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
Manuscripts which help readers escape from the angst of the political climate are tipped to be hot at this year's London Book Fair, according to... Read more
YA author Holly Bourne has written a novella, based on the three characters in her ‘Spinster Club’ trilogy, which will be published by Usborne in... Read more
Usborne has bought a series by debut children’s author Hayley Scott in a pre-empt, three-book deal.