A Q&A with UKLA shortlisted author, Karen Foxlee

Posted 9th April 2020

Earlier this week it was announced that Karen Foxlee has been shortlisted for the UKLA Teachers Book Award for her deeply moving novel, Lenny’s Book of Everything. Congratulations, Karen! Our children’s editor-at-large, Sarah Odedina, took the opportunity to sit down…

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Red Dog Longlisted for the 2020 International Booker Prize

Posted 12th March 2020

Hello Pushkin fans! Great news from HQ this morning: Willem Anker and his translator Michiel Heyns have made the 2020 International Booker Prize longlist with RED DOG, their fierce novel about legendary South African frontiersman, Coenraad de Buys. We’re honoured to be listed alongside…

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Boekenweek 2020: Our Dutch collection

Posted 12th March 2020

This year marks the 85th annual ‘Boekenweek’, or ‘Book Week’ a yearly celebration in the Netherlands of reading, writing and sharing stories. We are so proud to have such a huge array of wonderful Dutch books, from the most magical…

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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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