New Book Jackets

new book jacket for Magorian's Cuckoo In The NesToday Egmont Publishing rebrands A Spoonful Of Jam and Cuckoo In The Nest with brand new book jackets.

They retail in paperback for £7.99 each and new covers for Just Henry and A Little Love Song will be released on the 7th May.

 

 

 

‘The novels are standalone stories but there is chronological progression and often subtle links between subsidiary characters, so we wanted them to look collectable as well as beautiful”
Egmont Publishing

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The Bookwitch – Michelle Magorian In The Limelight

Bookwitch interviews Michelle Magorian

Here’s a lovely interview that Michelle did with The Bookwitch

Michelle Magorian in the Limelight

“If anyone had told me ten years ago that I’d be able to put together a few questions for Michelle Magorian, and that she’d actually answer them for me, and take the time to check that she hadn’t written too much (too much? – Impossible!), would have seemed close to unbelievable.

There is a love and respect for Michelle both among ‘ordinary’ readers and among her peers, which stands out. She’s not the most famous author in the world, nor the richest, but there is something about the way people have a special room in their hearts for her and Mister Tom.

I loved her new novel Impossible! and I felt I wanted to ask her about it, and why it took so much longer to appear in print than you’d expect from a ‘Michelle Magorian novel.’ Why didn’t publishers tear it from her hands? Here is Michelle with – nearly all – the answers:” Read more >>>>

Impossible! – Book Launch Events

The book jacket for Michelle Magorian's new book Impossible!We are delighted to announce that Michelle’s new book Impossible! is available in all good book shops now.

Michelle will be appearing at a few events around the country and the official launch will be held at Theatre Royal, Stratford East on 1st December. I asked Michelle why they wanted to use that particular venue for the launch and she wrote this by way of explanation:

“Twelve-year-old Josie, a tomboy from a working class background, is in her first term at a London stage school, which turns out to be more like a finishing school for the upper classes. She is firmly told that there is little possibility of her being given an acting role with a professional company until the following year. Fortunately she is offered one in an American comedy. Unfortunately she is mistaken for one of the other cast members and kidnapped. Read more >>>>

Two Festival Appearances!

I’m very happy to announce that I will be appearing at both the Chalk Valley History Festival and the Festival of Chichester 2014.

Chalk Valley History FestivalIn April I was asked to write an article for the History Hub on the Chalk Valley History Festival Website. I hope it will wet your appetite for my talk, which is on 26th June 2014 at 17:00. Click on the picture to the left to buy tickets.

 

 

Michelle Magorian at the Festival of Chichester 2014If you can’t make that, then I hope you can join me at Chichester Library (tickets only £3!) on July 1st at 19.30.

Here’s a link to book tickets for that Festival of Chichester 2014 event.

I hope to see you there!

News just in: You can buy the brand new Back Home copies at Michelle’s talk at the Festival of Chichester 2014 on July 1st – two days ahead of publication

You can buy the brand new Back Home copies at Michelle’s talk at the Festival of Chichester 2014 on July 1st! – See more at: http://www.michellemagorian.com/#sthash.f6BJOC79.dpuf
You can buy the brand new Back Home copies at Michelle’s talk at the Festival of Chichester 2014 on July 1st! – See more at: http://www.michellemagorian.com/#sthash.f6BJOC79.dpuf