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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. […]

Oliver Jeffers and his art, captured on film

Filmmaker Bas Berkhout has made a short film focusing on how Oliver’s art has been influenced by both his own childhood and his son. Oliver Jeffers from Bas Berkhout on Vimeo. It’s the perfect behind the scenes look into how Oliver creates his art before Here We Are comes out on the 14th November. You […]

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 […]

Happy publication day to Joanna Rowsell Shand and Full Circle

Many congratulations to Jo Rowsell Shand on the publication of her autobiography, Full Circle. When Joanna Rowsell Shand, then fourteen, decided to take on a challenge set when British Cycling visited her school, she didn’t realise the decision would change her life. In fact, she mainly wanted to escape a double maths lesson. As it […]