Awesomely Austen - Book Club Pack

Awesomely austen

Meet your new favourite heroines – they’re bold, brilliant and totally awesome!

Fresh, funny and accessible retellings of Jane Austen’s classic stories, with witty black and white illustrations throughout. The perfect way to discover Austen for the first time, this bright and bold collection features some of the most inspiring and famous heroines in English literature. For readers aged eight and up.

Awesomely Austen: Pride & Prejudice written by Katherine Woodfine and illustrated by Églantine Ceulemans

Awesomely Austen: Emma written by Katy Birchall and illustrated by Églantine Ceulemans

Awesomely Austen: Persuasion written by Narinder Dhami and illustrated by Églantine Ceulemans

To celebrate the series, Hachette Children’s Group are sharing book club kits for public libraries to celebrate the publication of the book.

The book club kit includes:
Book Club Poster
Discussion Questions
8 x Review Cards (additional review cards can be downloaded online)

We would love to see any photos of your enjoying the pack on social media using #AwesomelyAusten, @readingagency and @HachetteKids.


Keeping your reading group active while social distancing

Are you wondering how your reading group can continue to meet, even while you’re social distancing? With many people at home with family, flatmates or on their own, we know that books are so important to provide comfort, solace and escapism. Staying socially connected, and keeping your regular reading group meetings in your diary, is going to be very important in keeping up morale and supporting everyone’s mental health as we adjust to a new way of living.

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How to start a reading group

Interested in joining a reading group or starting one of your own? Download our quick guide to getting started.

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Hive and The Reading Agency

The Reading Agency loves books, in every form, and we know you do too. We love it when people borrow books in every format from their brilliant local libraries. We love it when reading groups get exclusive free proofs from our publisher partners. We love it when readers pick up a pre-loved book from a second-hand bookshop for a song. And we also love it when you buy yourself or someone else a brand new book from a high street bookshop. We also know that buying online is quick and convenient...

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