HarperCollins Children’s Books pre-empts Gibbons debut in major three-book deal

HarperCollins Children's Books has snapped up world rights in a "lightning-strike pre-empt" to A Clock of Stars by children's author Francesca Gibbons in a major three-book deal. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-17 07:34:18 UTC ]
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S&S Children's wins debut fantasy series in 'momentous' seven-figure deal

Simon & Schuster Children's UK and US have won a hotly contested multi-publisher auction for debut author A F Steadman's fantasy adventure series, Skandar and the Unicorn Thief, in a seven-figure (sterling) co-publication deal. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-14 04:30:23 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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Corvus strikes two-book deal with debut author Katy Cox

Atlantic's Corvus imprint has acquired two novels from debut author Katy Cox, including M is for Mummy, a "warm and witty" story about parenting an autistic child.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-11 05:57:45 UTC ]
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Orion pre-empts Ashby debut novel exploring mental health

Rachel Neely, commissioning editor at Trapeze, has made her first acquisition for the company with debut novel Wet Paint by Chloë Ashby.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-21 15:42:11 UTC ]
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Two Roads pre-empts debut novel from Mary Karras

Hachette imprint Two Roads has pre-empted a debut novel from Mary Karras, in a two-book deal.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-11 01:23:48 UTC ]
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Macmillan Children's pre-empts Norse Gods adventure series

Macmillan's Children's Books has pre-empted a middle-grade trilogy by debut author Cat Weldon, set in the world of the Norse gods.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-08 07:23:35 UTC ]
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Welbeck signs three-book deal with debut author Ben Creed

Welbeck Publishing Group has signed a three-book deal with debut historical writer Ben Creed.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-17 20:25:57 UTC ]
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Picador pre-empts book on 'next big climate crisis'

Picador has pre-empted an investigation into water stress, billed as "the next big climate crisis", by environmental journalist Tim Smedley. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-28 18:18:39 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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Debut psychological YA thriller pre-empted in Germany and Russia

Naomi Gibson’s debut YA novel has been pre-empted in Germany and Russia, two weeks after being sent out by Chicken House.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-17 04:24:57 UTC ]
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Harvill Secker signs Ailsa McFarlane's debut novel in 'swift' pre-empt

Harvill Secker has "swiftly pre-empted" debut novel Highway Blue from Ailsa McFarlane, a 23-year-old writer who had never shown her work before sending it to agents. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-08 18:43:41 UTC ]
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Stewart Foster strikes new two-book deal with S&S Children's

Simon & Schuster Children’s UK has acquired two middle-grade titles from Stewart Foster, the award-winning author of The Bubble Boy.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-05 14:43:09 UTC ]
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HarperCollins Children's Books takes two more from Gregory

HarperCollins Children’s Books has landed two young fiction titles from Philippa Gregory, build on the fairytale world of The Princess Rules. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-03 09:19:23 UTC ]
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Short Books snaps up mental health title in 24 hour pre-empt

Short Books will publish A Manifesto for Belonging: How to Find your Place in a Fractured World by child and adolescent psychiatrist Dr Holan Liang.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-03 07:57:40 UTC ]
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Mirror Books pre-empts memoir of first NHS baby

Mirror Books is set to publish a memoir by Aneira Thomas, the first baby born on the NHS. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-24 20:50:00 UTC ]
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Sphere pre-empts second book from Twitter comedian James Felton

Sphere will publish Sunburn: The Unofficial History of Britain’s Biggest Selling Newspaper in 99 Headlines by Twitter comedian James Felton.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-13 19:55:30 UTC ]
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Hodder pre-empts book based on Helena Merriman's Tunnel 29 podcast

Hodder & Stoughton has acquired a book based on Tunnel 29, a podcast about a student who escaped Communist East Germany only to tunnel back in under the Berlin Wall to help other refugees. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-14 00:30:17 UTC ]
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Windmill's Cray pre-empts 'searing' Lee début in six-figure deal

Windmill’s new publishing director Charlotte Cray has pre-empted a “searing” début novel by Elizabeth Lee Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-12 04:39:53 UTC ]
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Wildfire pre-empts debut ‘feminist epic’

Wildfire has pre-empted a "feminist epic", Ariadne by Jennifer Saint, retelling the Greek myth of Theseus and the Minotaur, from the perspective of Ariadne and her sister Phaedra. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-27 05:23:20 UTC ]
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Serpent's Tail signs two-book deal with debut author Alice Ash

Serpent’s Tail has acquired an "irresistibly surreal" debut short story collection by Alice Ash. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-26 21:39:09 UTC ]
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