Category Archives: Ficton

Congratulations to Dan Walker and Sky Thieves

Dan Walker has reached the shortlist for the Brilliant Book Award 2018 with his wonderful debut middle grade fiction, Sky Thieves. Zoya DeLarose has no idea her life is about to change forever when a band of sky thieves ‘steal’ her away from her orphanage, landing up in the clouds, on board The Dragonfly’s deck. […]

Congratulations to the nominees for the CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal 2018

We are delighted to see so many titles we have represented on the list of nominations for the CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal 2018. Will Mabbitt, I Can Only Draw Worms Morag Hood, When Grandad Was A Penguin Oliver Jeffers (illustrator) and Sam Winston (author), A Child Of Books Nadia Shireen, The Cow Who Fell To Earth […]

Congratulations to Pooja Puri and The Jungle

Many congratulations to Pooja Puri and her wonderful book The Jungle, which has been nominated for the CILIP Carnegie Medal 2018. There was a story Jahir used to tell me. About how the first humans were born with wings. Can you imagine what that would be like? To fly anywhere in the world without worrying […]

Congratulations to Helena Duggan and A Place Called Perfect

A Place Called Perfect has been shortlisted for the Bord Gais Energy Irish Book Awards, and we’re so thrilled that Helena Duggan has been recognised in this way for her fantastic writing and wonderful story. Violet never wanted to move to Perfect. Who wants to live in a town where everyone has to wear glasses […]