AUTHOR INTERVIEWS

  • Laura Bates Laura Bates

    THE BURNING

    SIMON & SCHUSTER CHILDREN'S BOOKS

    FEBRUARY 2019


    THE BURNING is the debut YA novel of LAURA BATES, who has spent her adult years campaigning for women's rights including founding the Everyday Sexism Project, a collection of...

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  • Hannah Whitty, Paula Bowles Hannah Whitty, Paula Bowles

    SUPERKITTY

    SIMON AND SCHUSTER CHILDREN'S BOOKS

    FEBRUARY 2019


    SUPERKITTY is a kitty with a yearning for mystery and a penchant for adventure! In the meantime, however, she's been left to answer the phones and to iron the 'real'...

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  • Sharon Dogar Sharon Dogar

    MONSTERS

    ANDERSEN PRESS

    FEBRUARY 2019


    MONSTERS is the powerful new novel by SHARON DOGAR in which she explores the life of Frankenstein author Mary Shelley.

    The novel brings to life the precocious teenaged girl who left her family...

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  • Kate Pankhurst Kate Pankhurst

    FANTASTICALLY GREAT WOMEN WHO WORKED WONDERS

    BLOOMSBURY CHILDREN'S BOOKS

    FEBRUARY 2019


    The FANTASTICALLY GREAT WOMEN series by KATE PANKHURST was among the first in a wave of books that explore women's achievements throughout history,...

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  • Sue Mongredien, Kate Pankhurst Sue Mongredien, Kate Pankhurst

    CAPTAIN CAT AND THE TREASURE MAP

    MACMILLAN CHILDREN'S BOOKS

    FEBRUARY 2019


    CAPTAIN CAT AND THE TREASURE MAP is a pirate story with a difference, as it's the pirate's pets - Captain Cat Patch, Cutlass the parrot and Monty the monkey - who...

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  • Renee Watson, Ellen Hagan Renee Watson, Ellen Hagan

    WATCH US RISE

    BLOOMSBURY YA

    FEBRUARY 2019


    This distinctive and empowering US novel follows two teenage girls, Jasmine and Chelsea, as they confront the everyday realities of gender and race discrimination at school while trying to forge...

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  • Karen McCombie Karen McCombie

    LITTLE BIRD FLIES

    NOSY CROW

    JANUARY 2019


    An evocative and adeptly told story about empowerment, courage and cherishing our dreams, Little Bird Flies is a great start to Karen McCombie's new series.

    Step back to 1861, to the tiny and...

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  • Holly Smale Holly Smale

    HAPPY GIRL LUCKY (THE VALENTINES)

    HARPERCOLLINS CHILDREN'S BOOKS

    FEBRUARY 2019


    HAPPY GIRL LUCKY kicks off the start of a great new series by HOLLY SMALE (Geek Girl), which features different children from a famous acting family, the...

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