Press Releases

Press Releases

  • Press Release

    Hachette Children’s Group CEO, Hilary Murray Hill is delighted to announce the launch of two new imprints which will both begin publishing in 2017.   Pat-a-Cake is the baby, preschool and early years imprint, of which Heather Crossley, pre ...

  • 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 ...

  • Wayland Press Release

    Wayland are please to announce that Your Perfect Pet: Love Your Hamster by Judith Heneghan has been shotlisted for the SLA Information Book Award 2013. The Information Book Award is in its third year and is designed to support school libraries and to ...

  • Press Release

    Congratulations to Franklin Watts and Wayland: they each have a book each shortlisted for the School Library Association Award! These are:Terezin – A Story of the Holocaust by Ruth Thomson, published by Franklin Watts Afghanistan from War to Pe ...

  • 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 ...

  • Hachette Children's Books Press Release

    Children and young people aged four to 18 years are being challenged to make their own picture book in the ReadingZone Picture Book Competition, running in UK schools and libraries between now and 14th April 2012. Author and illustrator Nick Sharratt ...

  • Press Release

    The School Library Association is delighted to announce the Information Book Award 2012 is opening for submissions on 20th February, sponsored by Hachette Children’s Books, publisher of the Franklin Watts, Hodder Children’s Books, Orchard ...

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