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Helena Duggan shortlisted for CrimeFest Award

A Place Called Perfect, by Helena Duggan, has been shortlisted for the annual CrimeFest Awards in the age 8-12 category. Violet hates living in Perfect. Why does everyone have to wear special glasses to stop them going blind? What are the strange noises in the night and why is Mum acting so weird? Then Dad […]

A Place Called Perfect shortlisted for Waterstones Children’s Book Prize 2018

Helena Duggan’s A Place Called Perfect has been shortlisted in the Young Fiction category for the Waterstones Children’s Book Prize 2018. It’s here! The Waterstones Children’s Book Prize 2018 shortlist: 18 brilliant books revealed here by the children and booksellers who love them. #WCBP18https://t.co/WBLOlzKkgd Carefree Melody by Twin Musicom (https://t.co/563lQrxj31) pic.twitter.com/kkr2Umz6u5 — Waterstones (@Waterstones) February […]

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 […]

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 […]