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Books Are My Bag

bambreadersawardlogocroppedReasons to Stay Alive is up for a Books Are My Bag Award. They are the only book awards with shortlists curated by bookshops. If you fancy winning  £100 National Book Tokens please vote for Reasons!

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Stephen Fry and Carey Mulligan are to narrate

51vghvo6dgl-_sl300_ 61q2jschk8l-_sl300_Stephen Fry and Carey Mulligan are narrating the audiobooks for A Boy called Christmas and The Girl Who Saved Christmas! Having listened to them I couldn’t be more proud. It’s one of the most magical feelings. You can preorder here and here.

 

 

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The Girl Who Saved Christmas

The Girl Who Saved Christmas is my next children’s book and will be published in UK on November 3rd. It’s the sequel to A Boy Called Christmas and tells the story of Father Christmas’s quest to find Amelia, the first child to wake up on the first ever Christmas morning, and the only person who can bring back the magic of Christmas. Here’s the cover reveal!

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World Book Night

Thanks so much to all the volunteers who gave out books on World Book Night. I was so pleased that Reasons to Stay Alive was one of the 15 books!

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International

 A Boy Called Christmas is published in America today!
9780399552656(American edition of A Boy Called Christmas – published by Knopf)

Thanks to the wonderful rights team at Canongate my books have found some lovely homes around the world. (For any further information on international rights please contact the Canongate Rights team.)

A Boy Called Christmas will be out for Christmas 2016 or 2017 in:

Canada by HarperCollins

China by Xiron Books

Finland by Basam Books

France by Hélium Editions

Germany by DTV

Greece by Patakis

Hungary by Libri Könyvkiadó Kft.

Italy by Adriano Salani Editore (Mauri Spagnol)

Japan by Nishimura

Lithuania by Tyto Alba

Netherlands by Moon (Overamstel Uitgevers)

Norway by Cappelen Damm

Poland by Zysk

Portugal by Booksmile

Romania by Nemira

Russia by AST

Serbia by Vulkan

South Korea by Mirae-N

Spain by Destino Juvenil (Planeta)

Sweden by Alfabeta Bokforlag

Taiwan by Eastern Publishing

USA by Knopf BFYR (PRH)

 

Reasons to Stay Alive will be published by:

Argentina (World Spanish) by Emecé / Grupo Planeta

Brazil by Intrinseca

Canada by HarperCollins

China by Ginkgo Beijing Book

Croatia by Mazaik

Estonia by Varrak

Finland by Basam Books

France by Editions Philippe Rey

Germany by DTV

Greece by Patakis

Hungary by Libri Könyvkiadó Kft.

Israel by Matar

Italy by Ponte Alle Grazie (Mauri Spagnol)

Lithuania by Sofoklis

Netherlands by Lebowski

Norway by Libretto forlag

Poland by Sonia Draga

Portugal by Porto Editora

Slovakia by Premedia

South Korea by KPI Publishing

Spain Catalan by Editorial Empúries (Grup 62)

Sweden by Massolit

Taiwan by CommonWealth Magazine

Turkey by Kolektif

USA by Penguin

UK Large Print by F. A. Thorpe

American edition of Reasons to Stay Alive

(The American edition of Reasons to Stay Alive is published by Penguin and is available now.)

The Humans is published by:

Brazil by Grupo Editorial Pensamento

Canada by HarperCollins

China by Xiron Culture and Development

France by Hélium Editions

Germany by DTV

Greece by Klidarithmos

Hungary by Pesci Direkt

Italy by Einuadi

Japan by Hayakawa

Poland by Dom Wydawniczy PWN

Russia by Sindbad Publishers

South Korea by Mirae-N

Spain by Roca Editorial

Spain Catalan by Editorial Empúries (Grup 62)

Sweden by Massolit

Taiwan by Spring International Publishers

Thailand by ClassAct Publishing

Turkey by Kolektif

USA by Free press (Simon & Schuster)

Large print America by Thorndike

UK Audio by Audible

UK Large Print by W. F. Howes

 

Cover The Humans(Japanese cover of The Humans by Shinsuke Yoshitake)