Studio Press to republish seminal children’s book to mark 25th anniversary

Studio Press has acquired World all language rights to Verna Wilkins’ Dave and the Tooth Fairy, 25 years after it was first published. The magical tale, featuring a black cast of characters including tooth fairy Afiya, will be redrawn and updated for its 25th anniversary year.   First published in 1993, Dave and the Tooth […]

New YA edition for international bestseller The Tattooist of Auschwitz

Hot Key Books is set to publish a YA edition of sister imprint Zaffre’s runaway international bestseller, The Tattooist of Auschwitz, featuring a newly-designed jacket and foreword from author Heather Morris. [The Tattooist of Auschwitz] is a moving and powerful book where humanity does triumph over extreme adversity told in an exceptionally universal voice that […]

Autumn Publishing partners with the RSPCA to publish a series of “beautifully illustrated” children’s titles with an important message

Igloo Books is partnering with the RSPCA to publish a series of children’s books, illustrated by Sebastien Braun, with an important message about animal cruelty. Braun’s illustrations have featured in books by Julia Donadlson and Allan Ahlberg. The series will publish under the Autumn imprint and will be based on the RSPCA’s sub-brand ‘Buttercup Farm […]

Piccadilly Press acquires anarchically funny three book young fiction series

Piccadilly Press, part of Bonnier Books UK, has acquired an enchanting three book series for 7-9 year olds, from debut author Simon Mockler and illustrated by Cherie Zamazing. Georgia Murray, Commissioning Editor at Bonnier Zaffre, acquired world and translation rights including ebook and audio from Chloe Seager at Northbank Talent Management.   Murray said: “Simon’s […]

Templar Publishing acquires Donald Trump picture book

Templar Publishing has acquired UK, Irish and Australian rights for Dear Donald Trump, a picture book written by Sophie Siers and illustrated by Anne Villeneuve. Katie Haworth, Editorial Director at Templar Publishing, acquired the rights directly from Sophie Siers at Milwood Press. The hardback will be published on 1st November 2018 with the paperback following […]

Latest Richard and Judy Book Club line-up features The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris

Heather Morris’ The Tattooist of Auschwitz features in the latest WHSmith Richard and Judy Book Club line-up launched today (4th October). The historical novel, published by Zaffre, is based on the true story of Lale and Gita Sokolov, two Slovakian Jews who survived Auschwitz. When Lale, given the job of tattooing the prisoners, saw Gita […]