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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.

OLGA DA POLGA published with colour illustrations

This week sees a new edition of Olga da Polga by Michael Bond published, with colour illustrations by Catherine Rayner.

Four titles longlisted for the UKLA Book Awards

Mini Grey, Andrew Norriss, Beverley Naidoo and Elizabeth Laird all have titles longlisted across all categories for the UKLA BookFull story »

Publication day for Polly Faber, Clara Vulliamy and Jim Eldridge

Polly and Clara’s first collaboration is published today, and Jim has two titles published.