GOBLIN SECRETS is a 2012 National Book Award Finalist!

October 18th, 2012 | News | 0 Comments

Congrats to William Alexander whose debut middle grade novel GOBLIN SECRETS is nominated for a 2012 National Book Award!










Click here for more information about all the 2012 nominees and their books.


Tim Wynne-Jones Wins Boston Globe-Horn Book Award

June 13th, 2011 | News | 0 Comments

Tim Wynne-Jones has won the Boston Globe-Horn Book Award for fiction for his wonderful novel BLINK & CAUTION.

See the official press release here:


Karen Healey wins Aurealis Award for Guardian of the Dead!

May 23rd, 2011 | News | 0 Comments

Karen Healey has won the 2010 Aurealis Award for Best Young Adult Novel for her debut novel GUARDIAN OF THE DEAD!

See a list of all the winners here:   http://www.aurealisawards.com

Summer 2011 Kids’ Indie Next List

May 9th, 2011 | News | 0 Comments

Summer is almost here! And with the warmer weather comes the latest Kids’ Indie Next List for Summer 2011 featuring:

Congrats to Stephanie Burgis!

May 4th, 2011 | News | 0 Comments

Kat, Incorrigible is causing quite a stir!

It’s been long-listed for the British Fantasy Society’s Best Novel Award and the Branford Boase Award http://www.branfordboaseaward.org.uk/BBA/bbastart.html

It was also selected by the UK’s National Reading Agency for the 2011 Summer Reading Challenge (run through 95% of the public libraries in the UK): http://www.readingagency.org.uk/children/summer-reading-challenge/

Congrats to Karen Healey!

May 4th, 2011 | News | 0 Comments

Congrats to Karen Healey for her book GUARDIAN OF THE DEAD, which is now a finalist for the following awards:

2011 NZ Post Children’s Book Awards:  http://www.booksellers.co.nz/awards/new-zealand-post-childrens-book-awards/nz-post-childrens-book-awards-finalists-2011)

2011 William C. Morris Award:  http://www.ala.org/yalsa/morris

2010 Australian Shadows Awardshttp://australianhorror.com/index.php?view=256

2010 Aurealis Awards:  http://www.aurealisawards.com/index.htm

2010 Golden Inky Award:  http://www.insideadog.com.au/inkys/2010-shortlist

It was also shortlisted as one of the 2010 Best Books For Teens (KirkusReviews) and as one of the 2011 Best Books For Young Adults (http://www.ala.org/ala/mgrps/divs/yalsa/booklistsawards/bestficya/bfya2011.cfm)