Press Releases

Press Releases

  • Hachette UK announces the creation of a single publishing division for children’s books

    Hachette Children’s Group Thursday 25th September 2014 Hachette UK announces the creation of a single publishing division for children’s books Hilary Murray Hill to join Hachette Children’s Group as CEO in January 2015 upon the ret ...

  • Press Release

    Hachette Children's Books are delighted to announce that four of their titles have been longlisted for the CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal 2013! These are:The Twelve Days of Christmas – Jane Ray (Orchard Books)Pirates n Pistols – Chris Mould ( ...

  • Press Release

    Hodder Children’s Books is thrilled to announce that Far Rockaway by Charlie Fletcher has been longlisted for the CILIP Carnegie Medal 2013. More information about the award is available from the Carnegie website About Far Rockaway:Cat Manno an ...

  • Hodder Children's Books and Orchard Books Press Release

    Dark Lord: The Teenage Years by Jamie Thomson (Orchard Books) and Stanley's Stick by Neal Hegley (Hodder Children's Books) have been shortlisted for the Oldham Brilliant Books Award! Brilliant Books is the Oldham Schools’ Book Awards, which is ...

  • Hodder Children's Books Press Release

    We are delighted to announce that Claude in the City, written and illustrated by the fabulous Alex T Smith, has been shortlisted in the Raring 2 Read! Category (7-11) for the Coventry Inspiration Book Awards 2013! A series of panels comprising of lib ...

  • Hodder Children's Books Press Release

    Chris Higgins has won the Lancashire Books of the Year Award 2012 for the fantastic He's After Me, Chris was presented with the award at County Hall on June 30 2012. The Lancashire Book of the Year award has been running for 26 years, making it the ...

  • Hodder Children's Books Press Release

    2012 New Horizons Book Award winner for a debut novel is Kathryn James for Mist. This year the book award was run by the Dorset Public and School Library Services who selected the longlisted titles. During the autumn term 12 school and public library ...

  • Press Release

    Hodder Children's Books, The Guardian and Sainsbury's are partnering up this Saturday 5th May to distribute fify thousand extracts of the code-breaking adventure, Secret Breakers: The Power of Three by debut author H. L. Dennis. The sampler will also ...

  • Press Release

    The Longlist for the Information Book Award is announced today.  There were over 100 books submitted for the award this year and the judges have worked hard to create some excellent and exciting long lists in each age category.Under 7s All Abou ...

  • Hodder Children's Books Press Release

    Robert Muchamore, bestselling author of the CHERUB series, helps to launch a new programme of author events into London’s schools from City Academy with ReadingZone.com  and London Grid for Learning.ReadingZone Live  aims to introduce ...

  • Hodder Children's Books Press Release

    Hodder Children's Books are delighted to announce that Chris Higgins has been shortlisted for The Queen of Teen Award 2012!Fans have been nominating their favourite authors for Queen of Teen since March and today the Top Ten nominated authors have be ...

  • Hodder Children's Books Press Release

    Senior Editor Ellen Holgate has acquired the debut children's mystery series, Sesame Seade by twenty-three-year-old Clementine Beauvais for Hodder Children's Books .The first book, Sleuth on Skates, aimed at 9–11 year olds and published in Apri ...

  • Hodder Children's Books Press Release

    Pegasus and the Flame, by Hodder Children's author Kate O'Hearn, has just been named Hillingdon Book of the Year in the Secondary School category.Pegasus and the Flame features Pegasus, the majestic winged-stallion, who crashes on to a New York roof ...

  • Hodder Children's Books Press Release

    National Book Tokens has chosen Claude by Alex T Smith to be featured in their new Autumn 2012 range of cards! This is a really wonderful way to introduce Claude and Sir Bobblysock to new fans. Claude will be one of just three new NBT children’ ...

  • Hodder Children's Books Press Release

    Robert Muchamore spoke to 250 students from Everest Community Academy in Basingstoke on Thursday 29th March where every child received a copy of CHERUB The Recruit which Robert signed for them. In honour of Robert's visit all the teachers came to sch ...

  • Press Release

    Hodder Children's Books are proud to announce that My Name is Mina by David Almond has been shortlisted for the CILIP Carnegie Medal 2012.My Name is Mina is the prequel to the outstandingly successful Skellig (David's first novel) which won the CILIP ...

  • Hachette Children's Books Press Release

    Hachette UK announces today that it has acquired worldwide rights in the wholly-owned Enid Blyton estate, excluding Noddy, from Chorion for the Hodder Children’s imprint of its Hachette Children’s Books business.Enid Blyton has an extensi ...

  • Hodder Children's Books Press Release

    It’s all fun and games until someone raises the dead. The new trailer for ParaNorman walks among us! Have you seen it yet?  

  • Hodder Children's Books Press Release

    To promote World Book Day and her Day of the Dreader -- a World Book Day £1 book -- Cressida Cowell is involved in a variety of exciting projects throughout the day!In the run up to World Book Day itself Cressida Cowell appeared on the Big Book ...

  • Hodder Children's Books Press Release

    Dear Vampa by Ross Collins has won the award for 0-7 Bookbug Readers category of the Scottish Children's Book Awards! Originally set up by the Scottish Arts Council in 1999, the Scottish Children's Book Awards are now run by Scottish Book Trust in pa ...