Richard Curtis signs deal to adapt children's book series into 'Love Actually for kids'

Film director Richard Curtis has signed a deal with Locksmith Animation to create an animated feature based on his festive children's books, in a project described as "Love Actually for kids".  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-06 05:51:00 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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There’s now an e-reader just for kids, and it misses what children love about books

Kids don’t feel burdened by carrying physical books; they feel girded with the tools of their own entertainment. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-11-01 11:00:00 UTC ]
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Stripes signs new fiction series in three-book deal

Stripes Publishing, an imprint of the Little Tiger Group, has acquired a young fiction series written by Sylvia Bishop, with two-colour illustrations by Ashley King. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-24 22:00:58 UTC ]
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S&S UK Children's signs three-book deal with animator Steve Small

Simon & Schuster Children’s UK has signed a series of picture books written and illustrated by animator Steve Small. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-24 23:19:42 UTC ]
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Miller signs three-book deal with S&S Children's

Ben Miller has signed a new three-book deal with Simon & Schuster Children's, and is poised to become “a major force in children’s publishing”, the firm says. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-10 09:27:19 UTC ]
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HarperCollins Childrens signs multi-book deal with Michael Morpurgo

HarperCollins Children's executive publisher Ann-Janine Murtagh has acquired world rights to four books - two novels, a novella and an illustrated gift title - by Michael Morpurgo. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Catherine O’Flynn signs first children’s book deal

Catherine O’Flynn, whose novel What Was Lost won the first novel prize at the Costa Book Awards in 2008, has written a children’s book about two girls who want to be detectives. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-08-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Canelo signs three-book deal for new police series

Digital publisher Canelo has signed a three-book deal for a new police procedural series by Rachel Lynch. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-12-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Paralympian Adepitan signs children's book deal with Bonnier

Bonnier Publishing imprint Studio Press has acquired three illustrated children’s fiction titles from TV presenter and Paralympian, Ade Adepitan. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-11-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: Canada’s Kids Can Press to Adapt YouTube ‘Carmilla’ Series into YA Book

Following the cult success on YouTube of the vlog-series ‘Carmilla,’ a book deal has been struck between Toronto’s Kids Can Press and Shaftesbury films. 0″ height=”276″ /> Poster artwork for the coming film treatment of ‘Carmilla’[/caption] n a statement from the Los Angeles presentation of... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-06-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Anna James signs three book deal with HarperCollins Children’s

HarperCollins Children’s Books has acquired the debut novel from literary journalist and scout Anna James in a “hotly contested” auction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-10-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sally Faulkner signs book deal after doomed bid to kidnap own children

Hachette Australia says memoir will be ‘testament to a mother’s love’ after disastrous snatch attempt in Lebanon organised with help of Channel NineBrisbane woman Sally Faulkner, who has been charged with kidnapping her own children in Beirut, has signed an international book deal for a tell-all... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2016-07-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kickstarter Loves This Children's Book That Gets Kids Excited About Coding

Linda Liukas's project, Hello Ruby, smashed its Kickstarter funding goal in under four hours.We know that the goal of teaching future generations to code will make big strides within the next year. There are already some pretty ambitious ideas out there, like video games and adorable yet highly... Continue reading at Fast Company

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Frank Lampard signs kids' book deal

England footballer Frank Lampard is to write a series of children's books, says publisher Little, Brown. Continue reading at BBC News

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Neil Gaiman signs a 5-book deal for the kids

Award-winning writer Neil Gaiman has signed a new 5-book deal with HarperCollins, it was announced Wednesday. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Walker Books signs two-book deal with creative duo Andy Jones and Olaf Falafel

Walker Books will publish Unleash Your Creative Monster: A Children’s Guide to Writing by Andy Jones and Olaf Falafel, the first title in a two-book deal. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-10 19:22:38 UTC ]
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Avon Books re-signs Sue Moorcroft in three-book deal

HarperCollins division Avon Books has re-signed author Sue Moorcroft in a three-book deal.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-26 17:41:45 UTC ]
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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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