From leading breakfast radio star Christian O’Connell comes Radio Boy, a brilliant and laugh-out-loud story of an ordinary boy with an extraordinary secret radio show (broadcast from his shed). Here the author joins us from his radio studio to tell us about his hilarious new book.
HarperCollins today sees eight of our authors and illustrators nominated for the highly prestigious CILIP Carnegie and Kate Greenaway 2016 Medals – the oldest award and accolade in Children’s literature. The Carnegie Medal is awarded by children’s librarians across the UK for an outstanding book for young children and young people; the Kate Greenaway medal is awarded to an outstanding illustrator. Previous winners include: Terry Pratchett, Patrick Ness and Sharon Creech.
HarperCollins is delighted to announce that the new children’s fiction book from David Walliams will be called The Midnight Gang and will publish on 3rd November. The book tells an extraordinarily heartwarming and funny story of five children on a hospital ward, on a quest for adventure.
Nicotine is a fierce and audaciously funny novel of families, obsession, idealism, and ownership from Nell Zink, the much acclaimed author of Mislaid and The Wall Creeper. Here the author discusses how she came to write her terrific new book.
The Secret is the brilliant and terrifying new crime novel from grip-lit superstar Katerina Diamond, author of the Sunday Times bestseller The Teacher. Here the author discusses her sudden rise to chart-topping success.
In September HarperCollins expanded its international Big Book Bonanza events programme to include Scandinavia, making this our biggest year yet, covering 2 continents and 4 countries, with 12 authors and over 200 retailers in attendanc
Harper Collins are publishing a debut picture book from American Idol winner and Grammy Award-winning recording artist, Kelly Clarkson. Illustrated by the Kate Greenaway Medal nominated Laura Hughes.
The Thousandth Floor is set to take the YA market by storm, with the first book in the trilogy publishing this month, and a TV adaptation already in the works. Here the book’s author Katharine McGee discusses the inspiration behind her futuristic novel, set inside a thousand-storey tower stretching into the sky.