Busy week here at Haughton Towers. Chuffed to bits to discover that NOW YOU SEE ME was longlisted for the Sussex Coast School’s Amazing Book Awards – http://amazingbookawards.co.uk. Fingers crossed!
Hot on its heels the news that Dominicus Lituanus has bought the Lithuanian translation rights, so for all my future Lithuanian readers, a (probably badly translated) message: Sveiki, į Lietuvą. Tikimės, kad jums patiks knyga !
Last, and very much not least, my youngest son discovered this gem in his packet of Twiglets, which if you squint looks a lot like our dog Stanley, dancing. Disco, I reckon, given the John Travolta pose.
Long time no blog, mainly because I have been doing lots of this:
Only, with the screen on and actual words, and a much messier desk. Actually, no desk, as I mainly write on my laptop in bed. I’ve also been doing quite a lot of this:
Again, usually in bed rather than collapsed on grass. In addition, I’ve been pretty busy with this:
Meanwhile, there’s been some great developments for NOW YOU SEE ME, including a nomination for the Cilip Carnegie book award and a mention in the Independent’s Christmas Best Books for Children guide. So having brought you up to speed, I’m jolly pleased to be able to show you this:
Ta Dahhhhhh!! Fabulous new cover for BETTER LEFT BURIED, out May 1st. Chock full of secrets and twists and other good stuff that isn’t in the least bit fattening.