Macmillan Children’s Books has acquired a new picture book from illustrator Axel Scheffler and author Franz Wittkamp, a collection of quirky rhymes about cats for pre-schoolers and their families.
Oneworld children's imprint Rock the Boat has landed a “thrilling and heart-wrenching” new middle-grade novel from 2020 Carnegie award-winner Anthony McGowan in a five-figure pre-empt deal.
HarperCollins has reported “record profits”, with global revenues growing 19% in the financial year ending 30th June 2021, according to figures from parent firm News Corp.
An independent bookshop spotlighting women’s writing is opening in Edinburgh today (6th August), inspired by a successful book club.
Vintage has acquired an essay anthology examining the craft of writing through the lens of race and culture, edited by novelists Deepa Anappara and Taymour Soomro.