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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.


Rebel with a Cupcake by Anna Mainwaring: Blog Tour coming soon!

To celebrate the release of Rebel with a Cupcake on 2nd April, YA author Anna Mainwaring will feature in a week-long tour with these fantastic blogs. Expect lots of cupcakes ......

We’ve won! Firefly named Small Press of the Year: Wales 2020

The British Book Awards, otherwise know as The Nibbies, are run by The Bookseller each year to highlight and celebrate the best of the book trade in the UK. We're delighted that...

We’re hiring: Firefly are seeking an Assistant Editor

Award-winning children’s publisher Firefly Press is looking for a part-time Assistant Editor, to start Spring 2020. The successful candidate will have experience in proofreading,...

US Rights Sales for World War II middle-grade novel Flight by Vanessa Harbour

Branford Boase Award longlisted title Flight by Vanessa Harbour has sold to Liz Szabla at Feiwel & Friends / Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group in the US. The Read for...

Firefly acquires first poetry collection from Welsh poet Alex Wharton

We are over the moon to announce that we have acquired world rights in our first poetry collection for children, Daydreams and Jellybeans by South Wales poet Alex Wharton,...

Firefly acquires Monster Max book by Robin Bennett

We are thrilled to announce that we have acquired World English rights in a hilarious and fast-paced adventure story for 7-9s, Monster Max and the Bobble Hat of Forgetting by...

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