OUP lands BBC Sports reporter’s debut children’s novel in two-book deal

Oxford University Press has snapped up the stand-alone debut children’s novel from BBC Sports reporter Joe Wilson. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-24 19:41:15 UTC ]
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The biggest-ever children’s book deal is for a fantasy series about bloodthirsty unicorns.

The murderous unicorns are coming! A 28-year-old lawyer and debut children’s book author from England, Annabel Steadman, has landed what is reportedly the largest children’s book deal ever—a healthy seven figures—for a fantasy adventure series, Skandar and the Unicorn Thief. The series is set in... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-09-16 16:36:23 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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Norton lands children's book from J Kenji López-Alt

Norton Young Readers, the children's imprint of W W Norton, will publish Every Night Is Pizza Night, a debut children's book from J Kenji López-Alt. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-13 17:21:41 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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Four-year-old lands book deal for his 'astonishing' poetry

Nadim Shamma-Sourgen’s words, evoking a ‘whole world full of hugs’, were spotted by the writer Kate Clanchy and will be published next summerKeats’s first book of poetry was published when he was 21; Mary Shelley was 18 when she started writing Frankenstein. But both of their youthful... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-07-22 11:17:39 UTC ]
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Joe Wicks moves to HarperCollins in adult and children's book deal

Fitness guru Joe Wicks is leaving Bluebird for HarperCollins, signing a multi-book deal for adult lifestyle and children's titles with the publisher. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-03 00:41:19 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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Stanley Johnson lands book deal to republish virus thriller

The Virus, first published in 1982, will be reissued this summer after the PM’s father shrugged off accusations of cashing in on the coronavirus crisisA long out-of-print novel about a deadly virus by Stanley Johnson, the father of UK prime minister Boris Johnson, is to be reissued this summer,... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-05-11 14:45:10 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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Simon & Schuster lands four-book deal with Heidi Swain

Simon and Schuster UK has signed a four-book deal with Sunday Times bestselling author Heidi Swain. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-23 19:25:23 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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Telegraph Sports Book Awards adds children's category and NLT partnership

The Telegraph Sports Book Awards has announced a new prize for children’s titles and made the National Literacy Trust its charity partner for 2020. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-18 15:25:53 UTC ]
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China’s Shanghai International Children’s Book Fair Reports 16,145 Trade Visitors

Organizers of the 2019 China Shanghai International Children's Book Fair say that 1,498 rights trade agreements were made during the fair. The post China’s Shanghai International Children’s Book Fair Reports 16,145 Trade Visitors appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-12-03 08:30:46 UTC ]
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More than 380,000 children in UK do not own a single book, says NLT report

More than 380,000 children in the UK do not have a single book of their own, according to new research from the National Literary Trust (NLT). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-02 09:31:40 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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Avon bags 'glorious' Doyle debut in two-book deal

Avon Books has bagged the "glorious" debut from Liverpool actress and writer Hayley Doyle in a two-book deal. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-26 02:53:15 UTC ]
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Avon signs debut author Hannah Sunderland in two-book deal

HarperCollins has snapped up two women’s fiction books by debut author Hannah Sunderland. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-18 02:55:49 UTC ]
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Arrow snaps up Paula Greenlees Singapore-based debut in two-book deal

Arrow will publish a "breathtaking" debut novel by Paula Greenlees, inspired by the three years she lived in Singapore. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-13 19:37:40 UTC ]
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Sophy Henn moves to S&S Children's in six-book deal

Sophy Henn has moved to Simon & Schuster Children’s UK from HarperCollins in a six-book deal spanning both picture books and fiction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-12 04:18:54 UTC ]
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