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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.


Firefly signs sequel to WWII middle-grade Flight by Vanessa Harbour

Firefly publisher, Penny Thomas, has acquired world rights in Safe from author Vanessa Harbour, a sequel to Branford Boase Award longlisted Flight, and slated for...

We’re hiring! Sales and Marketing Officer post, deadline 1st March

Sales and Marketing Officer – Flexible part time (from three days per week) or full time Working from the Firefly office or from home as required. An exciting opportunity for a...

Firefly signs debut children’s novel by Rebecca F. John

‘I am over the moon to finally be working with Firefly – a publisher I have admired from afar for the longest time. I can’t wait to share the world of this novel with readers...

Firefly acquires detective story featuring hard of hearing protagonist

Firefly Press has acquired world rights in Major and Mynah, a junior detective story featuring a hard of hearing protagonist, by children’s author Karen Owen, slated...

Firefly acquires rights for The Ten Riddles of Eartha Quicksmith sequel

Middle Grade adventure The Ten Riddles of Eartha Quicksmith debuted in 2020 and featured riddles for puzzle lovers hidden within the pages. The story is set in...

We’re hiring! Come and join the Firefly Team – two posts available

Do you want to be part of a growing, award-winning, independent children's publisher? We're looking for two new team members to join Firefly Press, in the roles of Administration...

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