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Debut Australian author Matilda Woods has taken three very different ingredients – a boy, a bird and a coffin maker – and combined them to come up with a beautifully written novel for young and not-so-young readers.
It’s a real pleasure to find 11-year-old Violet Remy-Robinson amongst all the dark, apocalyptic novels on YA shelves. Gutsy, determined and a female Sherlock Holmes in the making.
The reclusive author of To Kill a Mockingbird had a thing about fame
Mockingbird asks one of the most important questions facing humans
Harper Lee’s “To Kill a Mockingbird” became one of the most beloved books in US literary history. Here are seven facts about Lee, who died at the age of 89 on February 19, 2016
Set a Watchman callow and shocking, writes Jocelyn McClurg of USA Today
Sally Gardner never does the same thing twice. She doesn’t have to: the YA author has one of the most creative imaginations around.
Little accidents happen to us all. Usually, there is no harm done: we patch ourselves up, shake ourselves down and get back on with life.
The script of a new Harry Potter play is to be published following its world premiere in London in July, publishers announced yesterday.
Books, Classics, Games, Memes, Movies and Music, all Monkeyed up.
Edith Nesbit published Five Children and It in the early 1900s, establisheding itself as a classic. Kate Saunders was certainly putting her reputation at stake when she announced she was writing a sequel.