Magic Light Pictures options Mr Panda

TV production company Magic Light Pictures has optioned the Mr Panda picture series by Steve Antony. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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O'Farrell's Hamnet optioned by Hera Pictures

TV and film rights for Maggie O’Farrell’s Women’s Prize for Fiction-longlisted Hamnet (Tinder Press) have been optioned by Hera Pictures. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-03 16:28:24 UTC ]
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Lime Pictures option Gould-Bourn debut for TV

James Gould-Bourn’s debut novel Keeping Mum (Trapeze) has been optioned for a TV series by triple Emmy-winners Lime Pictures. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-31 04:13:19 UTC ]
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New Pictures options Sarah Govett’s The Territory

Production company New Pictures has optioned the TV and film rights to Sarah Govett’s YA novel The Territory (Firefly Press). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-11-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Paul McCartney pens picture book about a magical grandfather

Paul McCartney has written a picture book, inspired by his experiences as a grandfather, which will be published by Puffin in the UK and Random House Children’s Books in the US. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-09-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Lime Pictures options 'My Shitty Twenties' for TV

UK production company Lime Pictures has optioned Emily Morris’ memoir My Shitty Twenties (Salt) for TV. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-09-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Excited fans queue for Mantel signing as Mirror & the Light cover lights up Tower of London

Hilary Mantel signed copies of The Mirror & The Light (Fourth Estate) for lucky fans ahead of today’s official publication as the book’s cover was beamed on to the Tower of London. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-05 07:49:45 UTC ]
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Harry Potter's magic: Documentary looks at 20 years since the boy who lived revived magic

In the 20 years since Harry Potter And The Philosopher's Stone – the first novel in JK Rowling's global publishing phenomenon – was released, the bespectacled boy wizard has achieved many, many revolutionary things. Most importantly, he has transformed children's passion for reading – and... Continue reading at Stuff

[ Stuff | 2018-01-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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2015 Kate Greenaway Medal picture book prize longlist - in pictures

Discover the 20 longlisted contenders for the CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal 2015, including former children’s laureate Anthony Browne, Mini Grey, Jim Kay, Catherine Rayner, Shaun Tan and Chris Riddell (with two nominated titles on this year’s longlist)Find out about the 2015 Carnegie medal... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2015-02-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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HCG signs picture book from Dr Ranj celebrating key workers

Dr Ranj Singh, of ITV’s "Dr Ranj: On Call" and CBeebies' "Get Well Soon" series, has signed a three-book deal with Hachette Children's Group—including a picture book celebrating key workers in the coronavirus crisis. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-31 20:36:34 UTC ]
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Dolan's Exciting Times optioned for TV after 'highly competitive' auction

Black Bear Pictures has optioned Naoise Dolan's debut novel Exciting Times for television. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-28 21:51:46 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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Faber scoops social distancing picture book

Faber Children’s is publishing While We Can’t Hug, a picture book that "shows us how to be affectionate while social distancing". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-27 00:49:38 UTC ]
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Juno Dawson's YA trilogy optioned for TV by The Lighthouse

Independent production company The Lighthouse has optioned Juno Dawson's YA trilogy. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-27 00:45:39 UTC ]
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Buster Books acquires Jess French's mindfulness-inspired picture book

Buster Books, the children's imprint of Michael O’Mara Books, will publish CBeebies presenter Dr Jess French's first book. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-21 16:01:48 UTC ]
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Complete Fiction and Netflix option Jonathan Stroud's Lockwood & Co

New production company Complete Fiction will develop Jonathan Stroud's Lockwood & Co series with Netflix. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-20 15:05:10 UTC ]
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The feedback-loop logic of Trump’s magic medicine

On Monday, President Trump casually told reporters that he’s been taking hydroxychloroquine, an antimalarial drug he has repeatedly touted as effective against COVID-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus. The reporters seemed stunned. “I was just waiting to see your eyes light up when I... Continue reading at Columbia Journalism Review

[ Columbia Journalism Review | 2020-05-20 12:10:26 UTC ]
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Bloomsbury acquires pandemic-inspired picture book

Bloomsbury Children’s Books has acquired a pandemic-inspired picture book from author Michelle Robinson, with illustrations by Emily Hamilton. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-17 13:35:10 UTC ]
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Noho options Moggach's 'timely' The Carer

Deborah Moggach’s The Carer (Tinder Press) been optioned by Noho Films & TV.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-07 00:55:29 UTC ]
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15 Magical Books Like Harry Potter for Adults

Did you grow up with the Boy Who Lived? You can re-read the series or you can check out these books like Harry Potter for adults. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-04-29 10:32:45 UTC ]
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