Thank you, Blackwell's, for choosing A Kind of Spark to be your best children's book of the year. A complete thrill and honour!
A Kind of Spark has been chosen out of hundreds of books as one of three shortlisted titles for the Blue Peter Book Award.
Yay! A Kind of Spark has been nominated for Best Children's Book, in the BAMB Reader Awards. #BooksAreMyBag. The awards will be held virtually on the BooksAreMyBag YouTube account, and they will be streamed live on November the 10th, at 17:30.
From Adunni in The Girl With the Louding Voice to Lauren in Pine and Addie in A Kind of Spark, three of our four Books of the Month for October boast protagonists on a compelling quest to change people's opinions.
Elle talks about her experiences growing up and invites us to create our own characters and stories based on our own experiences and lives.