previous arrow
next arrow


Welcome to Firefly Press, we are an award-winning independent children’s and YA publisher based in Wales. We publish quality fiction in all genres for 5-19 years olds.


2020 Submissions Window Announcement

We are very excited to announce that we will be holding a submissions window

Upcoming Titles Flying in from Firefly Press

As you may have seen we have revealed our stunning autumn 2020 covers. From an exhilarating new fantasy debut to the third instalment of the Clockwork Crow trilogy, this year’s upcoming titles promise to have something for everyone:

Firefly Celebrates Empathy Day 2020: Read Connect Act

In recent weeks we’ve all seen how empathy is more important than ever, to help us listen to and understand others, enable us to help those in need, and to stand against...

Firefly signs second Crater Lake book from Jennifer Killick

Firefly publisher, Penny Thomas, has acquired World rights in a second Crater Lake novel by popular middle-grade author Jennifer Killick, from Kirsty McLachlan at David...

Firefly acquires powerful YA debut by Luke Palmer

Firefly publisher, Penny Thomas, has acquired World rights in Grow, a tense and compelling YA novel by debut author Luke Palmer, from Jane Finnigan at Lutyens and...

Elen’s Island by Eloise Williams features on BBC2’s Great British Menu

Elen's Island by Children's Laureate Wales Eloise Williams featured in this week's Great British Menu where the inspiration for dishes is drawn from the best of British...

Our Authors & Illustrators

Meet our lovely authors and illustrators.

Rights & Trade Catalogue

Find out more about our books.

Sign Up for the Firefly Newsletter:

Firefly Press will use the information you provide on this form to be in touch with you and to provide newsletter updates. You can change your mind at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link in the footer of any email you receive from us, or by contacting us at