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Read all about the brains that shaped the world in CORPSE TALK: GROUND-BREAKING SCIENTISTS!

The Wrong Train by Jeremy de Quidt is out now in paperback!

Pam Smy's debut, Thornhill, is out now!

Check out our two FANTASTIC new Phoenix Presents titles!

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“Pam Smy has created a wonderful piece of work in Thornhill . . . I think it's terrific.” – Philip Pullman

As she unpacks in her new bedroom, Ella is irresistibly drawn to the big old house that she can see out of her window. Surrounded by overgrown gardens, barbed wire fences and 'keep out' signs, it looks derelict.

But that night, a light goes on in one of the windows. And the next day she sees a girl in the grounds.

Ella is hooked. The house has a story to tell. She is sure of it.


#Thornhill by Pam Smy, publishing in hardback on Thursday 24 August 2017.


We are so excited to be taking 4 of our fabulous authors to Hay Festival later this month!TICKETS ARE ON SALE NOW! 

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Huge congratulations to Simon Mason's KID GOT SHOT for winning a CrimeFest award in the Best Crime For Young Adults category! We are over the moon!

Read chapter one here!

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The first volume of Philip Pullman’s The Book of Dust – which has been speculated about for years – will be published on Thursday 19th October 2017.

The Book of Dust is a work in three parts, like His Dark Materials. They will be published jointly by David Fickling Books and Penguin Random House Children’s in the UK, and by Random House Children’s in the US.

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We have three stunning books for you, publishing in February - bestselling author Lisa Williamson's long-awaited second novel ALL ABOUT MIA, the legendary KM Peyton's WILD LILY publishing in paperback and Richard Collingridge's beautiful LIONHEART, also publishing in paperback!

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