Tagged: Jessica Townsend

Townsend and Syed up for Sainsbury’s Children’s Book Awards

Authors including Jessica Townsend, Matthew Syed and Ed Vere are in the running for this year’s Sainsbury’s Children’s Book Awards, held in partnership with BookTrust.... Read more

Townsend's Nevermoor snapped up by 20th Century Fox

Jessica Townsend’s Nevermoor: The Trials of Morrigan Crow will be adapted for screen by the Oscar-nominated writer of "The Martian" for Twentieth Century Fox.... Read more

Jessica Townsend | 'Life is really silly and it's really serious'

Big YA book deals have become commonplace but middle-grade fantasy series Nevermoor by Jessica Townsend looks set to stand out from the crowd. Read more

Film deal for hyped Frankfurt children’s title

Twentieth Century Fox has signed the film rights to Jessica Townsend’s Nevermoor, a children’s manuscript that was subject to an eight-publisher auction at the Frankfurt Book... Read more

Orion Children’s wins Frankfurt auction for magical trilogy

Hachette Children’s Group, along with Hachette US and Hachette Australia, has won an eight-publisher Frankfurt auction to acquire debut children’s author Jessica Townsend.... Read more

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