Michael O’Mara Books is publishing Michael Portillo’s tie-in book to the Channel 5 programme "Portillo’s Hidden History of Britain", coinciding with the broadcast of the second series in November.
Hachette Children’s Group is preparing a new publishing programme next year to celebrate 20 years since the publication of Giles Andreae and Guy Parker-Rees’ picture book, Giraffes Can’t Dance, and bring the book to an audience of new readers.
The children’s book market has shown steady growth of 0.7% in the first part of 2018 but some of the biggest increases were from non-fiction categories, charts and data editor Kiera O’Brien revealed at The Bookseller Children’s Conference this morning.
Liam McIlvanney has won the McIlvanney Prize 2018 for The Quaker (HarperCollins).
Bloomsbury Reader is publishing a new book by David Kogan about battles for supremacy within the Labour Party, coinciding with the opening of the Labour Party annual conference this weekend in Liverpool.