Walker signs new MG comic fantasy adventure by Amy Sparkes

Publisher Walker Books has snapped up The House at the Edge of Magic, a middle-grade comic fantasy adventure by picture book author Amy Sparkes in a two-book deal.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-18 00:50:05 UTC ]
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Walker signs comedy horror MG debut by Jordan Kopy

Walker Books has signed comedy horror middle grade series Theodora Hendrix and the Monstrous League of Monsters by debut author Jordan Kopy.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-17 21:39:40 UTC ]
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Firefly snaps up MG fantasy adventure debut

Firefly Press has snapped up a middle-grade fantasy novel by debut author Loris Owen. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-29 18:25:11 UTC ]
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Walker acquires MG fantasy series

Walker Books has bought world rights to a middle-grade fantasy trilogy from Irish author Celine Kiernan. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-11-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Walker signs Angie Thomas journal

Walker Books will publish Angie Thomas' Find Your Voice: A Guided Journal for Writing Your Truth later this year.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-12 07:33:11 UTC ]
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Gaiman, Sparkes and Rowson sign letter against Hampshire library closures

Scores of authors including Neil Gaiman, Ali Sparkes, Pauline Rowson and Philip Hoare have signed an open letter to Hampshire County Council calling for it to ditch its "shameful" proposal to close 10 libraries. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-10 13:57:46 UTC ]
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Walker signs GBBO winner's children's cookbook

​Walker Books will publish "The Great British Bake Off" winner David Atherton's children's cookbook.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-10 06:59:42 UTC ]
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Walker signs Sir Chris Hoy to inspire young readers

Sir Chris Hoy is publishing a new non-fiction book for children with Walker Books called Be Amazing! to show young readers nothing is impossible. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-30 05:49:35 UTC ]
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John Murray signs Gallen's 'darkly comic' debut

​John Murray will publish Michelle Gallen's "darkly comic" debut novel set on the Irish border.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-20 14:25:46 UTC ]
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Gollancz signs Martell's 'unmissable' debut fantasy series

Gollancz has signed up debut author Nick Martell’s "unmissable" fantasy series, The Mercenary King. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-14 01:47:30 UTC ]
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Scottish indie BHP Comics signs with Curtis Brown for film and TV rights

BHP Comics has signed with Curtis Brown for the agency to represent the indie publisher's film and TV rights.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-13 01:17:45 UTC ]
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In a new fantasy series, thrilling adventure takes cues from ‘Project Runway’

Elizabeth Lim’s “Spin the Dawn” follows a girl who disguises herself as a boy in the hopes of becoming the imperial tailor. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-07-30 16:00:58 UTC ]
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Megan Rapinoe Signs with Penguin for Adult, MG Books

Hot off her starring role in the Women's World Cup, Megan Rapinoe has inked a two-book deal with Penguin to write adult and middle grade books on social justice. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-07-25 04:00:00 UTC ]
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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

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-30 16:26:58 UTC ]
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Hachette Children’s signs MG series by debut author L D Lapinski

Hachette Children’s Group (HCG) has acquired a magical middle-grade fantasy series by debut author L D Lapinski. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-19 18:47:30 UTC ]
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Comedian Baines signs with Knights Of for space adventure

Knights Of has acquired Harriet!, a book about a girl who finds out her hearing aid can help her understand aliens from across the universe, by comedian Samantha Baines. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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A Samurai Rabbit Comic Book Adventure Finds a New Home

The long-running saga of the rabbit, Usagi Yojimbo, by Stan Sakai, is moving to IDW Publishing, which will begin a new, full-color series in June. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2019-02-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Maggie O’Farrell signs with Walker for first children’s book

The Walker Books Group has acquired Maggie O’Farrell’s first children’s book deal in a global rights deal. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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TV presenter Helen Skelton signs with Walker

Walker Books will this September publish a non-fiction book by TV presenter Helen Skelton. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Cranachan signs YA fantasy epic from Caroline Logan

Cranachan Publishing has signed debut Scottish YA author Caroline Logan to its new YA fiction imprint, Gob Stopper. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-11-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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