Kate Scott

Just Jack

“An Absolute Gem of a Story”

5 June, 2018

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Children’s book review blog Bookloverjo has reviewed Kate Scott‘s Just Jack. “Kate Scott has a real knack for capturing the emotional rollercoaster of children’s thoughts that buzz away in their minds and...

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“Genuine Empathy and Warmth”

1 June, 2018

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The Lancashire Post has praised Kate Scott‘s Just Jack in a recent review. “Scott tackles difficult but important themes like divorce, self-identity, loneliness and struggling to fit in with gentleness, understanding...

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Kate Scott Launches AuthorPenPals

31 May, 2018

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Kate Scott has launched a scheme called AuthorPenPals, which pairs authors with schools to recommend and react to books. Authors in the scheme recommend books to pupils by sending...

Just Jack

“A Fantastic Read”

3 May, 2018

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ReadingZone has praised Kate Scott‘s new novel, Just Jack, in a five-star review. “Jack’s personal journey hangs on a tightly woven plot and gives sympathetic insight into the reality of...

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Just Jack on a Longlist

1 May, 2018

In: Book Awards · Book Reviews · News · Press · Publishing News

Kate Scott‘s wonderful middle-grade novel, Just Jack, has been longlisted for the North Somerset Teachers’ Book Awards, in the ‘Quality Fiction’ category. See the full longlist here. The longlists across...

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“Clever, surprising, charming, informative, fun”

23 April, 2018

In: Book Promotions · Book Reviews · News · Press

Just Jack, Kate Scott‘s new middle-grade novel, has received another two strong reviews. With Love For Books reviewed the book and Kate’s previous fiction title, Giant. They wrote “Kate...

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“So Relatable and Authentic”

20 April, 2018

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The Books for Topics blog has reviewed the newly-released middle-grade book Just Jack by Kate Scott. “Just Jack is a highly enjoyable read that I found hard to put down due to...

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Just Jack is A Masterclass in Empathy

18 April, 2018

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Kate Scott‘s new novel Just Jack has been praised in a review on the Book Blog on the North Somerset Teachers’ Book Award website. “Just Jack is not just a enjoyable, pacy,...

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A New Shortlisting for Giant

5 February, 2018

In: Book Awards · News

Kate Scott‘s middle grade novel, Giant, has been shortlisted for the Portsmouth Shorter Novel Book Award 2018. The novel makes it onto the shortlist along with the latest titles from...

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Giant is ‘a Heart-Warming Read’

31 January, 2018

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Kate Scott‘s Giant has been glowingly reviewed by writer and blogger Julia Thum for her website: “It’s a lovely book; a heart-warming light read with a serious hidden message that doesn’t...

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