Abie Longstaff

The Trapdoor Mysteries: Sticky Situation

Abie on Woman’s Hour

13 March, 2018

In: News · Press

Tune in to Woman’s Hour on Wednesday 14th March at 10AM to hear Abie Longstaff talking to Jane Garvey. Abie will be speaking about managing children’s independence when parenting,...

The Trapdoor Mysteries: Sticky Situation

Thum Loves Tally!

20 February, 2018

In: Book Reviews · News

Children’s book blogger Julia Thum has reviewed Abie Longstaff‘s The Trapdoor Mysteries: A Sticky Situation. She has also picked it as her ‘Book of the Month.’ “This enchanting story [....

The Fairytale Hairdresser and Aladdin

Fairytale Hairdresser Toys Announced

13 February, 2018

In: Miscellaneous · News

A line of toys based on Sunny Day, Nickelodeon’s TV adaptation of Abie Longstaff‘s The Fairytale Hairdresser series, have been announced by Walmart. See the announcement on I4U news here. “The all-new...

The Trapdoor Mysteries: Sticky Situation

Abie Heading to UAE

2 February, 2018

In: Author Events · News

Abie Longstaff has been invited to read at tenth edition of the Sharjah Children’s Reading Festival. The festival runs 18th-28th April at the Expo Centre, Sharjah in the United...

The Trapdoor Mysteries: The Scent of Danger

Abie Reading in Reading

25 January, 2018

In: Author Events · News

Abie Longstaff will be reading from her The Trapdoor Mysteries middle grade series, as well as her other books, at an event at Waterstones Reading on Saturday 3rd March. Abie...

The Fairytale Hairdresser and Aladdin

Libraries Love Lacey

18 January, 2018

In: Chart News · News

UK library copies of Abie Longstaff‘s The Fairytale Hairdresser series were borrowed over 93,000 times between June 2016 and June 2017. The picture book series tells the adventures of hairdresser Kitty...

How to Bewitch a Wolf

Abie To Judge Carnegie Medal

6 December, 2017

In: Book Awards · News

Abie Longstaff will be one of the judges for the 2018 CILIP Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Children’s Book Awards. Nominations for 2018 include Angie Thomas’s The Hate U Give, Philip...

How to Bewitch a Wolf

How To Bewitch A Wolf Gains Charity Praise

16 October, 2017

In: News · Press

Abie Longstaff‘s latest fiction book, How To Bewitch A Wolf, has been praised by the British Stammering Association for its nuanced and accurate portrayal of a stammering protagonist. Cherry Hughes, Education...

The Magic Potions Shop: The Emerald Dragon

Abie Longstaff Has Two New Publications Today

3 August, 2017

In: Publishing News

Abie Longstaff‘s The Magic Potions Shop: The Emerald Dragon is published today by Red Fox. She also has a new picture book out today, Superhero Hotel, published by Scholastic! Buy The Magic Potions...

The Fairytale Hairdresser and Aladdin

‘A Strong Role Model for Girls’

26 July, 2017

In: Book Reviews

Abie Longstaff‘s The Fairytale Hairdresser and Aladdin has been included in the Big Issue in the North’s children’s round up. “Abie Longstaff has created a strong role model for girls...

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