Storytelling is at the heart of everything we do at HarperCollins Children’s Books, be it creating beautiful picture books for very young children, books with more accessible text for those who are learning how to read, or page-turning books for children who are more confident readers, we know the power of a good story. And in a world where kids are surrounded by the temptations of the digital world, we know that the very best books will attract the attention of our young audience. READ MORE
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The Cutest Book Submission From Five-Year-Old Girl!
One of the joys of working in publishing is that you never quite know what you’re going to receive in your email inbox every morning – a hot new manuscript that you’ll fall in love with, an approach from an author with a new story to tell, or news about an exciting project... But yesterday morning, there was something quite different. READ MORE
Extract: ‘What to Read and Why’ by Francine Prose
In an age defined by hyper-connectivity and constant stimulation, Francine Prose makes a compelling case for the solitary act of reading and the great enjoyment it brings. Written with her sharp critical analysis, wit, and enthusiasm, What to Read and Why is a celebration of literature that will give readers a new appreciation for the power and beauty of the written word. READ MORE
Inspiring books to help you save the planet
Plastic-free July has been plastered across social media recently. It's the latest aspect of a worldwide push for more sustainable, thoughtful living. Not every lifestyle change has to be seismic. It's possible to make small swaps and compromises to help make your modern life much more planet-friendly. READ MORE
A Single Day Has Never Been So Powerful
International Women’s Day message from Tara Moss
Can books help us cope with grief and death?
If you haven't noticed, there's a publishing trend at the moment for books about grief and death. You'll find plenty of memoirs, self-help books and novels discussing euthanasia, grief and dying, but why is this topic so hot right now? And how can books help? READ MORE
How to change your life, one teaspoon at a time
Win a signed copy of Here We Are: Notes for living on Planet Earth
Want to be a unique and effective leader?
“Why do I exist?” “Why does our institution exist?” “What is the role of a multinational corporation in our world? “What is the role of a leader in digital technology, especially as the world turns to tech as such a crucial input to drive growth?” These questions haunt me, and they motivated me to write Hit Refresh. Finding answers set me on an intellectual and introspective journey to discover what I uniquely can contribute to society and how to rediscover the soul of Microsoft, to define our role as a global company. They guide me daily in the pursuit to bring empathy together with big ideas in order to make a real difference. READ MORE