From a girl’s exploration of her Taiwanese heritage following her mother’s suicide to the story of two young carers whose mother is terminally ill, the 2019 longlist for the Carnegie medal rides a wave
EU’s controversial Copyright Reform is only couple of months from becoming official EU law after the European Parliament and the Council agreed on the final text last night. Opponents of the finalized
Beloved by young readers, speculative fiction often gets a very different reception from grown-ups, some of whom lament that such books lack the depth of literary fiction, especially if — horrors! — they
“Women’s writing swaggers into the limelight again,” said the judging panel chair, Louise Swinn, in announcing the 12 longlisted books for this year’s Stella prize. This year’s longlist includes Bri Lee’s
Here are the 25 Book Illustration Competition finalists in the running to illustrate the Folio Society’s new edition of Diana Wynne Jones’s classic novel about a young woman’s adventures with a wizard.
Children’s books have had a record-breaking few years. The sector was worth £381.9m in 2017, according to Nielsen BookScan, and 2018 may well top that. One in every three physical books sold is now a book.
A “new” Maurice Sendak treasure, James Baldwin’s only children’s book, a celebration of history’s heroic women illustrated by Maira Kalman, a stunning serenade to the wilderness, and more. Once a year,
Fans of Aquaman, Batman, Wonder Woman and the rest of DC’s pantheon of superheroes just got a post-holiday present. Select DC and Vertigo (mature readers) titles are now available on three of Amazon’s
“If you do a lot of travelling and moving about, it’s easy to go on doing just that,” the artist and picturebook-maker John Burningham once remarked. Burningham, who has died aged 82, was referring to
Like etiquette guides for society’s youngest members, children’s books have always had an educational aim. Reckless kids learn caution, selfish kids learn to share, the child who rages at her mother gets
When it comes to talking about his newest editors, beloved children’s author Morris Gleitzman doesn’t have a bad word to say – perhaps because all of the “bad words” he originally put forward have been