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18 December 2020

A Kind of Spark is Announced Blackwell’s Children’s Book of the Year!

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!

13 December 2020

A Kind of Spark Nominated for the Carnegie Medal

Elle McNicoll's Debut Novel nominated for the prestigious Carnegie Medal

13 December 2020

A Kind of Spark Shortlisted for the Blue Peter Book Award

A Kind of Spark has been chosen out of hundreds of books as one of three shortlisted titles for the Blue Peter Book Award.

29 October 2020

A Kind of Spark Nominated for the Books Are My Bag Reader Awards!

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.

01 October 2020

A Kind of Spark is Waterstones Children’s Book of the Month

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.