Lara Williamson wins the Hounslow Junior Book Award and the Hillingdon Secondary Book of the Year 2015

In addition to these awards, A Boy Called Hope has also been shortlisted for The Waterstones Children’s Book Prize 2015,  Leeds Book Awards 2015 (9-11 category), Cheshire Schools’ Book Awards,  Lancashire School Library Fantastic Book Award, and the Independent Booksellers Week Book Award 2014. Congratulations Lara!

Lara Williamson

The Observer includes Holly Bourne in their list of FIVE OF THE BEST IN YOUNG ADULT FICTION

Holly’s latest book Am I Normal Yet, which explores three girls facing down tough issues with the combined powers of friendship, feminism and cheesy snacks, will be published on the 1st August (Usborne).

holly observer

Anyone But Ivy Pocket by Caleb Krisp is on the Huffington Post’s top 32 Enthralling Summer Reads For Kids of All Ages

“Part Jane Eyre, part Lemony Snicket and a lot of fun, Anyone But Ivy Pocket is a must-read of the summer.” Huffington Post

See the list here

Bloomsbury and HarperCollins published in the UK and US simultaneously in April this year. Translation rights have been sold in 22 territories to date.

Anyone but Ivy Pocket - US jacket