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Children’s and Young Adult

The 100 Society: Carla Spradbery

After working with teenagers for more than a decade, Carla Spradbery decided to start writing for and about them. Having had a lifelong obsession with dark literature, it only seemed...

Out of the Darkness with New York Times Bestseller Leigh Bardugo

It was a moment of pure terror that set Leigh Bardugo onto a path that led her to the sensational New York Times bestselling Grisha trilogy and critical acclaim from...

Sarah Webb Talks Half Bad With Author Sally Green (Part 2)

Half Bad, the debut witch novel for teens by Sally Green hit the headlines recently after breaking a Guinness World Record for most translated book pre-publication. It’s already been sold...

Sally Green Talks Half Bad With Sarah Webb (Part 1)

Half Bad, the debut witch novel for teens by Sally Green hit the headlines recently after breaking a Guinness World Record for most translated book pre-publication. It’s already been sold...

Jonathan Stroud and Lockwood & Co.

Vanessa handed me an ARC (advance reader’s copy) of Lockwood & Co. with little warning, other than mentioning that it had had to be pried out of the hands of...

Every Picture Tells a Story: Into the Greenwood Deep
Posted by Vanessa O'Loughlin in > Children's and Young Adult > Interviews

For any reader or writer of fantasy, magic can be created in just a few words, and great story can come from anywhere. Photographer and artist Phil McDarby’s work is...

How to Seize a Dragon’s Jewel – Meeting Cressida Cowell
Posted by Méabh McDonnell in > Children's and Young Adult > Special Guests

Laughing children, bemused parents, and one of the most enthusiastic authors you’re ever likely to meet were the first things that greeted me when I arrived at British author Cressida...

Beachy Books – a children’s publisher doing things differently by Philip Bell

I’m Philip Bell, writer, author and publisher at Beachy Books, a little family-run children’s books publisher based in the Isle of Wight. I’m not Irish but I’m married to a...

Fallen, Torment, Passion and Rapture; Lauren Kate and YA Fiction

American writer Lauren Kate is the internationally best-selling author of  The Betrayal of Natalie Hargrove, a reworking of Macbeth, and the Fallen series – Fallen, Torment, the just-released Passion, and the forthcomingRapture. Her novels have...

Tony DiTerlizzi – The Search For Wondla
Posted by Elizabeth Rose Murray in > Children's and Young Adult > Special Guests

You describe in your recent Guardian interview how you comforted your daughter with the Spiderwick Chronicles while she was in hospital, suffering from seizures. “She seems to have healed, with no real...

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