Book of the Month!

Book of the Month!

A Postcard to Ollis has been made Book of the Month by Outside In World, an organisation dedicated to promoting and exploring world literature and children’s books in translation. Here’s what Outside In World said about Ollis, “Norwegian script...
Toppsta Top 100!

Toppsta Top 100!

We’re thrilled to announce that ‘Alfred and the Blue Whale’ by Minda Lystad, illustrated by Ashild Irgens, has made it into Toppsta’s top 100 most popular children’s books of 2019. Toppsta first published this list back in June this year...
Wacky Bee goes Audio with Cloudaloud

Wacky Bee goes Audio with Cloudaloud

Audiobook app, Cloudaloud, launches this week and Wacky Bee is proud to be included as one of its first partner publishers. With over 300 titles and 26 subject categories, Cloudaloud offers a safe environment for children to explore audio books by themselves. Founder...
Diversity & Inclusion

Diversity & Inclusion

The Autumn/Winter 2019 edition of Pen&inc. is now out. This great publication is produced by CILIP and is a magazine and listings guide for anyone working with children’s books and who cares about representation. There are hundreds of new listings, with a...
Anti-bullying Week

Anti-bullying Week

This week, commencing 11th November, is anti-bullying week. Promoted by The Reading Agency, this year’s theme is Change Starts With Us. To help children get a deeper understanding of the effects of bullying and to start conversations on the topic, The Reading...
BBC Bitesize

BBC Bitesize

Filming has started on our new counting picture book, ‘Newt in a Suit’ by Andrew Weale, illustrated by Margaret Chamberlain. Lovable Newt will be starring on BBC Bitesize Scotland and is being put together by Bright Button Productions. Filming took place...
Frankfurt Buchmesse 2019

Frankfurt Buchmesse 2019

Wacky Bee is at Frankfurt Buchmesse (Bookfair) all this week from today until Sunday 20th October. Go and say hi to our rights director, Petula Chaplin, in Hall 6.1, Stand C72. We’re also represented by MMS in Hall 6.0, Stand E24 where you can see more of our...
Alfred Selected for Recommended Reads

Alfred Selected for Recommended Reads

‘Alfred and the Blue Whale’ by Mina Lystad, illustrated by Ashild Irgens has made it into this year’s Recommended Reads from Children’s Books Ireland. Previously the Inis Guide, this booklet features over 340 of the best books out this year,...
New Sales Team for Wacky Bee

New Sales Team for Wacky Bee

We are delighted to announce that, as of the beginning of this month, Wacky Bee will be represented for sales by MMS. Queen Bee, Louise Jordan, attended her first MMS sales conference yesterday in Reading and met the MMS team and sales force. Pictured here at the...
Felix Twain Crosses the Pond!

Felix Twain Crosses the Pond!

To celebrate the publication of Double Felix in the US by Kane Miller Books, author Sally Harris has made a little promo video. We’re very excited about Felix starting his world travels and are keeping our fingers crossed that he visits many more countries in...

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