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Walker signs comedy horror MG debut by Jordan Kopy

Walker Books has signed comedy horror middle grade series Theodora Hendrix and the Monstrous League of Monsters by debut author Jordan Kopy.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-17 21:39:40 UTC ]
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Going like Clockwork for Firefly and Fisher at FBF

Firefly Press has sold Catherine Fisher’s award-winning Middle Grade novel The Clockwork Crow, and sequel The Velvet Fox, to Walker Books US after a three-way auction.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-17 17:58:14 UTC ]
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Walker pre-empts Joseph Coelho’s first middle-grade fiction series

Walker Books will publish award-winning poet Joseph Coelho’s first middle-grade fiction series.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-15 18:51:42 UTC ]
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Walker unveils plans for Maisy Mouse 30th anniversary

Walker Books has revealed its plans to mark the 30th anniversary of Maisy Mouse.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-15 09:29:48 UTC ]
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Walker snaps up Malamander sequel in six-figure deal

Walker Books has triumphed in an eight-way auction to publish the follow up to Malamander by Thomas Taylor in a six-figure deal.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-12 07:54:33 UTC ]
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Sony Pictures secures film rights to Taylor’s Malamander

Sony Pictures has secured the film rights for Thomas Taylor’s middle-grade novel Malamander for a “substantial” pre-empt, Walker Books has confirmed. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-15 15:19:58 UTC ]
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Walker Books acquires Jennifer Bell MG in six-figure deal

Walker Books has acquired two novels by middle-grade author Jennifer Bell in a six-figure, pre-emptive deal.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-30 16:26:58 UTC ]
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Walker and Collins Learning triumph at British Book Award for Export

Walker Books and Collins Learning have won the relaunched British Book Award for Export, announced at the London Book Fair in association with Times Publishing and Pansing Distribution. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ten-strong shortlist revealed for the YA Book Prize 2019

Macmillan Children’s Books, Scholastic and Walker Books have two titles apiece on the shortlist for the YA Book Prize 2019, which includes books by the award’s inaugural winner Louise O’Neill, as well as Juno Dawson, Laura Dockrill and début author Muhammad Khan. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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TV presenter Helen Skelton signs with Walker

Walker Books will this September publish a non-fiction book by TV presenter Helen Skelton. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Andersen Press changes sales representation

Andersen Press has signed a sales representation agreement with Walker Books and will bring its current deal with Penguin Random House to an end next year. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-11-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Walker buys magical middle-grade set in Siberia

Walker Books has acquired Nevertell, a middle-grade novel set in the wilderness of Siberia, by debut author Katharine Orton. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Irish TV star Ryan Tubridy pens Christmas jumper story

Walker Books will next month publish a Christmas story by Irish TV presenter Ryan Tubridy, with illustrations by Chris Judge. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-09-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Julia Posen steps down from Walker Books

Julia Posen, executive vice president and commercial director at the Walker Books Group, is stepping down after eight years with the company to pursue new opportunities. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-08-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Walker to publish 'empowering' essay collection for teens with gal-dem

Walker Books has acquired a collection of essays about growing up from women of colour magazine and collective gal-dem. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-08-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Walker supports illustrator 'ripped off' by Paddington filmmakers

Walker Books has pledged its support for an illustrator who has accused the company behind the latest "Paddington" film of ripping off her work. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-06-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pellinor creator Croggon conjures Middle Grade Magic

Alison Croggon, author of the Pellinor series of books, is to make her first foray into Middle Grade with a new fantasy adventure for Walker Books. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-03-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Walker snaps up CBeebies' Elliott for six figures

Walker Books and Walker Books US have jointly acquired a middle-grade fantasy trilogy from CBeebies actor Joseph Elliott. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-03-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Walker snaps up Ness' Moby Dick re-imagining

Walker Books is to publish a new novel from Patrick Ness in September 2018, entitled And The Ocean Was Our Sky. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-03-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Nosy Crow deal for 'vanishingly rare' novel

Nosy Crow has bought world rights to two middle grade novels by YA author Carlie Sorosiak and has already sold US rights to Walker Books US. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-03-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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