The celebrations for the 50th anniversary of Doctor Who have been joined by Penguin who are running a year-long series of ebook shorts, each focusing on a different Doctor Who incarnation, written by contemporary authors in children’s and YA fiction.
I love this idea, and hope that Doctor Who fans will find new authors to read, and readers will discover Doctor Who, if they haven’t before. As a relatively new fan of the Doctor myself, I really will be excited to explore the … More
We’re delighted to be able to give you a sneak preview of the cover for Mitch Benn’s wonderful debut novel TERRA.
Designed by the ever brilliant Laura Brett in our art department (with added ‘blue’ at the suggestion of Clara Benn) this arrived quite late in the day as the perfect solution to a cover-brief that had ‘gone round the houses a bit’ (technical term).
We all kind of knew what we wanted but it was quite difficult to nail … More
I’m not that much of a gamer. At least, that’s what I like to tell myself. And my family and friends. But I’ve come to realise that actually, I play more computer games than I think. I was given an xbox for Christmas last year, and I shudder to think how many hours I’ve spent playing Skyrim. And The Witcher 2. And Portal 2. And Lego Lord of the Rings. And I’ve got Angry Birds on my iPhone, of course, … More
Today sees the release of the hugely-anticipated game Crysis 3, and also of our tie-in book. Gavin Smith has written a collection of linked short stories that fill in the gaps between the Crysis 2 and the new game, provide a stirring introduction to the world of Crysis, and feature lots of explosions and swearing. Here, as a taster, is the opening story. Be warned – there is swearing, blood and a little bit … More