DFB News

We couldn't be prouder that SIX of our titles have been nominated for the Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Medals 2017! ~


Martin Brown, illustrator of HORRIBLE HISTORIES, has created a marvellous book about the most amazing creatures you've never heard of!

Simon Mason's thrilling sequel to the Costa-shortlisted RUNNING GIRL is out on Thursday!

Andy Mulligan's marvellous LIQUIDATOR is out in paperback this week!

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Interim PR Manager (Maternity Leave Cover)

January 2017 for 12 months

David Fickling Books are looking for an enthusiastic and creative PR professional to join our small, dedicated team and work closely with our award-winning authors.

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We are very proud to announce that not one, not two, but THREE of our fabulous Phoenix Presents graphic novels have been shortlisted for the Young People's Comic Awards

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You heard it here first: the biggest YA book of the year is launching next week! THE CALL is a powerful, genre-changing YA fantasy featuring a rich, dynamic cast of characters and a truly kick-ass heroine - you don't want to miss it! 

The Call blog tour

It's that time of the year again when we're packing our bags to head up to bonny Scotland for the Edinburgh International Book Festival. Whether you'd like to do some crafts with the little ones, or take part in the big YA debate, we've got an event for you... 

DFB at Edinburgh Festival

We are so proud to be publishing Eden Summer this week: a stunning YA debut about friendship, loss and finding yourself in the midst of tragedy.

To celebrate the release, 6 bloggers will be taking part in an Eden Summer blog tour... 

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