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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 throu... More

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    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... More

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    3rd November 2016

    A Boy Called Christmas

    NARRATED BY STEPHEN FRY You are about to hear the true story of FATHER CHRISTMAS . . . If you believe ... More

    (21 reviews)
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    3rd November 2016

    The Girl Who Saved Christmas

    NARRATED BY CAREY MULLIGAN JOURNEY TO THE EDGE OF MAGIC When Amelia wants a wish to come true she knows just the man t... More

    (18 reviews)
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    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... More

    (17 reviews)
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    1st August 2019

    The Truth Pixie Goes to School

    New school. New friends. Same old pixie . 'Don't try to be something You really are not. Your one true sel... More

    (10 reviews)
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    12th October 2017

    Father Christmas and Me

    LET THE BATTLE FOR CHRISTMAS BEGIN It isn't always easy, growing up as a human in Elfhelm, even if your adoptiv... More

    (9 reviews)
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    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 ... More

    (8 reviews)
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    1st September 2011

    Haunted

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

    (7 reviews)
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    5th December 2007

    Shadow Forest

    From the bestselling author of A Boy Called Christmas , The Girl Who Saved Christmas, Father Christmas and Me ... More

    (2 reviews)
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