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24/03/2017 10:47:33 Elmer the Patchwork Elephant joins the March for Giants

Andersen Press has pledged to donate to the March for Giants campaign, on behalf of Elmer the Patchwork Elephant, in the hope that more people will be encouraged to get involved and save the African Elephant.

01/03/2017 09:59:06 Andersen Press to publish Fearne Cotton’s new children’s picture book ‘Yoga Babies’

We are delighted to announce Andersen Press will be publishing ‘Yoga Babies’, the first children’s picture book from Fearne Cotton.

15/02/2017 16:09:26 Life is Magic shortlisted for the Waterstones Children’s Book Prize

Meg McLaren’s debut picture book Life is Magic has been shortlisted for the Waterstones Children’s Book Prize in the picture book category.

16/12/2016 16:20:14 Orbiting Jupiter wins the Warwickshire Year Nine Book Awards

Gary D. Schmidt’s heartbreaking short novel about a young father has won the Warwickshire Year Nine Book Award.

21/10/2016 15:23:49 The Lucky 13: CILIP Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Medal 2017 nominations

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!

23/09/2016 11:58:15 Samson the Mighty Flea takes over Tales on Moon Lane’s window!

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.

08/09/2016 15:27:44 Nicholas John Frith wins the inaugural Klaus Flugge Prize with Hector and Hummingbird

Nicholas John Frith has won the inaugural Klaus Flugge Prize for the most exciting and promising newcomer to children’s picture book illustration.

10/08/2016 10:40:24 Edinburgh International Book Festival 2016

Are you off to Edinburgh International Book Festival? Make sure you don’t miss our authors’ events!

01/08/2016 15:51:48 Andersen Press authors head to YALC!

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.

08/07/2016 11:26:34 Hercufleas triumphs at the West Sussex Children’s Story Book Award

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.

10/06/2016 09:32:23 Have you got Euro 2016 fever? Win a copy of Booked by Kwame Alexander!

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.

28/05/2016 00:00:01 The winners of our #40BookYears libraries competition

To celebrate our 40th anniversary at Andersen Press, we wanted to say thank you to the wonderful libraries that have always supported us.

11/05/2016 12:33:06 Take Away the A wins the English 4-11 Picture Book Award

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.

08/04/2016 14:18:43 Andersen Press wins BOP Children’s Publisher of the Year Award

Andersen Press is proud to announce that we have won the Bologna Best Children’s Publisher of the Year Prize in the European category.

24/03/2016 16:09:07 The Piper by Danny Weston wins The Scottish Children’s Book Award 2016

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.

16/11/2015 08:53:46 6 children’s books to read for Anti-Bullying Week

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.’

01/10/2015 17:15:19 Create your own Zoomer creature!

16/04/2015 14:35:06 Elmer is a big hit on World Book Day 2015

An official World Book Day book, colourful costumes and the launch of a very exciting new app…

23/03/2015 14:14:33 Robot Rumpus declared winner at Scottish Children's Book Awards

Robot Rumpus by Sean Taylor and Ross Collins has won the Bookbug Readers (3-7) category of the Scottish Children's Book Awards.

06/02/2014 14:36:55 25 years of Elmer at Andersen Press

Download your Elmer’s Parade Pack here!

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