News & Events
Keep up to date with the latest happenings at Andersen Press! Our authors and illustrators are always busy at events up and down the country.
Meg McLaren’s debut picture book Life is Magic has been shortlisted for the Waterstones Children’s Book Prize in the picture book category.
Gary D. Schmidt’s heartbreaking short novel about a young father has won the Warwickshire Year Nine Book Award.
The nominations for the CILIP Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Medals have today been revealed and we are delighted to see 13 of our titles across the lists!
Angela McAllister and Nathan Reed’s exciting new creation, Samson the Mighty Flea, is being honoured at the Tales on Moon Lane children’s bookshop in Herne Hill in a glorious window display.
Nicholas John Frith has won the inaugural Klaus Flugge Prize for the most exciting and promising newcomer to children’s picture book illustration.
Are you off to Edinburgh International Book Festival? Make sure you don’t miss our authors’ events!
This weekend saw YALC (the Young Adult Literature Convention) return to London Film and Comic Convention, with a program jam-packed with the very best YA authors, fascinating panel discussions and creative writing workshops.
We are itching with excitement to announce that Sam Gayton has won the 2016 West Sussex Children’s Story Book Award for his book Hercufleas.
Are you excited for Euro 2016? The championship kicks off tonight in France and to celebrate we’re giving away 5 copies of Kwame Alexander’s Booked.
To celebrate our 40th anniversary at Andersen Press, we wanted to say thank you to the wonderful libraries that have always supported us.
Michaël Escoffier and Kris di Giacomo’s Take Away the A is an alphabet book like no other. Aside from being packed full of wordplay and humour, Take Away the A can now be called an award-winning picture book.
Andersen Press is proud to announce that we have won the Bologna Best Children’s Publisher of the Year Prize in the European category.
Danny Weston was crowned the winner of The Scottish Children’s Book Award (Older Readers Category) earlier this month for his haunting ghost story The Piper.
Renowned children’s author Michael Rosen recently wrote that ‘there are hundreds of great picture books for children, but one or two are extraordinary because they tackle something big and important in a funny, accessible way.’
An official World Book Day book, colourful costumes and the launch of a very exciting new app…
Robot Rumpus by Sean Taylor and Ross Collins has won the Bookbug Readers (3-7) category of the Scottish Children's Book Awards.
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A family favourite for over thirty years, David McKee’s iconic picture book Not Now, Bernard has been adapted for stage and will be showing at the Unicorn Theatre, London from 15th Feb – 1st May.
Author Michael Malaghan has written a spin-off short story involving the characters from his latest book, The Lost Prophecies.