Lagom signs ‘important and timely’ anthology from the authors of Slay In Your Lane

Lagom has signed Slay in Your Lane Presents: Loud Black Girls, The Anthology from Yomi Adegoke and Elizabeth Uviebinené. Natalie Jerome, Acquisitions Director and Publisher, Bonnier Books UK signed World language rights from Juliet Pickering at Blake Friedmann. This summer saw the publication of their bestselling, “ground-breaking” work Slay In Your Lane: The Black Girl Bible, hailed as […]

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 […]

Super Thursday: Our picks

This Super Thursday, take a look at what’s publishing across our children’s and adult imprints… Children’s An Encyclopedia of Strategy for Fortniters by Jason R Rich, Studio Press A full-colour, easy-to-read, unofficial reference tool that explains – from “A” to “Z” – everything players need to know in order to consistently win matches and successfully control their […]

Hot Key Books acquires Perfectly Preventable Deaths by Irish Book Award winner Deirdre Sullivan

Hot Key Books, part of Bonnier Zaffre, has acquired a thrilling YA novel entitled Perfectly Preventable Deaths from critically acclaimed author Deirdre Sullivan. Georgia Murray, Commissioning Editor at Bonnier Zaffre, acquired world rights including ebook and audio from Clare Wallace at the Darley Anderson Children’s Book Agency.   Perfectly Preventable Deaths is a lyrical coming-of-age […]

Bonnier Books UK acquires ‘The Beekeeper of Aleppo’ by Christy Lefteri

Kate Parkin, Managing Director of Adult Trade Publishing at Bonnier Books UK has acquired UK and Commonwealth rights in two books by novelist Christy Lefteri from agent Marianne Gunn O’Connor in a hotly contested auction. The Beekeeper of Aleppo, which Parkin describes as ‘a testament to courage, and the power of love’ has also been […]

Synchronicity Films to bring The Tattooist of Auschwitz to the screen

Synchronicity Films, producer of the soon to be broadcast “The Cry”, today announces that it has secured the rights to Heather Morris’ bestselling novel The Tattooist of Auschwitz, and is already in development as a multi-part, high-end international drama series. Such is the huge interest in this title that DRG helped finance the option and is supporting the […]