JULIA AND THE SHARK Shortlisted for Waterstones Book of the Year

29th October 2021

We’re thrilled to announce Kiran Millwood Hargrave’s stunning Julia And The Shark has been shortlisted for this year’s Waterstones Book of the Year.

This year the shortlisted titles were picked for reflecting ‘a deep desire to return to the primacy of storytelling. Whether through inspired recastings of ancient myth and excavations of British folklore, insightful global histories viewed through the enlightening prism of cities and plants or by tracing the creative evolution of a popular music titan through the tales behind his lyrics, these thirteen magnificent books all find vibrant new ways to bring essential stories to electrifying life.’

The winner will be announced 2nd December.