LAURA CECIL
Literary agent for children's books

News 2012

14/11/2012 Philippa Pearce's Guess on Guardian Website

Philippa Pearce's short story Guess is being featured on the Guardian Children's Book Website as part of National Short Story Week, which runs from 12th November - 18th November. The story is available in full here until Sunday 18th November.

The official National Short Story week website is www.nationalshortstoryweek.org.uk.
7/11/2012 Sarah Garland longlisted for Kate Greenaway Medal 2013

Congratulations to Sarah Garland, who has is on the longlist for the Kate Greenaway Medal 2013 longlist for AZZI INBETWEEN (text and illustrations by Sarah).
7/11/2012 Emma Chichester Clark longlisted for Kate Greenaway Medal 2013

Emma's work on PIED PIPER OF HAMELIN, text by Michael Morpurgo, and HAVE YOU EVER EVER EVER? with Colin McNaughton has earned her a place on the longlist for the Kate Greenaway shortlist for 2013.
7/11/2012 Theresa Breslin longlisted for 2013 Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Medals

Congratulations to Theresa Breslin, who's SPY FOR THE QUEEN OF SCOTS has been longlisted for the Carnegie Medal 2013, as well as THE TREASURY OF SCOTTISH FOLK AND FAIRY TALES written by Theresa and illustrated by Kate Leiper being longlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal 2013.
25/10/2012 Jonathan Stroud's Lockwood & Co film rights sold

We are delighted to announce that the flim rights for Jonathan Stroud's new series Lockwood & Co. have been sold to Illumination Films, in a deal negotiated by Emily Hayward Whitlock at the Knight Hall Agency. More details can be found on Jonathan's page here.