FOOTBALL SCHOOL Shortlisted for Sainsburys Childrens Book Awards 2020

22nd September 2020

FOOTBALL SCHOOL: THE ULTIMATE PUZZLE BOOK by Alex Bellos has been shortlisted for best activity book in this year’s Sainsbury’s Children’s Awards.

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THE SHADOW KING by Maaza Mengiste Shortlisted for The Booker Prize 2020

15th September 2020

Huge congratulations to the amazing Maaza whose book THE SHADOW KING has been shortlisted for The Booker Prize 2020.

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New Role: Foreign Rights Assistant at Janklow and Nesbit

7th September 2020

An exciting entry-level opportunity to join the foreign rights department of a dynamic, transatlantic literary agency.

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Yasmin Rahman and Kiran Millwood Hargrave Longlisted for Diverse Book Awards

3rd August 2020

Two Janklow & Nesbit authors have been longlisted for the inaugural Diverse Book Awards, a new prize ceremony to recognise inclusivity in children’s, YA and adult fiction. Yasmin Rahman’s All the Things We Never Said and Kiran Millwood Hargrave’s The Deathless Girls are in the YA longlist.

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Sharna Jackson Wins Category in Waterstones Childrens Book Prize 2020

30th July 2020

Sharna Jackson’s High Rise Mystery has been voted the Best Book for Younger Readers in the Waterstones Children’s Book Prize 2020, announced at midnight on the 29th July.

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Maaza Mengiste Longlisted for The Booker Prize 2020

28th July 2020

Maaza Mengiste has been longlisted for The Booker Prize 2020 for her book The Shadow King. Congratulations, we are so thrilled.

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Greg Chivers Shortlisted for 2020 Neukom Award

18th June 2020

Greg Chivers’ novel The Crying Machine has been shortlisted in the debut category of the 2020 Neukom Awards. Fellow shortlistee and Janklow & Nesbit Associates (US) author Ted Chiang, is in the open category with his hit Exhalation.

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Football School Nominated for Children Sports Book of the Year

17th June 2020

Alex Bellos and Ben Lyttleton’s Football School Season 4, latest in the bestselling Football School series, has been shortlisted for the Telegraph Children’s Book of the Year award.

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What does storytelling mean to you?

28th May 2020

In such a time of uncertainty, and when we are all so far apart physically, we wanted to do something to bring us all a bit closer together. We all know the power of storytelling at a time like this, how essential it can be to our mental wellbeing and how many people are desperately searching for inspiring words.

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