Gaia, part of the Octopus Publishing Group, has acquired Kate Humble's debut cookbook Home Cooked: Recipes from the Farm, for publication in February 2022. ... Read more
Puffin has acquired a "heart-warming" debut picture book by writer and journalist Freddy McConnell, illustrated by Rosalind Beardshaw.
The Borough Press has pre-empted a "remarkable and heart-breaking" new memoir from writer and journalist Blake Morrison.
Hot Key Books, an imprint of Bonnier Books UK, has signed a deal for verse novel The Silver Chain by Jion Sheibani, described as “an uplifting coming-of-age verse novel... Read more
Simon & Schuster Children’s Books has signed Sarah Ann Juckes’ "beautiful" first middle-grade novel, with "exquisite" illustrations by Sharon King-Chai, after securing a two-book deal. ... Read more
Hachette Children’s Group (HCG) has landed a new non-fiction book about the brain from NHS consultant paediatrician and TV presenter Dr Ranj Singh.... Read more
Andersen Press will publish the first middle-grade novel from Carnegie Medal-winner Melvin Burgess, to be illustrated by Chris Mould.
W H Allen has landed the "remarkable" Femina: A New History of the Middle Ages by Oxford University lecturer and BBC historian Janina Ramirez.... Read more
Dawn French will narrate an audiobook edition of Giles Andreae’s I Love My… picture books for Bolinda, the first time any of the series will be produced... Read more
John Murray has landed a book on The Earthshot Prize, launched by Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge last year, which aims to discover the... Read more