Beano has today launched Beano Booktopia – a new book subscription service for kids offering newly published books across a wide range of authors and genres. The tailor-made programme will include fiction and non-fiction books specifically chosen by Beano experts based on the individual child’s given interests and reading ability. Booktopia encourages children to expand theirContinue reading New “Beano Booktopia” book subscription service launched
LIFE is a new hardcover by Charlie Adlard, a collection of art from Charlie attending life art evenings at Hive Shrewsbury using various techniquesContinue reading Charlie Adlard chooses LIFE over Walking Dead
Licensing agency Riverside Brands has just added the popular online parenting series, Hurrah for Gin, to its portfolio, a comedic pastiche of modern day parenthood survival by Katie Kirby, whose third book, Reluctant Adult, quickly hit the Sunday Times bestseller list earlier this month. Based on digital marketer Katie Kirby’s own trials and tribulations ofContinue reading Katie Kirby’s “Hurrah for Gin” gets licensing deal
After the crowdfunding success of the illustrated guide to the hidden world of the trolls of Oxford, The Oxford Trollomicus, it’s great to see the first novel set in the same world, Bods, has smashed its target goal within six hours of launchContinue reading Crowdfunding Spotlight: “Bods” by Greenspike hits target in just six hours
Just out in bookshops is Sir Lenny Henry’s memoir, Who Am I, Again?, which is not only a terrific read, but also includes comic vignettes of his life story, written by the comedian, drawn by Mark Buckingham and lettered by Todd KleinContinue reading Sir Lenny Henry writes comics!