AUTHOR INTERVIEWS

  • Linwood Barclay Linwood Barclay

    CHASE

    ORION CHILDREN'S BOOKS

    JULY 2017


    Bestselling crime fiction writer Linwood Barclay's first book for children is a fast-paced adventure story featuring - as its title suggests - an unrelenting chase across the US as a (talking) dog...

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  • Cornelia Funke Cornelia Funke

    THE GRIFFIN'S FEATHER

    CHICKEN HOUSE

    JULY 2017


    After repeated requests from young readers, bestselling author Cornelia Funke has returned to her Dragon Rider novel to pen an engaging new story for readers aged 9+, featuring the young...

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  • Jenn Bennett Jenn Bennett

    ALEX, APPROXIMATELY

    SIMON AND SCHUSTER

    JULY 2017

    ALEX, APPROXIMATELY, the new teenaged novel from Night Owls author Jenn Bennett, is a delicious take on the film You've Got Mail in which the reader knows the true identity of both the...

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  • Tracey Corderoy Tracey Corderoy

    TRACEY CORDEROY AND ILLUSTRATOR JORGE MARTIN

    FAIRY TALE PETS

    LITTLE TIGER PRESS

    JULY 2017


    FAIRY TALE PETS is a fabulous new take on fairy tales - and the animals therein. What if Goldilocks's baby bear needed looking after, or the...

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  • Jorge Martin Jorge Martin

    FAIRY TALE PETS

    LITTLE TIGER PRESS

    JULY 2017


    FAIRY TALE PETS is a fabulous new take on fairy tales - and the animals therein. What if Goldilocks's baby bear needed looking after, or the three little pigs wanted someone to look after the...

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  • SJ Kincaid SJ Kincaid

    THE DIABOLIC

    SIMON & SCHUSTER

    JULY 2017


    Now available in paperback, THE DIABOLIC by SJ Kincaid enjoyed a considerable online buzz even prior to its launch last autumn when it got YA readers talking, especially fans of sci-fi and...

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  • Gillian Cross Gillian Cross

    THE DEMON HEADMASTER: TOTAL CONTROL

    OUP CHILDREN'S BOOKS

    JULY 2017


    Author GILLIAN CROSS has returned to her popular THE DEMON HEADMASTER series (9-11 years) to bring us a new adventure, TOTAL CONTROL, featuring the shadowy...

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  • Helen Hancocks Helen Hancocks

    ELLA QUEEN OF JAZZ

    FRANCES LINCOLN CHILDREN'S BOOKS

    APRIL 2017


    ELLA QUEEN OF JAZZ is a sumptuous retelling in pictures of a little-known story from the 1950's of the friendship between Marilyn Monroe and the then upcoming singer, Ella...

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