Tagged: Piers Torday

Stevens and Torday reimagine Lewis Carroll’s Wonderland

Children’s authors including Robin Stevens, Piers Torday and Swapna Haddow have written stories based on Lewis Carroll’s Wonderland for a new title to be published... Read more

Authors protest as children's books account for 7% of Christmas newspaper coverage

Authors and critics have called for newspapers to increase the space they allow for children’s book reviews after only 7% of the titles chosen for newspapers’... Read more

Piers Torday | 'Reading, writing, telling and sharing stories are the building blocks of humanity and civilisation'

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe had a lasting impression on author Piers Torday—so much so, that his latest book is loosely based on... Read more

Piers Torday inks new series for Quercus

Hachette Children’s Group imprint Quercus Children’s has bought a new fantasy series by Piers Torday. Read more

Charity children’s book raises £13,000 for Cameroon

A children’s book featuring stories by authors such as Gill Lewis, Piers Toray and Abi Elphinstone has raised more than £13,000 for a charity project... Read more

Middle Grade neglect risks isolating generation of readers, author warns

Authors and critics are warning that Middle Grade children’s books, for readers aged eight to 12 years, are failing to get the attention they merit... Read more

Nicholls and Almond shortlisted for Guardian Children’s Prize

Authors David Almond, Sally Nicholls, Kate Saunders and Frances Hardinge have been shortlisted for the Guardian Children's Fiction Prize 2015. Read more

Torday wins Guardian Children’s Fiction award

Piers Torday has won the Guardian Children’s Fiction Award 2014. Torday won the award for The Dark Wild (Quercus), a story about 12-year-old Kester and... Read more

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