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  • Alastair Chisholm - Young Fiction

    Alastair Chisholm - Young Fiction

    Alastair Chisholm's Dragon Storm (Nosy Crow Books) is an adventure-packed new series for younger readers. As well as writing books for children, Adam is a puzzle creator and has written quite a lot of books of Sudoku and other puzzles for kids and grown-ups.   He lives...

  • Sarah Ann Juckes

    Sarah Ann Juckes

    Sarah Ann Juckes writes books for young people and The Hunt for the Nightingale is her first novel for children.  Her YA debut Outside (Penguin) was nominated for the Carnegie Medal 2020, shortlisted for Mslexia's Children's Novel Award, and longlisted for the Bath Novel Award. Her second YA n...

  • Ross Montgomery

    Ross Montgomery

    Ross Montgomery started writing stories as a teenager, when he should have been doing homework, and continued doing so at university. His debut novel, Alex, the Dog and the Unopenable Door, was shortlisted for the Costa Children's Book of the Year and Branford Boase Award. It was also selected...

  • Lesley Parr

    Lesley Parr

    Author Lesley Parr's new historical fiction novel, When the War Came Home (Bloomsbury), explores the effects of WWI after the war had ended. Lesley grew up in South Wales and now lives in England with her husband and their...

  • Liz Kessler

    Liz Kessler

    Liz Kessler is the author of 23 books for children and young adults. Her new novel, When the World Was Ours, was inspired by her father’s childhood escape from the Nazis just before the second world war. The book is aimed at young (and not-so-young) adults. Liz's books range from Early...

  • Marissa Meyer

    Marissa Meyer

    #1 New York Times–bestselling author Marissa Meyer's new book, Gilded, is a remarkable retelling of the Rumpelstiltskin fairy tale. Marissa has also written the Renegades Trilogy, The Lunar Chronicles series, the Wires and Nerve graphic novels, and The Lunar Chronicles Colouri...

  • Hannah Gold

    Hannah Gold

    Hannah Gold worked in the film and magazine industries before taking time out to pursue her dream of writing.She lives in Lincolnshire with her tortoise, her cat and her husband. The Last Bear is her middle grade debut....

  • Tony Bradman

    Tony Bradman

    Tony Bradman's historical fiction novel Viking Boy is used in classrooms around the country and his new book, Viking Boy - The Real Story, draws on those adventures to give more information about life as a Viking. Tony's children's books have sold more...