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Danny McGee Drinks The Sea

Danny McGee Drinks a Prize!

18 June, 2018

In: Book Awards · News

Andy Stanton and Neal Layton’s Danny McGee Drinks The Sea has won the Portsmouth Picture Book Award 2018. Congratulations to Andy. Buy a copy of Danny McGee here, or at your local bookshop...

Iguana Boy vs Platypus Kid: With a Triple Cheese Pizza

Iguana Boy is a Best New Children’s Book

18 June, 2018

In: Book Reviews · News · Press

The Guardian has featured James Bishop‘s Iguana Boy Saves The World: With A Triple Cheese Pizza in its Guide to the Best New Children’s Books 2018. Congratulations to James. Follow him on Twitter here and...

You're a Bad Man, Mr Gum!

“Kind of The League of Gentlemen for kids”

18 June, 2018

In: Book Reviews · News · Press

TV and radio personality Zoë Ball says Andy Stanton‘s Mr Gum series is what she reads to her children. “It’s kind of The League of Gentlemen for kids. Completely hilarious. There are jokes in...

How Far We Fall

How Far We Fall Optioned for TV Drama

18 June, 2018

In: Film and TV · News · Press · Publishing News

Jane Shemilt‘s upcoming How Far We Fall has been optioned for TV by Twelve Town. The deal was struck by Kate Prentice at 42 on behalf of Eve White. See the...

The Fairytale Haidresser and the Princess and the Frog Out Now!

The Fairytale Hairdresser and the Princess and the Frog Out Now!

18 June, 2018

In: News · Publishing News

Abie Longstaff and Lauren Beard’s latest picture book in their bestselling series, The Fairytale Haidresser and the Princess and the Frog, is out now! Congratulations to Abie. Follow her on Twitter...

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The Scent of Danger Out Now!

18 June, 2018

In: News · Publishing News

Abie Longstaff‘s The Trapdoor Mysteries: The Scent of Danger is out now from Hachette Children’s books. It is the second in Abie’s young fiction series, which follows the adventures of plucky...

Going to the Volcano

Going to the Volcano Out Now!

18 June, 2018

In: News · Publishing News

Andy Stanton and Miguel Ordoñez’s hilarious new picture book, Going to the Volcano, is now available from Hachette Children’s Books. Congratulations to Andy. Buy your copy here, or at...

The Death of Mrs Westaway

Mrs Westaway Goes Fourth in the NYT

14 June, 2018

In: Chart News · News

Ruth Ware‘s The Death of Mrs Westaway has retained its number 4 spot on the New York Times hardback bestsellers list in its second week. Ruth ranks on the list with James Patterson...

The Stopping Places

“People Like Damian Will Shift Perceptions”

13 June, 2018

In: News · Press

Journalist Saira Khan has written an opinion piece for the Daily Mirror that hinges on Damian Le Bas‘s The Stopping Places. The piece discusses prejudice, stereotyping and stigma against the UK’s...

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Reese: The Lying Game is Perfect for Father’s Day

13 June, 2018

In: Book Reviews · News · Press · Testimonial

Actor Reese Witherspoon has recommended Ruth Ware‘s The Lying Game in her list of Father’s Day gift ideas, as part of her book club Hello Sunshine. Ruth also recommended two books for...

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