Events EVENTS

EVENTS

So lovely to meet so many of you this year on the Notes on a Nervous Planet tour. I’m taking some time out of doing events now and cracking on with writing a new novel. Hope to see some of you next year.

News A BOY CALLED CHRISTMAS MOVIE

A BOY CALLED CHRISTMAS MOVIE

STUDIOCANAL, Netflix and Blueprint Pictures are making a live action movie of A Boy called Christmas! It stars tonnes of amazing people, Jim Broadbent, Zoe Colletti, Toby Jones, Sally Hawkins, Maggie Smith, Henry Lawfull, Michiel Huisman, Rune Temte, Indica Watson & Kristen Wiig, and is simply a dream come true. The amazing Gil […]

International INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Thanks to the wonderful rights team at Canongate my books have found some lovely homes around the world. Reasons to Stay Alive has just been sold to it’s 39th international territory. (For any further information on international rights please contact the Canongate Rights team.) Notes on a Nervous Planet is published […]

Books WORLD BOOK DAY

WORLD BOOK DAY

Amazingly honoured that I am now a World Book Day author. I have written Evie in the Jungle exclusively for World Book Day and it is lovely to  be on the amazing list. The wonderful Emily Gravett has drawn some brilliant illustrations too.  There’s more information here.

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WORLD BOOK DAY


Amazingly honoured that I am now a World Book Day author. I have written Evie in the Jungle exclusively for World Book Day and it is lovely to  be on the amazing list. The wonderful Emily Gravett has drawn some brilliant illustrations too.  There’s more information here.

Events

EVENTS

So lovely to meet so many of you this year on the Notes on a Nervous Planet tour. I’m taking some time out of doing events now and cracking on with writing a new novel. Hope to see some of you next year.

Book News / Films / Kids News / News

A BOY CALLED CHRISTMAS MOVIE

STUDIOCANAL, Netflix and Blueprint Pictures are making a live action movie of A Boy called Christmas! It stars tonnes of amazing people, Jim Broadbent, Zoe Colletti, Toby Jones, Sally Hawkins, Maggie Smith, Henry Lawfull, Michiel Huisman, Rune Temte, Indica Watson & Kristen Wiig, and is simply a dream come true. The amazing Gil Kenan is directing. Ol Parker wrote the script! More info here and here.

Book News / International

INTERNATIONAL

Thanks to the wonderful rights team at Canongate my books have found some lovely homes around the world. Reasons to Stay Alive has just been sold to it’s 39th international territory. (For any further information on international rights please contact the Canongate Rights team.)



Notes on a Nervous Planet is published in America by Penguin

More international rights info is here.

Book News / Events

EVENTS

So lovely to meet so many of you this year on the Notes on a Nervous Planet tour. I’m taking some time out of doing events now and cracking on with writing a new novel. Hope to see some of you next year. In the meantime, Reasons to Stay Alive, has been adapted for the stage by English Touring Theatre and Sheffield Theatres, dates and links are below:

Friday 13th September to Saturday 28th September, Sheffield Crucible, Tickets

Tuesday 1st October to Saturday 5th October, Bristol Old Vic, Tickets

Tuesday 8th October to Saturday 12th October, Lawrence Batley Theatre Huddersfield, Tickets

Tuesday 15th October to Saturday 19th October, Northern Stage Newcastle, Tickets

Tuesday 29th October to Saturday 2nd November, Manchester Home, Tickets

Tuesday 5th November to Saturday 9th November, York Theatre Royal, Tickets

Tuesday 12th November to Saturday 16th November, Leeds Playhouse, Tickets