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6th May 2021

THE UNADOPTABLES and STRANGER shortlisted for the Italian Andersen Prize

We are proud to announce that THE UNADOPTABLES by Hana Tooke (GLI INADOTTABILI published by Rizzoli, 2021) and STRANGER (published by Giunti, 2020) by Keren David have both been shortlisted for the Andersen Prize in the age 12 years plus and 15 years More...

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18th March 2021

THE LAST HOUSE ON NEEDLESS STREET optioned by Andy Serkis' Imaginarium Productions

Catriona Ward’s third novel, THE LAST HOUSE ON NEEDLESS STREET, published in the UK today by Viper Books, has been optioned for film by Andy Serkis and Jonathan Cavendish’s Imaginarium Productions. Serkis called the novel “the kind of More...

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2nd March 2021

Dunya Mikhail longlisted for the International Prize for Arabic Fiction 2021

Many congratulations to Dunya Mikhail, who has been longlisted for the International Prize for Arabic Fiction 2021, with her debut novel The Bird Tattoo. Mikhail, who worked as a journalist for the Baghdad Observer until, facing increasing threats More...

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26th February 2021

Kirsten Boie's DUNKELNACHT a Spiegel bestseller

Kirsten Boie’s new novel Dunkelnacht (Dark Night) has entered the Speigel bestseller list at No. 17. Published on February 6th in Germany by Oetinger, Dunkelnacht is the story based on the events that occurred in Penzberg, a small town More...

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3rd February 2021

THE SANATORIUM by Sarah Pearse is Reese Witherspoon's Book Club Pick for February

Many congratulations to Sarah Pearse, whose debut novel THE SANATORIUM was annnounced as Reese Witherspoon’s Book Club Pick for February 2021 on the day of its US release (Pamela Dorman Books/Viking). Witherspoon described the book as “an More...

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21st October 2020

Cornelia Funke awarded German Children's Literature Special Award for Lifetime Achievement 2020

We are very excited to share the news that Cornelia Funke has received the German Children’s Literature Special Award for Lifetime Achievement 2020. Cornelia Funke has published more than 70 books for children and young adults which have been More...

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13th October 2020

Matt Brown wins the FCBG Book Award (Young Readers category)

Matt Brown has won the Books for Young Readers category of the Federation of Children’s Book Groups Book Award with MUTANT ZOMBIES CURSED MY SCHOOL TRIP! –  illustrated by Paco Sordo. MUTANT ZOMBIES CURSED MY SCHOOL TRIP! is the second More...

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2nd October 2020

Christian Berkel to discuss LE POMMIER with Raphaëlle Leyris (Festival du Premier Roman)

On Monday 5th October at 7pm (Paris time) Christian Berkel will be interviewed by Le Monde des Livres journalist Raphaëlle Leyris in an online event organised by Un Endroit Où Aller for the Festival du Premier Roman (Debut Novel Festival). They More...

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30th September 2020

Musical Adaptation of A ROBOT IN THE GARDEN at Japan's Shiki Theatre

The Shiki Theatre, one of the top production companies in Japan, will be launching a musical adaptation of Deborah Install’s A ROBOT IN THE GARDEN this Saturday, 3rd October at Theatre JIYU in Tokyo. The production features puppets by Toby Olié More...

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26th June 2020

Piki Films to adapt Tina Makereti's THE IMAGINARY LIVES OF JAMES PONEKE

Piki Films, the production company run by Taika Waititi and Carthew Neal, has optioned Tina Makereti‘s novel The Imaginary Lives of James Poneke as the first of three projects by Maori writers, with the aim of putting “indigenous writers More...