HarperCollins Children’s Books will publish a new David Walliams title in May 2016, supercharging the market and changing the landscape of this spring and summer for book retailers everywhere. The bonus book will delight Walliams’ millions of fans who no longer have to wait until September for a new title.
In a landmark acquisition that sees Sir Quentin Blake published on the HarperCollins Children’s Books picture book list for the first time, Executive Publisher Ann-Janine Murtagh has acquired World Rights for ‘Three Little Monkeys’ – a remarkable collaboration between the iconic Quentin Blake and renowned illustrator Emma Chichester Clark.
Solomon Creed is the first in a new series of epic thrillers that span the world, focusing on the enigmatic title character. But who is Solomon Creed and where did he come from? In this new series Simon Toyne discusses the genesis of his new series, from ideas, characters, research and writing.
The literary phenomenon Nell Zink reads from her ‘dazzling’ book The Wallcreeper at the legendary Shakespeare and Co. bookstore in Paris. This reading with Nell Zink was filmed whilst the author was in Paris for an event at Shakespeare and Co bookstore.
The Portable Veblen by Elizabeth McKenzie has been longlisted for The Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction 2016. The novel, described as ‘Ambitious, spirited, funny, and daring’ by The Financial Times, has earned brilliant reviews all round. Launched in 1996, the Baileys Prize is awarded annually and celebrates excellence, originality and accessibility in women’s writing from throughout the world.
The literary phenomenon Nell Zink speaks to Eve Jackson at France 24 about being championed by Jonathan Franzen, becoming famous at 50 and why sex and birdwatching make for the perfect novel. This interview with Nell Zink was filmed whilst she was in Paris for a reading of The Wallcreeper and Mislaid at the legendary Shakespeare and Co bookstore.
When Cathy Glass first started writing her fostering memoirs in 2007 it broke new ground. No one before had dared to write about the hidden sometimes secretive world of fostering and the social services. Since then Cathy’s books have been constantly in the best-seller charts with 24 books published and over 2.9 million copies sold world-wide. Here she discusses her challenging and rewarding career as a foster carer and author.
Imagine if you could see inside the minds of everyone around you – your best friend, your boyfriend, your enemies? Bestselling author Kimberly McCreight discusses why she wrote The Outliers the first book in a breathtakingly brilliant new trilogy, packed with tension, romance and thrilling twists and turns.