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Like a Charm and Stuntboy, in the Meantime longlisted for UKLA Book Awards

We are over the moon that Like a Charm by Elle McNicoll and Stuntboy, in the Meantime by Jason Reynolds have both been longlisted for the 2023 UKLA Book Awards! This is the only national children’s book awards judged by teachers, which makes this one extra special. A huge congratulations to all the other long-listed …

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Felone warns passing on soaring costs could price out young readers

Publishers struggling with soaring costs should be wary about passing these on to consumers as household bills soar, Knights Of m.d. Aimée Felone has warned. Delegates at The Bookseller’s Children’s Conference on 26th September in London’s County Hall heard indies and diverse communities are both being hit by the rising cost of living, which could …

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Knights Of partner with Milk Honey Bees for essay collection, ‘Girlhood Unfiltered’ – April 2022

Knights Of today, Tuesday 26 April, announced the acquisition of Girlhood Unfiltered – an anthology of essays, letters and creative work reflecting on the experience of Black girlhood, by an inspiring group of teenage girls from South London-based organisation Milk Honey Bees and their founder, Ebinehita Iyere. Published on 3rd November 2022 in B-format hardback, …

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Knights Of Spears Huxley-Jones’ Welsh-Myth Inspired Series – September 2022

Knights Of has snapped up Vivi Conway and the Sword of Legend, the debut middle- grade novel by consultant, editor and non-fiction author Lizzie Huxley-Jones. Eishar Brar, editorial director, acquired world rights for the first and second, as-yet-untitled book, from Abi Fellows at The Good Literary Agency. Publishing on 1st June 2023, Vivi Conway and …

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Raul The Third

Raúl the Third is the Pura Belpre award winning author illustrator of Lowriders to the Center of the Earth from Chronicle Books. He is the author of Vamos! Let’s go to the Market and Vamos! Let’s go Eat from Versify books and Houghton-Mifflin. Lowriders in Space his first graphic novel by Cathy Camper was nominated …

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Tasia Graham

Tasia Graham explores bold, atmospheric, narrative illustration, using her colourful pallet and fluid, stylized drawing techniques. Working in both digital format and traditional painting, Tasia explores womanhood, culture, and identity, depicting moods and scenes formed into illustrative storytelling. Tasia’s work has been shortlisted for the Penguin Design Awards, and has worked with The Financial Times, …

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Camilla Ru

Camilla Ru is a self-taught visual artist who creates illustrations for magazines, books, albums, podcasts and more. Based in the rainy city of Manchester, her work explores various forms of creativity, working on expanding imaginations and welcoming inspirations from life’s experiences.  Her work has appeared in publications such as Black Ballad, Broadly, Vice and Buzzfeed amongst …

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Lakwena

Lakwena’s iconic, kaleidoscopic work is informed by the use of decoration as a means of communication. As a form of expression within a political world, Lakwena explores how the use of adornment in worship and myth-making translates into contemporary popular culture.  Central to her practice are words, used as both images and anchors of meaning, borrowing from the …

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