What Gets a British Children’s Bestseller Banned?

In Children's by Dennis Abrams

By Dennis Abrams LONDON: With over three million copies sold in the UK alone, it’s safe to say that Robert Muchamore’s CHERUB series is a bestselling phenomenon and Muchamore himself is in high demand as a school speaker. The series consists of 15 YA novels about a group of orphans working for a junior division of the British Security Service. …

Algonquin Expands into YA, Middle Grade Fiction

In Children's by Dennis Abrams

By Dennis Abrams CHAPEL HILL: Algonquin Books, the publisher known for nurturing such talented southern writers as Lee Smith and Kaye Gibbons, and for publishing best-sellers such as Water for Elephants and Last Child in the Woods has announced the launch of a young reader program, focusing on YA and middle grade fiction. Elise Howard, the former HarperCollins senior v-p …