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7th January 2020

A ROBOT IN THE FAMILY hits bookstores in Japan

Following the bestselling success of A Robot in the Garden and A Robot in the House in Japan, Deborah Install’s A Robot in the School (Shogakukan) has hit bookstores there. Tsutaya Bookstore (Nakama Branch) is just one of many all over the More...


7th January 2020

THE UNADOPTABLES on Waterstones' list of Best Books to Look Out For in 2020 (Children's & YA)

Hana Tooke’s The Unadoptables is on Waterstones’ list of Best Books to Look Out For in 2020 for the Children’s and Young Adult genre. The Unadoptables will be published on 14th May by Puffin in the UK and by Viking Children’s in More...


3rd January 2020

White Fox makes Financial Times 5 Best Children's books of 2019

We are very proud to announce that Chen Jiatong’s White Fox has made the Financial Times’ list of the 5 best Children’s books of 2019. This places White Fox alongside books by  authors such as Matt Haig, Judith Kerr, Elly More...


19th December 2019

Kirsten Boie becomes an Honorary Citizen of Hamburg

Congratulations to Kirsten Boie, who has been made an Honorary Citizen of Hamburg in recognition of her literary and life’s work, the Senate said on Tuesday 17th December. “Kirsten Boie is an extraordinary writer. Her stories have shaped the More...


15th November 2019

Sjeng Scheijen Wins Bookspot Literatuurprijs Prize

On the evening of Thursday 14th November, Sjeng Scheijen’s The Avant-Gardists was awarded the Bookspot Literatuurprijs Prize in The Hague. It was the first time fiction and non-fiction have been awarded separately, with Sjeng one of two winners More...

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14th November 2019

Marco Franzoso wins the Mondello Giovani 2019

Marco Franzoso has won the Mondello Giovani 2019 for his novel L’innocente at the Mondello International Literary Awards. The decision came from a jury of 153 Sicilian students who voted for their favourite novel. Many congratulations to More...

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11th November 2019

Saadawi, Makereti and Helgason Longlisted for Dublin Literary Award

Three of our authors have been nominated for the Dublin Literary Award; Ahmed Saadawi’s Frankenstein in Baghdad, Hallgrímur Helgason’s Woman at 1,000 Degrees and Tina Makereti’s The Imaginary Lives of James Poneke all featured on More...


4th November 2019

Savita Kalhan nominated for the CILILP Carnegie Medal 2020

Savita Kalhan’s latest novel, That Asian Kid, has been nominated for the CILIP Carnegie Medal 2020. The medal is one of the UK’s oldest and most prestigious children’s book awards, recognising outstanding writing for children and More...

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25th October 2019

A Robot in the Garden to be Adapted for Stage

We are thrilled that Deborah Install’s bestselling novel in Japan, A Robot in the Garden, is to be adapted into a stage musical by the renowned Shiki Theatre Company. It will premiere at the Tokyo Free Theatre on 3rd October 2020 and will continue More...


23rd October 2019

Little Eve Wins Best Horror at British Fantasy Awards

Congratulations to Catriona Ward whose second novel, Little Eve, has won Best Horror Novel at The British Fantasy Awards. Lauded by The British Fantasy Society as ‘a master of disturbing, twisting tales that not only comment on our past but More...