Fab review of THAT ASIAN KID from Book Trust!

“An excellent, rollicking read, which includes some hard truths about racism hidden in a very amusing book.” BOOK TRUST

Read the rest of the review here!

THAT ASIAN KID IS STAFF PICK OF THE MONTH AT LOVE READING 4 SCHOOLS!

 

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A very modern moral dilemma explored in this witty and surprising novel about systemic racism, family, friendship and ultimately doing the right thing. A book to confound and challenge expectations as well as to genuinely entertain.

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ROUND TABLE BOOKS TO HOST THE BOOK LAUNCH FOR THAT ASIAN KID!

ROUND TABLE BOOKS will be hosting THAT ASIAN KID book launch – and it’s now sold out!! But you can still visit the shop for signed copies of The Girl in the Broken Mirror and from 29th August That Asian Kid will be in there too amongst lots of great, inclusive titles for kids of all ages!

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THAT ASIAN KID IS GOING ON AN INTERNATIONAL BLOG TOUR WITH THESE AMAZING BLOGGERS!

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My #BookPenpals – Saint Wilfrid’s Academy, LRC!

I am so chuffed with this wonderful display at Saint Wilfrid’s Academy, LRC, by School Librarian of the Year Emma Suffield and the Page Turners Book Club! I hope I get to work with them again!

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IT’S OFFICIAL!

I’m beyond excited to share this fabulous news – my next book, THAT ASIAN KID – will be published by Troika Books in August 2019!

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My 8.15 am talk at the SLA/YLG Aston Conference – well attended despite the fun gala dinner the night before!

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This is why I write…

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Teen Reading Group

TEEN READING GROUP – Finchley Church End Library

The next teen reading group meet will be on Monday 9th September. If you’re aged between 11 and 17, love books, love sharing your favourite reads and book quizzes, then come and join us! We meet at 5pm. If you’d like to come along, please drop me an email via the CONTACT PAGE, or contact the library. See you there!

Here’s a pic of some of the teens in my fab library teen reading group. We have lots of new members and have moved to our own room in the library with 5 tables!

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UKYABA 2019

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I’m proud and delighted to announce that I’m on the judging panel for the UKYABA 2019, with Amber Caraveo and Vashti Hardy! Book bloggers do amazing things for authors and I’m so happy to be able to support them! This year, YA SHOT and YALC are running the UK Blogger Awards. Follow them on Twitter for up-to-date information: @ukyaba @YALC_UK @yashotmediateam

https://ukyabablog.wordpress.com/meet-the-team/

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