Tag Archives: Debut

A Place Called Perfect is a Tom Fletcher Book Club pick!

Helena Duggan‘s debut middle grade novel, A Place Called Perfect (Usborne), has been selected by Tom Fletcher as one of his W H Smith Book Club choices. Violet never wanted to move to Perfect. Who wants to live in a town where everyone has to wear glasses to stop them going blind? And who wants to be […]

Happy Book Birthday to A Place Called Perfect by Helena Duggan

They’ve got their eyes on you … We are wishing a very happy book birthday to A Place Called Perfect, the stellar debut children’s novel from Helena Duggan, which publishes today! Violet never wanted to move to Perfect. Who wants to live in a town where everyone has to wear glasses to stop them going blind? […]

Out Today: Your Life in My Hands by Rachel Clarke

We are delighted to see the publication of Your Life in My Hands: A Junior Doctor’s Story by Rachel Clarke, which hits bookshelves today. I am a junior doctor. It is 4 a.m. I have run arrest calls, treated life-threatening bleeding, held the hand of a young woman dying of cancer, scuttled down miles of […]

Out today in the US: Splat! by Jon Burgerman

We are wishing a very Happy US Publication Day to Splat! the debut picture book by Jon Burgerman, which hits bookshelves stateside today! See what happens when flipping the page of this gleeful picture book gets you—SPLAT!—a pie in the face, followed by—SQUISH!—an insect sandwich, and—SPLASH!—a deluge of water balloons. Bright colours and appealing visual gags add up […]