Books

Click on EACH BOOK COVER for more information on where to buy and reviews:

BOOT IT!
FICTION 10-14+

Boot It! is a World Book Day novel for independent readers. It will be published in February 2023 and will be free for anyone with a National Book Token

FIGHT BACK
FICTION 11-14+

⭐️Independent Bookshops’ Book of the Month, June 2022
⭐️’Editor’s Choice’ The Bookseller
⭐️’Our Best Coming Soon Books’ – Waterstones
⭐️Book of the Day, BookTrust, 4th August 2022 “Gripping, honest, and a book that will stay with its reader for a long time.”
⭐️Book of the Week, The Week Junior, 25th June 2022 issue “… a hopeful and empowering read, showing how young people can stand together for what they believe in.”
⭐️Book of the Month and Best New Novel on publication, featured in The Guardian, June 2022 online and in weekend print edition “… fearless, compelling story of trauma, solidarity and testing which rules are made to be broken…”
⭐️Inspiring Books for Young Activists, Bookriot
⭐️The Red Award 17, Longlist (listed one week after publication)
⭐️Redhill Academy Trust Children’s Book Award 2022-2023, Shortlist
⭐️Juniper Book Awards 2023, Longlist
⭐️Page Turner Book Awards 2023, Shortlist
⭐️Wirral Book Awards 22/2023, Shortlist
⭐️️Cheshire Book Award 2023, Shortlist 
⭐️Redbridge Book Award 2023, Longlist 
⭐️Bookling Book Award 2023, Shortlist 
⭐️Ysgol Bae Baglan Book Awards 2022, Shortlist
⭐️Dudley Children’s Book Awards 2022, Shortlist
⭐️Oxfordshire Book Awards 2023, Shortlist
⭐️Waterstones BEST BOOKS OF 2022, Teen and YA list
⭐️CLPE BEST BOOK OF 2022
⭐️Scholastic Bookclubs’ Fiction BOOK OF THE YEAR 2022
⭐️Nominated for the Carnegie Medal 2023
⭐️Jane Addams Peace Book Award Finalist for Older Children in America

BOY, EVERYWHERE 
FICTION 10 – 14+

⭐️Best New Children’s Novels, The Guardian
⭐️ NOTABLE BOOK, American Library Association
⭐️Starred review, Booklist
⭐️Starred review, Kirkus Reviews
⭐️ Starred review, Publishers Weekly
⭐️ Best Children’s Books of 2020, The Guardian
⭐️ National Literacy Trust’s 50 Books Every Child Should Read List

⭐️ Waterstones Children’s Prize Shortlist 2021
⭐️ Little Rebels Children’s Book Award for Radical Fiction 2021 WINNER
⭐️ Calderdale Book of the Year, 2021 WINNER
⭐️ SCBWI Crystal Kite Award WINNER
⭐️ The Redhill Academy Trust Book Awards 2022 WINNER
⭐️ The York Book Award 2022 WINNER

⭐️ American Library Association Booklist’s Top 10 MG Debut
⭐️One to Watch, The Bookseller
⭐️ BBC Novels that Changed the World, Author into Schools 
⭐️Books that Inspire Activism, Amnesty International
⭐️Manchester launches Boy, Everywhere City Wide initiative
⭐️Empathy Lab 2021 Selection  
⭐️LitFest Big Read Book 
⭐️ Best Children’s Books of 2020, BookTrust
⭐️ Best Children’s Books of 2020, CLPE 
⭐️ Best Children’s Book of 2020, Bookriot
⭐️ Best Children’s Book of 2021, Kirkus
⭐️ Best Children’s Book of 2021, Booklist

⭐️ Shortlisted for The Diverse Book Awards
⭐️ Longlisted Branford Boase Award
⭐️ Longlisted national UKLA Awards

THE NEW KID, HARPER COLLINS
FICTION AGE 8+ JULY 2022: BIG CAT COLLINS (EARLY READER CHAPTER BOOK, Copper/Band 12 books provide more complex plots and longer chapters that develop reading stamina)

THE CLASS CHAMPION, HARPER COLLINS
FICTION AGE 8+ JANUARY 2022: BIG CAT COLLINS (EARLY READER CHAPTER BOOK, EMERALD / BAND 15 YEAR 4)

TIMELINES OF EVERYONE, DK BOOKS
NON FICTION

WHAT’S THE POINT OF SCIENCE, DK BOOKS
NON FICTION OCTOBER 2021:

SUGAR OVERLOAD, SHORT STORY SCOOP MAGAZINE
FICTION

THE STORY OF BANKER OF THE PEOPLE, MUHAMMAD YUNUS
NON FICTION, LEE AND LOW BOOKS

COMING SOON:

JUNE (U.K.) AND OCTOBER (US) 2022: FIGHT BACK, UPPER MIDDLE GRADE NOVEL

JULY 2022: THE NEW KID

2023: SHORT MG STORY IN ANTHOLOGY, TO BE ANNOUNCED

2024: PICTURE BOOK, TO BE ANNOUNCED

2024: PICTURE BOOK, TO BE ANNOUNCED