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Jane Ray Exhibition at Watermark Gallery

Guided by Birds and Stars is an exhibition of work by Jane Ray which is currently on at contemporary artFull story »

Malorie Blackman supports LoveMyRead, new subscription service

Malorie will be working with Frank Cottrell-Boyce to select books for children for LoveMyRead, a new book subscription service whichFull story »

Dr Dog explains COVID-19

Lydia Monks has teamed up with Professor James Logan (in partnership with the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine)Full story »

Home activities and readings from our authors and illustrators

Thank you to our clients in the children’s book department who have been creating some wonderful free resources for anyoneFull 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 »

Happy Christmas!

A very happy Christmas from everyone at The Agency! We have Mini Grey to thank for our card this year: this illustrationFull 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 »

Nominations for CILIP Carnegie & Greenaway 2020 awards announced

Malorie Blackman’s Crossfire, Alan Durant’s Clownfish, Karen McCombie’s Little Bird Flies and Louisa Reid’s Gloves Off have all been nominated for the CILIP Carnegie Medal 2020! Hummingbird illustrated byFull 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 »