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Hachette Children's acquires four from Carmelite Picture Book Prize-winner

Hachette Children’s Group has acquired two non-fiction picture books and two picture books by debut author and illustrator Ellan Rankin, winner of the 2020 Carmelite Picture Book Prize.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-23 20:16:52 UTC ]
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Sir Lenny Henry signs with Macmillan Children’s Books

Macmillan Children’s Books (MCB) has won a seven-publisher auction to publish middle-grade and picture books by Sir Lenny Henry.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-31 06:26:43 UTC ]
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S&S to publish Richard Jones picture books

Simon & Schuster Children's has acquired two picture books from author and illustrator Richard Jones.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-14 00:40:26 UTC ]
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'Strictly' star Oti Mabuse waltzes into two-book deal with Walker

Walker Books has signed a deal for two picture books from "Strictly Come Dancing" professional Oti Mabuse. The first title, Dance with Oti, will be published in summer 2021. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-06 03:03:05 UTC ]
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Layfield makes first acquisition in Manchester-based role

Emma Layfield, Hachette Children's Group picture book development director (North), has acquired three picture books from spoken-word poet Tony Walsh as her first acquisition in her new role in Hachette's Manchester office.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-05 02:22:05 UTC ]
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Emily Gravett | 'There’s a place in picture books for all kinds of things'

Author-illustrator Emily Gravett caps off a busy 12 months with her new picture book Too Much Stuff, a tale about how less can often be more Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-01 10:27:38 UTC ]
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S&S signs three-book deal with debut illustrator Adam Beer

Simon & Schuster Children’s UK has signed three picture books from illustrator Adam Beer in a "significant" deal, incuding two titles which will be published in partnership with author Anna Kemp. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-12 08:37:53 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2020: Showcasing New Picture Books

PW spoke with the panelists from BookExpo Online's New Picture Book Showcase about their featured stories, delving into their inspiration and hopes for each title. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-27 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Nosy Crow gets David Melling hat-trick

Nosy Crow has acquired three new picture books by Hugless Douglas author David Melling. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-27 13:28:14 UTC ]
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Blackburn to lead HCG's picture books and trade non-fiction publishing

Emma Blackburn is leaving Bloomsbury Children's Books after eight years to join Hachette Children’s Group in the role of picture book and non-fiction publisher.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-24 10:24:27 UTC ]
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Look for the Helpers: 11 Picture Book Biographies of Social Justice Leaders

Gather the kids and get to know some trailblazers in civil rights, education, disability, and more through these picture books about social justice leaders. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2020-04-09 10:41:32 UTC ]
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S&S to publish 'powerful, beautiful and personal' book from Tom Percival

Simon & Schuster Children's UK has acquired two picture books from author and illustrator Tom Percival.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-25 16:26:40 UTC ]
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Macmillan Children's Books takes two from Haddow and Adeola

Macmillan Children’s Books has signed two picture books from author Swapna Haddow and illustrator Dapo Adeola. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-14 02:40:17 UTC ]
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Walker does nine-book deal with Smriti Halls

Walker Books has bought world rights to nine picture books by author Smriti Halls, in a deal with Jodie Hodges at United Agents. The first book, Welcome to Your World, described as “a stunning celebration of new life and our precious natural world”, will be published simultaneously in March... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-09 21:28:42 UTC ]
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You Should Be Getting Your Biographies in Children’s Picture Book Form

November is Picture Book Month, so these illustrated little gems are deservedly in the spotlight. In a recent blog post for Books Are Magic, novelist and bookstore owner Emma Straub curated a list of picture books. Among Straub’s picks for the best picture books of 2019 is a wonderful biography... Continue reading at 'Electric Literature'

[ Electric Literature | 2019-11-25 12:00:00 UTC ]
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S&S UK snaps up four picture books from debut writer Lu Fraser

Simon & Schuster Children’s UK has signed a deal for four picture book texts from debut writer Lu Fraser. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-20 06:15:25 UTC ]
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Sophy Henn moves to S&S Children's in six-book deal

Sophy Henn has moved to Simon & Schuster Children’s UK from HarperCollins in a six-book deal spanning both picture books and fiction. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-12 04:18:54 UTC ]
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Smith leaves Scholastic to join Macmillan Children's Books

Scholastic’s publisher for fiction and picture books, Sam Smith, is leaving the firm to join Macmillan Children’s Books (MCB). Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-06 05:13:44 UTC ]
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Polly Whybrow joins S&S Children's UK

Polly Whybrow is moving to Simon & Schuster Children’s UK from Bloomsbury to take up the role of senior commissioning editor for picture books. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-04 14:03:51 UTC ]
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Two-book deal no problem for Andersen Press

Andersen Press has snapped up two picture books to help children tackle their problems and worries from poet Rachel Rooney and artist Zehra Hicks. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-03 21:05:13 UTC ]
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