FESTIVAL APPEARANCES ANNOUNCED!

Mark and Nick will be talking about their writing for TV and books at two literary festivals this autumn.

Bath Children’s Literature Festival
Salisbury Literary Festival

They are booking further festival appearances in 2018 – details will be announced soon.

MOOMIN TV SERIES ANNOUNCED!

Finally we can share the news that Mark and Nick have been head writing a brand new TV adaptation of Tove Jansson’s beloved MOOMIN books! They’ve been scripting Season One along with Academy-Award winning director Steve Box (WALLACE & GROMIT: CURSE OF THE WERERABBIT) and it will air early in 2019.

Read what they had to say about writing the series here
Find out more about the production here

THIRD EMMY NOMINATION FOR HUCKERBY & OSTLER!

Mark and Nick are thrilled to have been Emmy-nominated for a third time for their work on PETER RABBIT – Outstanding Writing, Pre-School Animation.

Find out more

Triple award nomination for Defender of the Realm!

A fantastic start to the new year for Team Defender, as we are short-listed for not one, but TWO children’s book awards in the UK – Stockton Children’s Book of the Year and the Nottingham Brilliant Book Award! Mark and Nick have also been long listed along with their editor David Stevens, for the prestigious 2017 Branford Boase Award, which celebrates the best debut children’s authors and their editors. Previous winners include Mal Peet, Meg Rosoff and Frances Hardinge. The short list is announced in May.

Go to the Defender of the Realm Page

GERMAN LAUNCH FOR DEFENDER OF THE REALM!

DEFENDER: SUPERHELD MIT BLAUEM BLUT was published by Fischer KJB in September 2016.

It has already received rave reviews from readers!

Order your copy from Amazon now
Also available as an audio book

AMERICAN LAUNCH FOR DEFENDER OF THE REALM!

DEFENDER OF THE REALM is published by Scholastic in the US, March 28th 2017.

Kirkus Reviews has already called it ‘A thrilling mash-up of history and fantasy’!

Order your copy from your local bookstore or Amazon now!

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