Puffin signs trio of 'future classics' from Hills, Hawking and Newbery

Puffin signs trio of 'future classics' from Hills, Hawking and Newbery

Puffin has signed a trio of “future classics” with a children's debut by “The Last Leg” presenter Adam Hills, the first in a new Lucy Hawking series, and a book from fresh talent Lee Newbery.

Rockstar Detectives by Hills (pictured) is a “fabulously funny” debut middle-grade fiction from the comedian. Combining music and mystery, Rockstar Detectives stars a young mystery-solving dream team on a mission to clear their names and save their careers.

World rights for two books were acquired by Natalie Doherty, Puffin editorial director, from Joe Norris and Rich McCann at Off the Kerb. Rockstar...

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