Usborne has acquired A Girl Called Corpse, an “unlikely” ghost story by Australian nutritionist Reece Carter, in a two-book deal.
Usborne has picked up two books from Irish journalist Cat Gray, including her debut middle-grade novel Spellstoppers.
Usborne has picked up Love Radio, a debut novel by PRH US marketing director Ebony LaDelle that recently went in America to Simon & Schuster following an... Read more
Usborne has acquired The Book of Stolen Dreams, the debut children’s novel from UK screenwriter and director David Farr, in a two-book deal.... Read more
Dead Ink Books and Bloomsbury are publishing Test Signal, a "ground-breaking" anthology of the best contemporary Northern writing.
Usborne has acquired two middle-grade titles by Clare Povey, editor of the Writers' & Artists' Yearbook and creator of the Writers' & Artists' Working Class Writers' Prize.... Read more
Usborne has acquired The Garden of Found and Lost, a debut middle-grade novel based on the discovery of a 100-year-old gardener’s notebook at the National... Read more
Usborne has acquired three books by debut author P G Bell in what has been described as the publisher's “most significant acquisition to date”.... Read more
Usborne has snapped up a Russian folklore-inspired middle grade fantasy following a “hotly contested four-way auction”.
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