The new Week Junior Awards in partnership with the Bookseller have been announced and it’s fantastic to see The Chestnut Roaster shortlisted for cover of the year. The cover shows a leaf that is also a map of under ground Paris—this map is a key feature of the plot that takes us deep down into […]
Congratulations to Holly Ovenden our wonderful cover designer. The cover for The Chestnut Roaster won the Children’s 6-12 category at the British Cover Designer Awards.
Waterstones says ‘Spectacularly silly and utterly lovable, Moffatt’s madcap story about a boy on stilts enrolling at a school for giants is brimming with hilarious set-pieces and a whole lot of heart.’
521 illustrators from 47 countries and regions took part the international contest for “Italian Excellence. Illustrations for Italo Calvino”. The jury selected 30 illustrations that will make part of the exhibition, containing already published illustrations of Calvino’s works.
Wonderful to see The Sound of Everything shortlisted for the Jhalak Prize. It’s an intriguing and strong list that shows much variety and talent.
Fantastic to see The Sound of Everything by Rebecca Henry on this fine, fine longlist. Congratulations Rebecca!
The judges felt that the raw depiction of grief made this book stand out. Congratulations Richard, this a formidable achievement.
Congratulations to Richard Lambert and Rebecca Henry—it’s wonderful to see The Sound of Everything and The Wolf Road on the impressive list for the 2022 Carnegie.
Congratulations to Richard on winning the Mal Peet Award for The Wolf Road — a stunning book about grief and its effect on the mind of a young boy and a lyrical homage to nature and the wild.
Congratulations Holly on winning the 6-12 children’s category with The Acrobats of Agra by Robin Scott Elliot, published by Everything with Words.

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