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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 acquires debut middle-grade by Daniel Peak

Penny Thomas has acquired world rights in LITTLE HORROR by award-winning TV writer Daniel Peak, from Abi Sparrow at SP Agency. Rita may be a baby, but she has the mind...

Firefly spreads its wings with new staff members

This spring, we're growing our small team with three new appointments... Children's book illustrator Becka Moor joined us as a designer this month. And...

Firefly signs haunting collection from Catherine Fisher

Penny Thomas has acquired world rights in The Red Gloves and Other Stories  by Catherine Fisher from Lesley Pollinger at Paper Lion. The Red Gloves and Other...

Royal Mail honour Children’s Laureate Wales, Eloise Williams

Eloise Williams with her Gaslight postbox. Photo credit: SWNS for Royal Mail To mark World Book Day 2021 (Thursday 4 March), Royal Mail has unveiled five special postboxes across...

Immortalise your dog with Shoo Rayner’s Dog Drawing Marathon

Shoo Rayner's new book, Walker and the Mystery of the Missing Millions is out on 25th March.  To celebrate, Shoo is doing a Dog Drawing Marathon on his YouTube channel from...

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...

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