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NOUGHTS + CROSSES to Return to BBC For Second Series

We are delighted that the BBC has announced today that a second series based on Malorie Blackman‘s landmark novels willFull story »

PADDINGTON: THE STORY OF A BEAR Exhibition at the British Library

A new Paddington exhibition will be opening at the British Library this summer. Paddington: The Story of a Bear opensFull story »

WHAT THE LADYBIRD HEARD heads to West End for summer season

The stage adaptation of Julia Donaldson and Lydia Monks’ bestselling picture book What the Ladybird Heard will be Live on Stage in theFull story »

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 »

Macmillan Children’s Books signs up new picture book series, GUARDIAN ANGELS

Macmillan Children’s Books has acquired Guardian Angels, a new picture book series by bestselling author Lucinda Riley and her son,Full story »

Folio Society reveals Spring 2021 collection: NOUGHTS & CROSSES among special editions

This week the Folio Society has unveiled eleven beautifully produced hardback editions which make up its Spring 2021 Collection. MalorieFull 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 »

Guy Parker-Rees’ exhibition at The Book Nook

Guy Parker-Rees, illustrator of bestselling picture book Giraffes Can’t Dance, currently has an exhibition on at independent children’s bookshop The Book NookFull 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 »

Raymond Briggs’ FATHER CHRISTMAS returns digitally

The Lyric Hammersmith has announced a digital return of Raymond Briggs’ Father Christmas, adapted by Pins and Needles, which audiencesFull story »

POTKIN & STUBBS featured on Middle Grade Monthly Live Show

Potkin & Stubbs by Sophie Green has been featured as a Middle Grade Monthly Pick! Sophie did a wonderful interviewFull story »

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 »