Skulduggery Pleasant is back!

Derek Landy’s original skeleton detective is coming back to life… again! HarperCollins Children’s Books are proud to announce the tenth triumphant book in the phenomenal Skulduggery Pleasant series, publishing in June 2017, following a re-release of books 1-9.

‘I still believe in magic!’ – Q+A with Justin Fisher

Ned Waddlesworth leads an ordinary life, until his 13th birthday reveals that his family and the world around him are anything but ordinary. In Ned’s Circus of Marvels and the follow up The Gold Thief, author Justin Fisher takes us on a fabulous adventure featuring a flying circus, evil clowns and an ancient curse. We asked him to tell us more about Ned’s Circus of Marvels…

David Baddiel’s ‘The Parent Agency’ gets big screen adaptation

David Baddiel‘s hilarious children’s novel The Parent Agency is due to be adapted into a spectacular feature-length film after the rights were snapped up by Fox 2000. The novel is an epic wish-fulfillment adventure for every child and for the child in everyone, and was the bestselling hardback children’s debut of 2014.

Miranda Sawyer reads from ‘Out of Time’

Miranda Sawyer discusses the highs and lows of narcotic experimentation in your twenties in a funny but thought-provoking extract from her book on midlife crisis, Out of Time.

Judith Kerr wins BookTrust Lifetime Achievement Award

Legendary HarperCollins children’s author Judith Kerr, who escaped from Hitler’s Germany as a child and went on to write over 30 children’s books, including one of the best-selling of all time, The Tiger Who Came to Tea, has been named BookTrust Lifetime Achievement Award Winner 2016.