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Andrea Levy answers your questions

8 September 2014 / News / 0 comments

In the ten years since it was published, Andrea Levy's Small Island has been translated into 26 languages and awarded the 2004 Orange Prize for Fiction and 2004 Whitbread Book of the Year Award, as well as being chosen as one of the 50 books which defined the decade by the Guardian. To celebrate the tenth anniversary of this iconic novel, Tinder Press has published a special edition with a new introduction by writer and journalist, Gary Younge. They offered 50 copies of this special edition to our reading groups and invited them to pose questions to Andrea. How did you… more

September 2014 Chatterbooks Reads

16 September 2014 / Chatterbooks / 0 comments

Each month the Chatterbooks team select their favourite new titles with the help of librarians, publishers, and children. Here are our picks for September. Books for Younger Readers It's Mouse's First Night at Moonlight School for all the small creatures of the night, but she is VERY shy - too shy even to say hello. Luckily, with help from Miss Moon and… more

The Tightrope Walkers Giveaway

15 September 2014 / Books for reading groups / Offers / 0 comments

We have five reading group sets (10 copies per set) of The Tightrope Walkers by David Almond for reading groups. To apply for a set, complete this survey by 21 September. We'll ask for reviews by 1 January. The Tightrope Walkers It's the sixties. The slums are being cleared and new estates are being built. Joni Mitchell is… more

The Aftermath Giveaway

12 September 2014 / Books for reading groups / Offers / 0 comments

We have five reading group sets (10 copies per set) of The Aftermath by Rhidian Brooke for reading groups. To apply for a set, complete this survey by 18 September. We'll ask for reviews by 31 December. The Aftermath In the bitter winter of 1946, Rachael Morgan arrives with her only remaining son Edmund in the ruins of Hamburg.… more