Stunning sci-fi The Last Storyteller finds a home at Piccadilly Press

Piccadilly Press, an imprint of Bonnier Books UK, has acquired two titles from Donna Barba Higuera, including the Newbery Medal and the Pura Belpré Award-winning The Last Cuentista. English language rights for the UK and Commonwealth, excluding Canada, were acquired by Ruth Bennett, senior commissioning editor, from Charlotte Bodman at Rights People on behalf of […]

Saturday night superstar Mulhern brings magic to Piccadilly Press

Piccadilly Press, the award-winning young readers’ imprint of Bonnier Books UK, today announces a major acquisition: MAX MAGIC, a new series from TV superstar Stephen Mulhern.   Ruth Bennett, senior commissioning editor at Piccadilly Press, acquired UK, Commonwealth and audio rights to three fiction titles in the magical new series, alongside one non-fiction title, from […]

Maisie Chan shortlisted for Jhalak Children’s and YA Prize.

Maisie Chan’s heart-warming Danny Chung Does Not Do Maths, illustrated by Anh Cao, has been shortlisted for the Jhalak Children’s and YA Prize. Published by Piccadilly Press, Danny Chung Does Not Do Maths tells the tale of cartoon-crazy Danny, and his relationship with his grandmother. Set in Birmingham, the whip-smart novel balances delicate insights into inter-generational relationships […]

Piccadilly Press snaps up time travelling middle grade comedy from Andy Jones

Piccadilly Press, an imprint of Bonnier Books UK, has acquired a hilarious and unforgettable story of an accidental time traveller by Andy Jones. In her first acquisition for Piccadilly Press, Ruth Bennett, Senior Commissioning Editor, acquired world and audio rights for two books from Mark Stanton at The North Literary Agency. The first title, Bob […]

The Ultimate Guide to Growing Dragons takes flight with Piccadilly Press

Piccadilly Press, an imprint of Bonnier Books UK, has acquired an ‘enchanting’ companion title to Andy Shepherd and Sara Ogilvie’s bestselling The Boy Who Grew Dragons series. Commissioning Editor Georgia Murrary acquired world rights from Jo Williamson at Antony Harwood and Joe Najman at NB Illustration. The Ultimate Guide to Growing Dragons is a beautifully […]

Bonnier Books UK snaps up two new titles from Newbery Medal winner Kelly Barnhill

Piccadilly Press and Hot Key Books, imprints of Bonnier Books UK, have acquired two new titles from celebrated Newbery Medal-winner Kelly Barnhill. Georgia Murray, Commissioning Editor, acquired The Ogress and the Orphans from Kendra Poster at Algonquin Books, and When Women Were Dragons from Peggy Boulos Smith and Alessandra Birch at Writers House, New York. […]

Danny Chung does get longlisted for the Blue Peter Awards

Danny Chung Does Not Do Maths has been longlisted for the influential Blue Peter Book Awards. Maisie Chan’s heart-warming book, illustrated by Anh Cao, is one of ten contenders in the Best Story category. Published by Piccadilly Press, Danny Chung Does Not Do Maths tells the tale of cartoon-crazy Danny, and his relationship with his […]

Konnie Huq to deliver free online lessons for schools on National Teachers’ Day

Bonnier Books UK imprint Piccadilly Press and Konnie Huq have teamed up to celebrate National Teachers’ Day, by delivering the Teacher Tea Break with Cookie! – two free online lessons for schools on Tuesday 5 October. Created as a thank you to teachers, who Huq feels are unsung heroes of lockdown, Konnie is inviting teachers […]