Together Video Chat

Together Video Chat

We are delighted to announce Wacky Bee’s involvement in a new subscription reading app from Canadian-based software developer, Kinzoo. TOGETHER is a video chat app specifically designed for children to interact with long distance grandparents. The app offers...
Festive Greetings 2021!

Festive Greetings 2021!

Please note that we will be closed from Friday 24th December, back in the office on Tuesday 4th January. We will not be responding to emails during this time but will get back to you as soon as we can after the 4th. Wishing you all a very Merry Christmas and a Happy...
Phoenix in Taiwan and Slovenia

Phoenix in Taiwan and Slovenia

We’re delighted to announce that we have sold rights to ‘The Hidden Talented of Phoenix Fox’ by Kristina Radkevich to both Taiwan and Slovenia. Congratulations to Kristina and to our rights director, Petula Chaplin. We hope he is loved as much in...
Double Felix Award

Double Felix Award

The Estonian Section of IBBY (The International Board of Books for Young People) have named DOUBLE FELIX by Sally Harris as the best translated Estonian children’s novel 2021. This Diploma, from the Tower of Babel Honour, is given to a foreign author for an...
Polylino and Wacky Bee

Polylino and Wacky Bee

Wacky Bee is delighted to be part of new venture Polylino. Polylino is a new digital picture book service for staff and teachers at nurseries and primary schools to use in their classroom. It features hundreds of books from UK publishers which have been selected by a...
Double Felix in Estonia

Double Felix in Estonia

Double Felix is now published in Estonia and we are delighted to reveal the Estonian cover. Which, to be honest, isn’t a lot different to the UK version and just goes to show what a great book it is! Sally Harris’ skilled story-telling and Maria...
Elise October’s Choice

Elise October’s Choice

We’re delighted that ‘Elise and the Second-hand Dog’ by Bjarne Reuter has been chosen by Bumblebee Books Online for their October Busy Bee pack for 9 – 12 year olds. Elise is a book in translation from Denmark (brilliantly translated by Sian Mackie) where Bjarne is a...
Phoenix is Longlisted!

Phoenix is Longlisted!

Our gorgeous picture book, The Hidden Talent of Phoenix Fox, has made the longlist of the Cogan Picture Book Award 2022. This year’s theme is ‘friendship’ and we can’t think of a better suited story to the theme than our Phoenix. Previous...
Free to be Me!

Free to be Me!

Children’s Books Ireland in partnership with KPMG has today launched Free To Be Me, a project that will ensure that every child can see themselves reflected in a book as well as learning about the lives of others whose experiences and perspectives may differ from...
Phoenix Goes Travelling!

Phoenix Goes Travelling!

We are delighted to announce that rights to one of our newest picture books, The Hidden Talent of Phoenix Fox, have been sold to Alvita Publishing in Taiwan and Epistola in Slovenia. Phoenix is currently available in the UK as a hardback from our Shop. It is being...

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