Bright Bursts of Colour: An interview with Matt Goodfellow

Ahead of its release on February 6th, Matt Goodfellow joins us in The Reading Realm to talk about his wonderful new anthology of poems called Bright Bursts of Colour… Without giving too much away, can you tell us about Bright Bursts of Colour and the inspiration behind it? I wanted to write a collection of…

A Jigsaw of Fire and Stars: An interview with Yaba Badoe

We are delighted to have Yaba Badoe, an award-winning writer, journalist and documentary filmmaker join us in The Reading Realm today to talk about her magical, thrilling, spooky and moving debut A Jigsaw of Fire and Stars, which is published by Head of Zeus… Without giving too much away, can you tell us a bit…

The Shop on Peculiar Hill: An interview with Grimly Darkwood

We are thrilled to have Grimly Darkwood in The Reading Realm today talking about his entertaining, quirky fantasy adventure The Shop on Peculiar Hill! Without giving too much away, can you tell us about your book The Shop on Peculiar Hill? The book is about a boy called Peter who comes to live with his…

The Importance of Daily Storytime: An interview with Ross Montgomery

Ross Montgomery is the much-loved author of Max and the Millions, Perijee and Me and Christmas Dinner of Souls. He is passionate about the importance of setting time aside every day so that primary school children are read to. Here he talks about Egmont’s ‘Stories and Choices’ research project and his top tips for reading…