AUTHOR INTERVIEWS

  • SJ Kincaid SJ Kincaid

    THE EMPRESS

    SIMON AND SCHUSTER CHILDREN'S BOOKS

    NOVEMBER 2017


    THE DIABOLIC by SJ Kincaid was one of the most talked-about YA books last winter; now its sequel, THE EMPRESS, has been published where readers get to find out what lay beyond...

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  • Tom McLaughlin Tom McLaughlin

    THE ACCIDENTAL FATHER CHRISTMAS

    OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS CHILDREN'S BOOKS

    NOVEMBER 2017


    As the festive season approaches, TOM MCLAUGHLIN's THE ACCIDENTAL FATHER CHRISTMAS is a perfect read-aloud with its message of hope over adversity, a...

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  • Olaf Falafel Olaf Falafel

    FATHER CHRISTMAS HEARD A PARP

    HARPERCOLLINS CHILDREN'S BOOKS

    NOVEMBER 2017


    With Christmas around the corner, we've been catching up with stand-up comic and picture book creator Olaf Falafel to talk about Father Christmas, Old Macdonald...

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  • Nicholas Bowling Nicholas Bowling

    WITCHBORN

    CHICKEN HOUSE BOOKS

    NOVEMBER 2017


    In this impressive debut, teacher, musician and comic Nicholas Bowling transports us to seventeenth century England, a time when witch hunters prowled and political forces battled...

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  • Eoin Colfer Eoin Colfer

    ILLEGAL

    HODDER CHILDREN'S BOOKS

    OCTOBER 2017


    Ireland's former children's laureate Eoin Colfer has turned to the plight of young economic migrants in his new graphic novel, ILLEGAL. Illegal was written by Colfer with Andrew Donkin and...

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  • Sally Gardner Sally Gardner

    MY SIDE OF THE DIAMOND

    HOT KEY BOOKS

    OCTOBER 2017


    MY SIDE OF THE DIAMOND by Carnegie-winning author Sally Gardner is the story of UFOs and close encounters, friendship, and above all, love in all its forms.

    The story, which is aimed...

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  • Alex T Smith Alex T Smith

    MR PENGUIN

    HODDER CHILDREN'S BOOKS

    OCTOBER 2017


    MR PENGUIN is the first in a new illustrated series for younger readers aged 7+ by ALEX T SMITH, the talented creator of the CLAUDE books.

    Beautifully produced with spot colour, large...

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  • Krystal Sutherland Krystal Sutherland

    A SEMI DEFINITIVE LIST OF WORST NIGHTMARES

    PUBLISHED BY HOT KEY BOOKS

    OCTOBER 2017


    The lobster on the cover of KRYSTAL SUTHERLAND's new book is just one of the 50 things that make up Esther Solar's Semi-Definitive List of Worst...

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