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BBC Books to publish THE ESSENTIAL TERRANCE DICKS COLLECTION

Terrance Dicks was at the heart(s) of Doctor Who for over 50 years – from joining production of The InvasionFull story »

Malorie Blackman receives special achievement award for NOUGHTS & CROSSES

Malorie Blackman has received a special achievement award to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the first novel in her ground-breakingFull story »

WHAT THE LADYBIRD HEARD World Book Day 2021 title

Written by Julia Donaldson and illustrated by Lydia Monks, The What the Ladybird Heard Story Play is one of 2021’s specialFull story »

Love After Love wins the Costa First Novel Award 2020

The winners of the Costa Book Awards have been announced this week, and we are very pleased to congratulate authorFull story »

NOUGHTS & CROSSES journey concludes with ENDGAME in 2021

Malorie Blackman’s iconic Noughts & Crosses YA series will conclude with a sixth and final novel, Endgame. Penguin Random House Children’s UKFull story »

Rave reviews for NOUGHTS + CROSSES on BBC One

BBC and Mammoth Screen’s long-awaited adaptation of Malorie Blackman’s seminal work NOUGHTS & CROSSES, is now available in full on iPlayer,Full story »

The True History of the Kelly Gang

In cinemas now is the film adaptation of Peter Carey’s Booker Prize winning novel. The story of Australian bushranger NedFull story »

CROSSFIRE makes Costa 2019 shortlist

Malorie Blackman’s Crossfire, fifth title in her Noughts & Cross sequence, has been shortlisted for this year’s Costa Book Awards. Crossfire wasFull story »

Raymond Briggs’ TIME FOR LIGHTS OUT publication day

Time For Lights Out, Raymond Briggs’ exploration and contemplation of old age and death, is published by Jonathan Cape today.Full story »

Stormzy’s PRH imprint #Merky Books to publish Malorie Blackman’s autobiography

Stormzy’s PRH imprint #Merky Books will publish Malorie Blackman’s as-yet untitled autobiography in 2022.  “This book is an account ofFull story »

Maramedia picks up rights to Michael Bond’s OLGA DA POLGA

Scottish children’s entertainment production company Maramedia has acquired the rights to develop a new children’s series based on Michael Bond’s OlgaFull story »

Terrance Dicks 14th April 1935 – 29th August 2019

The Agency is sad to announce that Terrance Dicks died last Thursday after a short illness, aged 84. Originally representedFull story »

CROSSFIRE – the reviews are in!

Malorie Blackman’s Crossfire published earlier this month on 8th August 2019. Since then, the reviews have come flooding in! AFull story »

Candy Gourlay’s BONE TALK shortlisted for the Carnegie

We are proud to announce that Bone Talk, written by Candy Gourlay and published by David Fickling Books, has been shortlisted for theFull story »

Cassie Powney wins Bath Children’s Novel Award with LOOPS

We’re delighted to welcome Cassie Powney to The Agency fresh from her recent success at the 2018 Bath Children’s Novel AwardFull story »