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Teaser trailer for A MONSTER CALLS released

The teaser trailer for the forthcoming film adaptation of A Monster Calls has been released. The film is directed by Juan Antonio BayonaFull story »

Guy Parker-Rees on illustrating FABULOUS PIE

With Fabulous Pie shortlisted for the FCBG Children’s Book Award, illustrator Guy Parker-Rees and writer Gareth Edwards told the FCBG about howFull story »

JESSICA’S GHOST shortlisted for Costa Book Award

We’re thrilled to announce Jessica’s Ghost by Andrew Norriss has been shortlisted for the Costa Children’s Book Award 2015! The book,Full story »

MY SECOND LIFE shortlisted for Hounslow Teen Reads 2016

My Second Life by Faye Bird has been shortlisted for the Hounslow Teen Reads Award! The book, published by Usborne inFull story »

Award shortlistings round-up

Mini Grey, Andrew Norriss and Siobhan Dowd have all been shortlisted for awards this week!

Very Little Red Riding Hood wins at Oxfordshire Book Awards

Very Little Red Riding Hood written by Teresa Heapy and illustrated by Sue Heap has won in the picture bookFull story »

Pat-a-Cake Baby wins at East Anglian Book Awards

Pat-a-Cake Baby written by Joyce Dunbar and illustrated by her daughter Polly Dunbar has won the Mal Peet Children’s Award atFull story »

JESSICA’S GHOST on Publisher’s Weekly Best Books of the Year 2015

Jessica’s Ghost by Andrew Norriss has been listed by Publisher’s Weekly as one of their best books of 2015. TheFull story »

BING nominated for International Emmy

We’re thrilled to announce the Bing television series, adapted from the books by Ted Dewan, has been nominated for an International EmmyFull story »

Guardian review of THE BEAR at Polka Theatre

The Guardian recently gave an adaptation of Raymond Briggs’ The Bear, currently playing at the Polka Theatre in Wimbledon aFull story »

Spooky stories for Hallowe’en

This weekend is Hallowe’en so why not check out these spooky stories on our list.

Michael Bond receives CBE for Services to Children’s Literature

Michael received his CBE from the Duke of Cambridge during a ceremony at Buckingham Palace on Tuesday 27th October to addFull story »

Mango and Bambang wins at Junior Design Awards

The first title in the Mango and Bambang series written by Polly Faber and illustrated by Clara Vulliamy has won the BestFull story »

Coventry Inspiration Book Awards shortlistings

Malorie Blackman, Simon Rickerty and Tony Bradman are shortlisted for the Coventry Inspiration Book Awards 2016.

Fourth DIXIE O’DAY title published

Last week saw the fourth title in the series by Shirley Hughes and Clara Vulliamy published.