Scholastic UK acquires 'heart-stopping' Windrush story by Zephaniah

Scholastic UK is to publish Windrush Child by Benjamin Zephaniah as part of its Voices series.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-28 09:03:54 UTC ]
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Scholastic UK acquires book from Mangan siblings

Scholastic UK has acquired Escape the Rooms, the "dazzling" children’s book debut from actor Stephen Mangan, illustrated by his sister Anita Mangan. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-13 03:30:19 UTC ]
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Scholastic acquires stake in UK's Make Believe Ideas

Scholastic US has acquired a minority stake in Make Believe Ideas (MBI), a UK-based publisher for children aged 0-5, for an undisclosed sum.  The companies will showcase a co-branded series – Early Learners ages 0-5 – at the Bologna Book Fair next week and a global English language release is... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Thursday's TV highlights: 'Can’t Stop, Won’t Stop: A Bad Boy Story' and more

SERIES Movie Night With Karlie Kloss The supermodel and her celebrity guests watch flicks, play games and gab in this new series. First up, 2002’s “Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets.” 6:30 p.m. Freeform The Perfect Suspect The debut installment of this true-crime series tells the tale of... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2017-12-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Scholastic to bring Callender's Hurricane Child to UK

Scholastic UK has acquired UK and Commonwealth rights to Kacen Callender's Hurricane Child, with publication slated for June 2021.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-16 07:44:38 UTC ]
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Canongate acquires story collection from John Edgar Wideman

Canongate is to publish a set of stories from US writer John Edgar Wideman, 40 years after the author released his first collection.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-20 14:47:16 UTC ]
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UK: Welbeck Acquires Australian Illustrator Robert Ingpen’s Backlist

en titles from illustrator Robert Ingpen now form the basis of a new UK children's book publishing imprint, Welbeck Children's Classics. The post UK: Welbeck Acquires Australian Illustrator Robert Ingpen’s Backlist appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-01-14 17:48:52 UTC ]
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Boiler House acquires Pester's 'unsettling' short stories

University of East Anglia publisher Boiler House Press is to publish Ben Pester’s debut short story collection Am I in the Right Place?  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-13 04:00:35 UTC ]
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The Stories We Become: On William Cash’s ‘Restoration Heart’

Cash’s memoir is the story of a man whose penchant for letters suggests a desire to hold on to the present. Sealing up the envelope means ending the letter; it means allowing our fantasies and stories to be finished, read, and judged. The post The Stories We Become: On William Cash’s... Continue reading at The Millions

[ The Millions | 2020-11-23 17:00:48 UTC ]
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In ‘The Book of Two Ways,’ Jodi Picoult delivers another powerful story about heart-wrenching moral choices

The book takes a “Sliding Doors” approach, as a woman, on the heels of a near-death experience, contemplates her next move. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-09-22 14:35:11 UTC ]
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Scholastic UK scores with novel from Ian Wright

Scholastic UK has acquired Striking Out, a novel for children based on the life of footballer Ian Wright. The title is written by Wright in partnership with Musa Okwonga. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-15 21:16:33 UTC ]
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Bookouture signs three more 'heart-stopping' thrillers from Weatherley

Bookouture has signed crime writer Anna-Lou Weatherley, author of Kindle success The Stranger’s Wife, for three new psychological thrillers. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-10 19:20:36 UTC ]
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Doubleday acquires story of #BlackLivesMatter co-creator

Doubleday has acquired The Purpose of Power: How to Build Movements for the 21st Century by Alicia Garza, the principal at the Black Futures Lab and the Black to the Future Action Fund, and co-creator of #BlackLivesMatter and the Black Lives Matter Global Network.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-04 09:57:50 UTC ]
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Hodder acquires 'LGBTQ+ reimagining' of Austen story

Hodder & Stoughton has acquired The Heiress by Molly Greeley, an "LGBTQ+ reimagining" of the life of the Pride and Prejudice character Anne de Bourgh. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-31 10:53:36 UTC ]
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Faber acquires Lanchester's 'unsettling' short story collection

Faber is to publish a collection of short stories by John Lanchester this autumn.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-18 08:59:04 UTC ]
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Gaumont UK options the story of wartime Vogue editor

Dressed For War: The Story of Audrey Withers, Vogue Editor Extraordinaire from the Blitz to the Swinging Sixties by Julie Summers has been optioned for TV. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Stuart Lawrence's 'important' children's book to Scholastic UK

Scholastic UK has acquired Silence is Not an Option: You Can Impact the World for Change by Stuart Lawrence, the younger brother of Stephen Lawrence.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-15 10:32:15 UTC ]
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Faber acquires 'heart-wrenching' graphic novel about refugee camp

Faber has acquired When Stars are Scattered, a "heart-wrenching" graphic novel set in a refugee camp, based on the true story of Omar Mohamed. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-28 21:44:16 UTC ]
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The story behind ‘The Great Realisation,’ a post-pandemic bedtime tale that has captured the hearts of millions

A video-poem by Tom Roberts has caught the attention of Hollywood and will likely become a children’s book. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-05-14 11:00:00 UTC ]
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Scholastic UK to publish new series by Amy Timberlake and Jon Klassen

Scholastic UK has acquired three books in the Skunk and Badger series by author Amy Timberlake and illustrator Jon Klassen. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-15 09:03:03 UTC ]
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