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Egmont triumphs in six-way auction for debut series

HarperCollins division Egmont has acquired three books from debut children’s author Ian Mark in a "heated" six-way auction.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-04 17:03:36 UTC ]
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The biggest-ever children’s book deal is for a fantasy series about bloodthirsty unicorns.

The murderous unicorns are coming! A 28-year-old lawyer and debut children’s book author from England, Annabel Steadman, has landed what is reportedly the largest children’s book deal ever—a healthy seven figures—for a fantasy adventure series, Skandar and the Unicorn Thief. The series is set in... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-09-16 16:36:23 UTC ]
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Story of ‘bloodthirsty unicorns’ brings debut author record publishing deal

Annabel Steadman’s fantasy series Skandar and the Unicorn Thief has won a seven-figure book contract, with film rights also sold to Sony PicturesA 28-year-old first-time author from Canterbury has landed what is believed to be the world’s largest ever book advance for a debut children’s writer,... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-09-16 13:34:54 UTC ]
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Sam Thompson goes to Little Island for children's debut

Little Island Books will publish the debut children’s book of Booker-longlisted novelist Sam Thompson in 2021. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-24 12:43:48 UTC ]
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Norton lands children's book from J Kenji López-Alt

Norton Young Readers, the children's imprint of W W Norton, will publish Every Night Is Pizza Night, a debut children's book from J Kenji López-Alt. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-13 17:21:41 UTC ]
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Sinead Burke's debut children's book takes shape with Hachette Children's Group

Wren & Rook, an imprint of Hachette Children's Group will publish Sinead Burke's "empowering" non-fiction children's book Break the Mould: How To Take Your Place In The World. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-28 21:49:23 UTC ]
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Bloomsbury acquires Lev Grossman's debut children's book

Bloomsbury Children's Books has acquired fantasy author Lev Grossman's first children's book,The Silver Arrow. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-22 07:26:16 UTC ]
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Mackesy’s illustrated début is indies’ lead Christmas hit

Debut children's book The Boy, The Mole, The Fox and The Horse is proving a hit with independents in the run up to Christmas, with some bookshops reporting frustrations at not being able to replenish stocks of the title fast enough amid buoyant trading this festive season. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-09 19:47:28 UTC ]
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OUP lands BBC Sports reporter’s debut children’s novel in two-book deal

Oxford University Press has snapped up the stand-alone debut children’s novel from BBC Sports reporter Joe Wilson. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-24 19:41:15 UTC ]
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Bolinda snaps up Sophie Dahl children's book

Bolinda has acquired exclusive audio rights to Sophie Dahl’s debut children’s book, Madame Badobedah.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-03 01:37:26 UTC ]
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Why are we squeezing creative writing out of schools?

Publicist and debut children's author Liz Hyder calls on publishers to be more vocal about the negative impacts of creative writing being sidelined by the current education system. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-08 17:32:31 UTC ]
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Writing the Past: An Indie Success Story

An indie author looks to his ancestral history to write his debut children’s book. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-08-23 04:00:00 UTC ]
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OUP snaps up QI producer's debut children's series

Oxford University Press has snapped up rights to QI assistant producer Anne Miller's debut children's series, with illustrations by Becka Moor.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-22 05:01:02 UTC ]
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Shrine Bell snaps up Dyu's children's debut

Vertebrate children’s imprint Shrine Bell has snapped up Lily Dyu’s debut children's book. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-15 13:02:33 UTC ]
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HCG signs Ben Brooks’ debut fiction

Hachette Children’s Group (HCG) has acquired The Impossible Boy, the debut children’s fiction title from Ben Brooks, who wrote Stories For Boys Who Dare To Be Different for Quercus. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-28 04:12:17 UTC ]
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HCG and New Writing North team up for children’s prize

Hachette Children’s Group (HCG) is partnering with New Writing North (NWN) on a new prize for debut children’s writers who live and work in the North of England. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PRH sells Sam Copeland's debut in 17 languages

Penguin Random House Children’s has sold Charlie Changes Into a Chicken, the debut children’s book by literary agent Sam Copeland, in 17 languages. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-08-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hachette creates new award for northern children's writers

Hachette Children’s Group and New Writing North are creating a new award for debut children’s writers from the North of England. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-07-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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OUP scoops Ramirez's children fiction debut

Oxford University Press Children’s will publish a debut children's fiction series from BBC historian Dr Janina Ramirez. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-10-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Mitch Johnson on writing his debut children's book

Author and bookseller Mitch Johnson talks about writing his debut children's, Kick. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-08-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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