DFB News

On THURSDAY 3 SEPTEMBER, more corpses are bursting from the ground, ready to tell their stories!

Click here for an update on our Master of the Inkpot Competition!

Jamie Smart's BUNNY VS MONKEY BOOK 2 is out TODAY!

We're thrilled to be publishing the second Bunny vs Monkey book by Jamie Smart on Thursday 6 August!

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Bonny Scotland, Here We Come!

We're busy packing our bags to go up to Edinburgh International Book Festival today! If you're in Edinburgh for the bank holiday weekend, come and join us at one (or all!) of our events! 

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#NewDayNewNormal tour

Calling all YA book fans!

Our very own LISA WILLIAMSON is teaming up with DAVID LEVITHAN and LOUISE O'NEILL for a not-to-be-missed UK book tour!

#NewDayNewNormal tour


PIRATES OF PANGAEA: BOOK 1 is in the Summer Reading Challenge! Young readers from all over the UK will be able to join Sophie and Kelsey in their epic journey across the land where pirates RIDE dinosaurs...in libraries up and down the country!

To celebrate this fabulous fact we are thrilled to offer YOU a wonderful opportunity - to buy unique copies of PIRATES OF PANGAEA from the DFB Shop, each with an exclusive, individual dinosaur drawn by Neill Cameron!

Click here to read more!

#RememberingMal - Thankyou

Today is the final day of our week-long #RememberingMal campaign. Since the launch this time last week, Twitter has lit up with heartfelt tributes to Mal's life, writing and legacy. 

#RememberingMal -Thankyou

#RememberingMal - Inspiring Norfolk

"You can take the girl out of Norfolk but never take Norfolk out of the girl..."

Today, Joy Court (Chair of the CILIP Carnegie & Kate Greenaway Medals) shares her memories of the great Mal Peet and their mutual connection to Norfolk for our #rememberingmal campaign: 

Joy Court on Mal Peet

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31 August 2015