Tag Archives: Pooja Puri

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 The Jungle by Pooja Puri

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 about having the right papers?  We are wishing a very happy publication day to The Jungle, the debut novel from the super […]

Spotlight On: Pooja Puri

It’s time for our latest Spotlight On interview and this time we are catching up with YA author Pooja Puri whose debut novel The Jungle, a brave and beautiful narrative about two teenage refugees in Calais, publishes tomorrow. Pooja first tasted publishing success with her short story Chess, and later graduated from King’s Collge London […]

Black and White Book deal for Pooja Puri’s YA debut novel The Jungle

We are delighted to see the announcement of the upcoming publication of Pooja Puri’s debut novel The Jungle. This extraordinary YA story is set in one of the most contentious places of our time – the refugee camp in Calais known as The Jungle. Through her characters Mico and Leila, Pooja takes us on a challenging and unforgettable journey through a world filled with ‘Ghost […]