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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 Press nets its first non-fiction

As reported in The Bookseller today, Firefly have acquired world rights for Robin Bennett's Stupendous Sports series for 7-11 year olds, which kicks off with Rampaging Rugby in...

Rising Stars Wales Award 2021: Call out for submissions

We're delighted to partner with Literature Wales and launch a call out for submissions for the next Rising Stars Wales Award 2021, the second round of an initiative to identify...

Daydreams and Jellybeans Competition Winners Announced

Earlier this month, poet Alex Wharton announced a brilliant competition for 7-11 year olds to join in the fun around his forthcoming poetry collection Daydreams and...

Firefly Acquires Compelling YA Romance by Josie Williams

Firefly Press are delighted to announce the acquisition of a moving and compelling YA romance by Josie Williams. Firefly acquired UK and Commonwealth rights (excluding Canada and...

Writing Competition: Daydream Opportunity for Budding Poets

‘Have fun with your writing, be open to ideas, open to dreams - and your poem will find you.'Alex Wharton Poet Alex Wharton is calling on 7-11 year olds to join in the...

Katy Riddell to Illustrate Daydreams and Jellybeans by Alex Wharton

Firefly are delighted to announce that talented illustrator Katy Riddell will be partnering with poet Alex Wharton on his debut poetry collection for children, Daydreams and...

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