Verse novels loom large on Carnegie shortlist

Three out of the eight books shortlisted for this year’s Carnegie Medal are verse novels, while Jon Klassen is in the running to win his second Kate Greenaway Medal. Read more

Indies dominate Wellcome Book Prize shortlist

Independent publishers take up more than half of the Wellcome Book Prize shortlist, with Canongate, Oneworld, CB Editions and the Text Publishing company all vying for the £30k award. Read more

Cape to publish The Handmaid’s Tale graphic novel

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    Diary of Greg Heffley's Best Friend: WBD
    by Jeff Kinney
  2. 2.
    LEGO Minifigure Mayhem: WBD
    by Davies, Beth & Murray, Helen
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    by David Walliams; Tony Ross
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    Ten Little Bookworms: WBD
    by Mike Brownlow; Simon Rickerty
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    Bad Mermaids Meet the Witches: WBD
    by Sibeal Pounder; Jason Cockroft & Laura Ellen Anderson
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    Percy Jackson and the Singer of Apollo: WBD
    by Rick Riordan
  7. 7.
    The Great Rocket Robbery: WBD
    by Frank Cottrell Boyce; Steven Lenton
  8. 8.
    Cruella and Cadpig: WBD
    by Peter Bently; Steven Lenton
  9. 9.
    Everdark: WBD
    by Abi Elphinstone
  10. 10.
    Claude Best in Show: WBD
    by Alex T Smith
  11. 11.
    Hubert Horatio: A Very Fishy Tale: WBD
    by Lauren Child
  12. 12.
    Still Me
    by Jojo Moyes
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    Nought Forever: WBD
    by Malorie Blackman
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    Nine Perfect Strangers
    by Liane Moriarty
  15. 15.
    The Tattooist of Auschwitz
    by Heather Morris
  16. 16.
    First Man In
    by Ant Middleton
  17. 17.
    Snap: WBD
    by Patrice Lawrence
  18. 18.
    The Burning Chambers
    by Kate Mosse
  19. 19.
    Wild Fire
    by Ann Cleeves
  20. 20.
    This is Going to Hurt
    by Adam Kay
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