Wednesday, 22 July 2015

THE KING'S SHADOW: Independent Best Summer Reads

PW: Thrilled
I was utterly thrilled to see that The King's Shadow had been selected by Nicholas Tucker as one of the 12 Best Summer Reads for Children in The Independent on Sunday last weekend. You can see the whole list here.

Tuesday, 7 July 2015

The Ecliptic by Benjamin Wood: review

Wood: playfully experimental
I've reviewed Benjamin Wood's new book, The Ecliptic, for the Telegraph. Read it here.

Thursday, 2 July 2015

Check out the July issue of Literary Review for my children's book round up, featuring:

The Lie Tree by Frances Hardinge
Arsenic for Tea by Robin Stevens
The White Umbrella by Brian Sewell
Pike by Anthony McGowan
The Dreamsnatcher by Abi Elphinstone
An Island of Our Own by Sally Nicholls
The Wordsmith by Patricia Forde
Beasts of Olympus by Lucy Coats
Julius Zebra by Gary Northfield
Apocalypse Bow Wow by James Proimos III
Uncle Gobb and the Dread Shed by Michael Rosen
The Story of King Lear by Melania G Mazzucco.