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Keep up to date with the latest happenings at Andersen Press! Our authors and illustrators are always busy at events up and down the country.

27/01/2014 10:46:54 Not Now, Bernard hits the stage!

A family favourite for over thirty years, David McKee’s iconic picture book Not Now, Bernard has been adapted for stage and will be showing at the Unicorn Theatre, London from 15th Feb – 1st May.

24/01/2014 16:58:27 The Mordred Resurrection - A Short Story by Michael Malaghan

Author Michael Malaghan has written a spin-off short story involving the characters from his latest book, The Lost Prophecies.

04/12/2013 16:13:57 Elmer in the Snow read by Dom Joly. Download it now for FREE with Save the Children!

This Christmas, Me Books has teamed up with Save the Children to offer an exclusive and entertaining version of Elmer in the Snow, narrated by comedian Dom Joly, Save the Children Ambassador and father of two.

24/10/2013 14:06:04 Liar & Spy wins the Guardian Children's Fiction Prize

Rebecca Stead has become the first US-based author to win the Guardian Children’s Fiction Prize with her novel Liar and Spy.

21/08/2013 16:48:56 Help children to love reading!

A new donations campaign will help ensure the Summer Reading Challenge reaches the children who need it most.

23/05/2013 10:31:42 Andersen to publish a book of illustrated envelopes by some of the greatest illustrators in the picture book world

Letters to Klaus is a wonderful collection of 100 stunning and quirky illustrated envelopes sent to Klaus Flugge over the years.

21/03/2013 11:28:31 A Twist of Fortune

Do you think you could have survived as a poor child in 1850? Find out and test your knowledge of life in the Victorian times with these brilliant quizzes.

14/03/2013 11:00:28 John Fardell wins the Scottish Children's Book Awards!

The Day Louis Got Eaten wins the Bookbug Readers (3-7 years) category of the SCBA!

27/02/2013 16:55:59 Bookaboo is back! (And he's brought Jason Priestley with him)

Bookaboo chooses Andersen Press to kick off his new tour with!

15/02/2013 16:49:18 The Beast is Back!

Download your Beast is Back Activity Pack here!

28/01/2013 14:17:19 Andersen Authors at Imagine Children's Festival!

Two of our authors will be entertaining you and your little ones at the Southbank Centre on the 22nd of February

23/10/2012 17:23:45 Tony Ross meets Claude Ponti at the South Ken Kids Fest

12pm Sunday 25th November

25/09/2012 09:53:14 The Dragonsitter is one of the funniest books!

...according to the Roald Dahl Funny Prize Shortlist for Funniest Book for Children age 7-14!

05/07/2012 10:42:29 Run Rabbit Run wins Young Quills Prize for Historical Fiction

RUN RABBIT RUN has been awarded a Young Quills Prize for Historical Fiction. Barbara Mitchelhill’s WW2 novel was named as the winner of the Primary age group category for 2012.

04/07/2012 08:50:24 Bear Has a Story to Tell Gets Its First Starred Review!

We are thrilled to share that the newest title from Philip and Erin Stead has received its first starred review from Publishers Weekly! What’s not to love about this big, cuddly bear?!

27/03/2012 17:04:09 Everybody Jam by Ali Lewis is shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal

Everybody Jam by Ali Lewis is on the shortlist for the prestigious CILIP Carnegie Medal. Congratulations to Ali from everyone at Andersen Press!

27/03/2012 17:00:02 Bookstart Pledge

Andersen has pledged for Bookstart 2012!

28/02/2012 09:07:30 The Lonely Beast wins the Bishop’s Stortford Picture Book Award!

Chris Judge’s debut picture book, The Lonely Beast, beat stiff competition to win the 2012 Bishops’s Stortford Picture Book Award.

21/02/2012 15:07:06 IMAGINE FESTIVAL!

It was half term last week and the South Bank was swarming with young people eager to catch a glimpse of their favourite authors.

21/02/2012 15:06:06 Yee-haww!! Will Gallows came to see y’all!!

We recently had the great pleasure of touring Derek Keilty for a week.

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