Kids and Teens

Apr 042014
GEEKZINE Q&A: Jonny Duddle, artist & illustrator

Bloomsbury Children’s Books recently announced that, in conjunction with author J.K. Rowling, that they have selected a new artist to illustrate re-releases of the seven Harry Potter books. The artist is Jonny Duddle, who you may most likely know from his award-winning picture books, The Pirates Next Door and The Pirate Cruncher. Bloomsbury, as part […]

Sep 182013
J.K. Rowling to pen new Harry Potter spin-off movie

On Thursday 12th September, Warner Bros. and J.K. Rowling released a joint statement to announce that WB would be producing a new film set within the wizarding world of Harry Potter, and that this new film would be scripted by J.K. Rowling herself.  (You can read the full press release on J.K. Rowling’s own website […]

Sep 012013
SNEAK PREVIEW: New novella from the world of The Vengeance Path...

The Vengeance Path: The Lost Brother is an exciting new novella from Edinburgh-based fantasy author, Andrew Jamieson. Coming less than two months after the release of the acclaimed The Vengeance Path (the first book in The Chronicles of Edenos; book two, Children of War, is out next year), The Lost Brother was exclusively revealed at Andrew’s Edinburgh […]

Mar 032013
A Squash and a Squeeze: 20th Anniversary of a Kid's classic

  Axel Scheffler was third choice illustrator for his initial debut collaboration with Julia Donaldson, back in 1993. Twenty years on it has proved a successful creative partnership that has resulted in such classics as The Gruffalo, and its sequel (both successfully animated for the small screen, by Magic Light Pictures), Stick Man, Room On […]

Jan 112013
Christmas Tales of Terror by Chris Priestley

Christmas Tales of Terror by Chris Priestley Published by Bloomsbury as an exclusive ebook: £1.99 Kindle download from Just when you were afraid of Boxing Day leftovers… Chris Priestley’s Tales of Terror series evolves for the Festive season, in a collection of Christmas themed short stories. For fans of his Terror series to date […]