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Walker lands two from O'Donoghue in six-figure deal

Walker Books has acquired two titles in a six-figure deal from novelist and podcaster Caroline O’Donoghue, including the final instalment in her Gifts series and a brand new title. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-10-12 23:36:41 UTC ]
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Walker scoops Caught's 'positive and uplifting' teen LGBTQ+ guide

Walker Books has landed Queer Up: An Uplifting Guide to LGBTQ+ Love, Life and Mental Health by award-winning podcaster, writer and speaker Alexis Caught. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-08-05 10:09:49 UTC ]
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Walker launches third children's sports writing competition

Walker Books is launching its third Young Sportswriter of the Year competition, in partnership with the Guardian and the Football School series of books. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-06-10 01:41:47 UTC ]
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Childhood is poetry

Yesterday, our son Nadim had the poems he wrote when he was four published by Walker Books. His book, Take Off Your Brave, is vibrantly illustrated by Yasmeen Ismail and introduced by writer, poet, and teacher Kate Clanchy. It is Kate who we must thank for setting the book’s publication in... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-05-07 03:44:48 UTC ]
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Rosen to tell his Covid story in picture book form for Walker

Walker Books is to publish Sticky McStickstick, a new personal memoir picture book from Michael Rosen, illustrated by Tony Ross, exploring Rosen's personal experience of illness and recovery from Covid-19.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-03-12 15:54:55 UTC ]
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Walker Books acquires non-fiction from Rolle and Owusu

Walker Books has acquired a non-fiction title from Rudimental band member Leon “Locksmith” Rolle and author Derek Owusu.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-22 04:26:28 UTC ]
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Walker signs Ayoade's first children's books

Walker Books has confirmed a two-book deal with comedian, film director, screenwriter, television presenter, actor and author Richard Ayoade.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-18 21:05:17 UTC ]
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Walker saw turnover and operating profit rise in record 2019

Walker Books had a record year in 2019, with turnover increasing 7% and operating profit soaring 17%, newly released financial results show. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-22 21:28:03 UTC ]
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Walker to publish guide to becoming 'actively anti-racist' for teens

Walker Books will publish The Black Friend: On Being a Better White Person by Frederick Joseph on 7th January 2021.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-26 07:03:26 UTC ]
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Porter and Shearring win Little Rebels Award

Author Jane Porter and illustrator Maisie Paradise Shearring have won the £2,000 Little Rebels Award for their children's book, The Boy who Loved Everyone (Walker Books).  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-22 11:29:11 UTC ]
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Walker pre-empts 'irresistible' middle-grade series in six-figure deal

Walker Books has acquired Justyn Edwards’ debut middle-grade series in a three-book, six-figure deal. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-08 20:32:38 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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M G Leonard moves to Walker Books for new series

Walker Books has signed M G Leonard's new middle-grade series, launching with Twitch in June 2021.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-14 04:55:35 UTC ]
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Walker and Kids in Museums team up for Where's Wally? Hallowe'en partnership

Walker Books has launched a Where's Wally? title as part of a Halloween event to be run in UK museums, in partnership with charity Kids in Museums.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-08 04:03:16 UTC ]
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Rosen and Blake team up for poems on migration

Michael Rosen and Sir Quentin Blake have teamed up for a collection of poems about migration and displacement, to be published by Walker Books. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-06 11:53:23 UTC ]
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Walker Books lands Ladybird publisher Stowell's Norse Gods series

Walker Books has landed a “brilliantly funny” diary-style Norse Gods series, written and illustrated by Ladybird publisher Louie Stowell. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-29 18:05:48 UTC ]
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How to write about a 4-year-old poet’s book deal without getting sad.

This is definitely a clickbait title because I don’t really know the answer. In contemplating Nadim Shamma-Sourgen’s recently announced book deal with Walker Books (who will publish a collection of his “astonishing” poetry next summer) I have spent the last 15 minutes of my life cycling through... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-07-22 15:38:53 UTC ]
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Hislop to bring out children's version of bestseller The Island

Victoria Hislop will return to The Island (Headline Review, 2006) for a children's edition titled Maria's Island, published by Walker Books. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-02 20:41:08 UTC ]
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Walker Books signs two-book deal with creative duo Andy Jones and Olaf Falafel

Walker Books will publish Unleash Your Creative Monster: A Children’s Guide to Writing by Andy Jones and Olaf Falafel, the first title in a two-book deal. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-10 19:22:38 UTC ]
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Walker partners with Save the Children on free picturebook

Walker Books is releasing picture book Rain Before Rainbows by Smriti Halls and David Litchfield early and for free digitally in partnership with Save the Children’s #SaveWithStories campaign.   Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-31 21:43:34 UTC ]
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