Walker and Candlewick are to publish Will You Be My Friend?, a sequel to the bestselling children's book Guess How Much I Love You.... Read more
Egmont has snapped up world rights to a picture book of Matt Lucas' coronavirus version of his charity comedy single, "Thank You, Baked Potato", with proceeds... Read more
Oxford University Press (OUP) has made many of its flagship educational and home learning resources available for free, in order to support teachers, parents and... Read more
Andersen Press has acquired I, Ada, a new YA novel based on the early life of Victorian computer programmer Ada Lovelace, written by Julia Gray.... Read more
Young Adult horror author Darren Shan has "sneak-released" digital versions of his new Archibald Lox series months early, in order to "offer fans escapism" in the... Read more
DK and Walker have unveiled new initiatives to support families, readers, authors and illustrators during the coronavirus pandemic.
Scholastic has acquired Matt Carr's Now Wash Your Hands! while Nosy Crow has published a free information book explaining coronavirus to children, illustrated by Axel Scheffler.... Read more
Bonnier Books UK's Hot Key imprint is to publish How It All Blew Up, Arvin Ahmadi's third YA novel.
Malorie Blackman answers our questions about the fifth novel in her Noughts and Crosses series, Crossfire (Penguin), which has been shortlisted for the YA Book... Read more
Puffin has launched a series of online activities for children, in response to the national closure of schools.
Walker Books has bought Concrete Rose, the “hard-hitting” third novel from The Hate U Give (Walker) author Angie Thomas.... Read more
This week Walker Books launched a family guide to adventure activities 100 Adventures to Have Before You Grow Up, the first children's book by author, adventurer... Read more
Julia Donaldson is launching a weekly broadcast in partnership with Macmillan and Scholastic, to entertain families during the Covid-19 pandemic.
HarperCollins has announced its intention to acquire Egmont Books UK for an undisclosed sum, alongside Egmont’s book businesses in Poland and Schneiderbuch Germany.... Read more
Nosy Crow has signed up journalist and cookery writer Ella Risbridger to write her first children’s books, which will include two middle-grade novels and a... Read more
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Publicist and debut children's author Liz Hyder calls on publishers to be more vocal about the negative impacts of creative writing being sidelined by the current education... Read more
Issue No 5880
Friday, April 3 2020
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