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.
Neurodivergent is a relatively new term, and not often heard in the mainstream. It’s a catchall term for people with neurological differences. Autism, dyspraxia, learning difficulties, ADHD, Tourette’s Syndrome, dyslexia, etc