Preview of autumn titles

No sooner had we launched our two YA novels in April (Bone Music and The Sword of Ice and Fire) than we were in the thick of the production process for the autumn titles. Black Wings is subtitled “a novel of the French Revolution,” and it does what it says on the tin. Sophie Masson[…]

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All good news here!

Where to begin? We’ve sold Rights to David: the Unauthorised Biography to Japan and are negotiating an American deal on The Celian Moment. The Ravenmaster’s Boy has been nominated for the Carnegie Medal and is on the shortlist for the Hillingdon Secondary Book of the Year. We’ve been getting excellent reviews for all this year’s[…]

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Good news!

We are delighted that Mary Hoffman’s The Ravenmaster’s Boy has been shortlisted for the Hillingdon Secondary Book Award. The winner won’t be announced till May 2018, when Mary will attend the “finale” working with children on a presentation complete with props. Ravens? Executioner’s axe?

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Next spring’s books

A very exciting day today as two new YA novels have gone off to the copy-editor! We have signed contracts with Katherine Roberts (prize-winning author of I am the Great Horse among others) for Bone Music: the Legend of Genghis Khan and with John Matthews for The Sword of Ice and Fire, a very personal[…]

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