Legendary HarperCollins children’s author Judith Kerr, who escaped from Hitler’s Germany as a child and went on to write over 30 children’s books, including one of the best-selling of all time, The Tiger Who Came to Tea, has been named BookTrust Lifetime Achievement Award Winner 2016.
Published in June, ‘Foxlowe’ is a taut, atmospheric page-turner – perfect for fans of Emma Donoghue’s ‘Room’ and Helen Oyeyemi’s ‘White is for Witching’. Here Eleanor Wasserberg reads from her compulsive and chilling debut.
HarperCollins has signed a global publishing deal with Warner Brothers to publish the Fantastic Beasts, adult tie-in titles. The books will be about the making of the film and will feature interviews with the cast and filmmakers. Colouring and postcard books will also be available.
Robin Talley has won the inaugural Amnesty CILIP Honour for the Carnegie medal shortlist 2016 for Lies We Tell Ourselves, which the judges described as “an exciting page-turner of a book, it vividly brings to life the human cost of prejudice and explores an historic battle for equal access to education.”
Do we know what happened before the Big Bang? Where is human consciousness located in the brain? And are there more undiscovered particles out there, beyond the Higgs boson? Marcus du Sautoy, Britain’s most famous mathematician reads from his thought-provoking new exploration of the furthest reaches of modern science, What We Cannot Know.
The World’s Worst Children, a collection of wickedly funny and mischievous tales by David Walliams, is out now! But can you create the 11th ‘World’s Worst Child?’ The winner will have their creation illustrated by the artistic genius Tony Ross.
Claire Lowdon reads from her sensational debut, Left of the Bang, which William Boyd called ‘A remarkably compelling and shrewd look at the way we live now.’ Daringly, radically honest and very, very funny, this is the best novel yet about the ‘lost generation’ of young Londoners today.
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