MCB acquires magical MG by Hilary McKay

Hilary McKay’s next book for Macmillan Children’s Books (MCB) will be a contemporary fiction novel about two single parents who bring their children together in a mysterious, ivy-covered house. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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After career-altering acclaim for her previous novel, Hilary McKay turns from a land of war to one of magic. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Barrington Stoke acquires 'hilarious' tale of a royal family's fall from grace

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HCG lands 'magical' MG titles from Penny Chrimes

Hachette Children’s Group has acquired two "magical" middle-grade titles from author Penny Chrimes.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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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

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Pan Mac acquires magical adventure The Nightjar

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MCB acquires YA debut from Reuter Hapgood

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Leaver and Smith’s Welbeck Acquires Carlton; Books International Acquires Marston

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HarperCollins will acquire the trade division of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt for $349 million.

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