyne and Copeland

John Boyne, Malorie Blackman and literary agent-turned-author Sam Copeland were some of the speakers at the Penguin Random House Children’s Showcase, with themes around transgender... Read more

PRH Children’s tackles toxic masculinity with ‘eye opening’ YA

Penguin Random House has acquired a YA novel tackling teen mental illness and toxic masculinity by debut author and mechanic James Goodhand. Read more

Three leave as PRH Children’s restructures rights team

Penguin Random House Children’s is restructuring its rights team in a move that will see Camilla Borthwick, Joanna Lawrie and Catherine Harrison leave the company.... Read more

PRH acquires Irish YA tackling abortion and rape

Penguin Random House Children’s has bought an Irish YA novel about a girl’s race to discover her family’s hidden history, touching on the themes of... Read more

Snowman art auction raises £10,000 for children’s hospice

An auction of artwork inspired by Raymond Briggs’ classic picture book The Snowman (Penguin Random House Children's) has raised more than £10,000 for a children’s... Read more

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