Pushkin’s picks for World Book Day

Posted 5th March 2020

Happy World Book Day everyone! The theme this year is Share A Million Stories, and the Pushkin team are getting into the spirit by dressing up as our favourite book characters.  Head over to our social media to see what our authors…

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Meet the residents of Arthritis Hall

Posted 5th March 2020

And your choice is… Duncan Versus the Googleys by Kate Milner! When he is sent to stay with his boring Great Aunt, Duncan thinks his summer is going to be the most uneventful one yet. But little does he know,…

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Talking translation with Annet Schaap and Laura Watkinson

Posted 5th March 2020

Your choice is… Lampie by Annet Schaap (translated by Laura Watkinson)! Every evening Lampie the lighthouse keeper’s daughter must light a lantern to warn ships away from the rocks. But one stormy night disaster strikes. The lantern goes out, a…

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Liz Hyder’s Top 5 World Book Day Reads

Posted 5th March 2020

Your World Book Day choice is… Bearmouth by Liz Hyder! When new boy Devlin arrives, Newt’s world begins changing. The men who live and work down the mine have never questioned their place in the world, but when Devlin starts…

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A Q&A with Ele Fountain

Posted 5th March 2020

Your World Book Day choice is… Lost by Ele Fountain! Lola’s life is about to become unrecognisable. So is Lola. Everything used to be comfortable. She lived in a big house with her family, where her biggest problems were arguing…

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Pushkin Children’s Treasure Hunt

Posted 5th March 2020

What’s the best way to celebrate the joy of reading? A treasure hunt, of course! We wanted to share some of our favourite books for young people, but we know you’re more curious than that, so it won’t be so…

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Exclusive Giveaway for The Inland Sea in partnership with The Book Slut

Posted 25th February 2020

In January of the year I left Sydney I became afraid of walking too close to the gutter and the cars that veered around corners too quickly. I was afraid of cyclists, people in tracksuits by traffic lights, afraid of…

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National Storytelling Week

Posted 3rd February 2020

Across the country this week, the UKLA have teamed up with over 300 schools for #NationalStorytellingWeek, to encourage the sharing of stories among young people and parents. Over the years, we’ve travelled across many countries and languages as well as…

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Ones to Watch in 2020

Posted 14th January 2020

What with 2020 shaping up to be a blindingly brilliant year for books, we thought we ought to let you know what to look out for from Pushkin Press this year. We’ve got a stunning array of books coming out…

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Are you fascist enough? Find out now!

Posted 10th January 2020

As we reflect and look forward to this new year, the question on everybody’s lips seems to be: why continue to make ourselves miserable? Is it really worth the bother? We think not. We think it’s time to stop struggling,…

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