It’s the first publication day of 2017 and we’ve got some lovely titles being published.
Richard Kurti and Andrew Norriss have both been shortlisted for The Reads 2017.
Clara Vulliamy is illustrating and editing four of Gwynedd Rae’s Mary Plain titles, to be published by Egmont.
We’re delighted to announce Beverley Naidoo, Elizabeth Laird and Malorie Blackman have been nominated for the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award.
Jane Ray has been nominated for the 2018 Hans Christian Andersen Award by IBBY.
A new portrait of Michael Bond is currently on display in Waterstones Gower Street’s gallery space.
The adaptation of Helen Stephen’s much-loved book opens today in Wimbledon.
HarperCollins Children’s Books will next year publish a further new Paddington Bear story by Michael Bond.
Malorie Blackman, Jane Ray, Kevin Crossley-Holland and Joyce Dunbar all have nominated titles.
JESSICA’S GHOST by Andrew Norriss won Best Teen Book at the Stockport Book Awards last night.
Principal photography has begun on the second Paddington film, produced by Studio Canal and Heyday Films.
It’s another bumper publication day with new titles from Sarah Warburton and Katherine McEwen, and a few reissues!
With three books out and a fourth on the way, Polly and Clara are doing a number of events in
Elizabeth Laird, author of The Fastest Boy in the World has written a novel about the Syrian refugee crisis.
Author Fiona Dunbar has launched an online auction with the aim of raising funds for the refugee crisis.