Matt Haig

Matt Haig

  • 5 stars across 15 books
Matt Haig's first novel for young readers, Shadow Forest, won the Blue Peter Book of the Year Award and the Gold Smarties Award. He is also the author of various adult novels, including the bestsellers The Last Family in England, The Radleys and The Humans. Reviewers have called his writing 'totally engrossing', 'touching, quirky and macabre' and 'so surprising and strange that it vaults into a realm all of its own'. His books have been translated into 25 languages. He lives in York.


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18th October 2018

The Truth Pixie

From number one bestselling author Matt Haig comes a hilarious and heartwarming story, brilliantly illustrated throughou... MoreThe Truth Pixie

(54 reviews) Review
16th November 2015

A Boy Called Christmas

You are about to read the true story of Father Christmas.It's a story that proves nothing is impossible.A Boy Called Chr... MoreA Boy Called Christmas

(50 reviews) Review
3rd November 2016

The Girl Who Saved Christmas

JOURNEY TO THE EDGE OF MAGICIf magic has a beginning, can it also have an end?When Amelia wants a wish to come true she ... MoreThe Girl Who Saved Christmas

(31 reviews) Review
27th February 2020

Evie in the Jungle: World Book Day 2020

A TRULY WILD ADVENTURE! Twelve-year-old Evie has a talent. She can HEAR what animals are thinking and she can TALK to t... MoreEvie in the Jungle: World Book Day 2020

(24 reviews) Review
6th June 2019

Evie and the Animals

Eleven-year-old Evie has a talent. A SUPERTALENT. A talent that can let her HEAR the thoughts of an elephan... MoreEvie and the Animals

(23 reviews) Review
12th October 2017

Father Christmas and Me

LET THE BATTLE FOR CHRISTMAS BEGINIt isn't always easy, growing up as a human in Elfhelm, even if your adoptive parents ... MoreFather Christmas and Me

(16 reviews) Review
1st August 2019

The Truth Pixie Goes to School

New school. New friends. Same old pixie.'Don't try to be somethingYou really are not.Your one true selfIs the best thing... MoreThe Truth Pixie Goes to School

(16 reviews) Review
1st September 2011


Derek Landy, Philip Reeve, Joseph Delaney, Susan Cooper, Eleanor Updale, Jamila Gavin, Mal Peet, Matt Haig, Berlie Doher... MoreHaunted

(9 reviews) Review
2nd May 2013

To Be A Cat

From the bestselling author of A Boy Called Christmas, The Girl Who Saved Christmas, Father Christmas and Me and The Tru... MoreTo Be A Cat

(8 reviews) Review
7th October 2021

A Mouse Called Miika

THE EPIC ADVENTURE OF A TEENY-TINY HEROMiika just wants to belong. Living with elves and trolls and pixies can make a mo... MoreA Mouse Called Miika

(8 reviews) Review
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