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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Gayle's Half the World Away optioned by Genesius Pictures and Tantrum Films

Mike Gayle’s Half A World Away (Hodder & Stoughton, 2019) has been optioned for television by Genesius Pictures and Tantrum Films with actress Michelle Collins attached.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-17 04:01:47 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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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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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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Barrister Sarah Langford's memoir optioned for TV

Barrister Sarah Langford’s memoir will be adapted for TV by Working Title Television. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-01-17 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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Puffin picks up 'heart-warming' debut picture book by McConnell

Puffin has acquired a "heart-warming" debut picture book by writer and journalist Freddy McConnell, illustrated by Rosalind Beardshaw.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-23 19:01:01 UTC ]
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S&S Children's launches Stickley and O'Neill picture book partnership

Simon & Schuster Children’s Books is launching a new picture book partnership between author Frances Stickley and debut illustrator Eamonn O’Neill, signing two books from the pair. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-23 10:52:10 UTC ]
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Puffin to publish Stocker's picture book biography of Glennie

Puffin has acquired Listen, a picture book biography written by Shannon Stocker and illustrated by Devon Holzwarth, which tells the story of deaf percussionist Dame Evelyn Glennie. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-22 12:13:00 UTC ]
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TV option deal for Mian's Planet Omar series

Hachette Children’s Group has signed a TV option deal for Zanib Mian's Planet Omar series with Bafta award-winning producers Lime Pictures, described as "an incredible milestone for Muslim representation in children’s programming".  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-13 19:45:34 UTC ]
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Picture power

Far too many times, I’ve been in a bookshop or a school and heard adults persuade a child away from a picture book and encouraged them to read ‘something more appropriate’. There’s a huge notion in this country that picture books are for younger children and a step into ‘proper reading’. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-13 08:06:26 UTC ]
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Sarah Gilmartin | 'I loved writing and I knew I wanted to continue to do it after college'

Sarah Gilmartin admits "there has been a game-keeper turned poacher headline” in the Irish press in the run-up to the release of her début novel, after putting in eight years as a literary critic for the Irish Times. And she was a very specific sort of gamekeeper, as her brief for the Times was... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-10 12:32:50 UTC ]
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Monumental options Benson's debut

Jendella Benson’s debut novel, Hope and Glory (Trapeze), has been optioned for TV by Monumental Television, with the series to be created in conjunction with ITV Studios.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-08-21 01:37:47 UTC ]
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Revue, Twitter Test Newsletter Subscription Option Directly via Publishers’ Profiles

Twitter acquired newsletter publishing platform Revue in January, allowing it to continue to run as a stand-alone service, and the two companies began testing a way to integrate their respective platforms Thursday. Revue said in a tweet that all of its creators can begin enabling people to... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2021-08-19 22:40:00 UTC ]
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Isla Fisher to publish picture book series with Welbeck Flame

Welbeck Flame has acquired three picture books written by actress and comedian Isla Fisher and illustrated by Paula Bowles. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-08-18 08:23:08 UTC ]
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Eloise Greenfield, author whose picture books uplifted Black children, dies at 92

Her dozens of works helped broaden children’s literature so that young African Americans could see themselves, their history and their hopes in the pages of their picture books. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-08-18 06:43:01 UTC ]
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Sarah Ferguson’s Mills & Boon novel edges on to UK bestsellers chart

Historical romance Her Heart for a Compass has made it to the official UK book chart – but it still lies well clear of Bridgerton’s successIt’s not quite Bridgerton levels of sales, but Sarah Ferguson’s first venture into the romantic fiction market, Her Heart for a Compass, has nonetheless made... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2021-08-17 15:54:59 UTC ]
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The picture book fighting back against Russia’s LGBT+ propaganda law

A story for children about families with same-sex parents has been published in Russia as part of a campaign to have the country’s ‘gay propaganda’ law repealedA month after a Hungarian bookshop chain was fined for selling a children’s story about a day in the life of a child with same-sex... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2021-08-17 14:33:19 UTC ]
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