Paging all K-pop fans ...

Posted by Jazz on Monday December 16th, 2019

We are EXTREMELY EXCITED to share the cover of K-POP CONFIDENTIAL!  (more…)

Chicken House's 20th Anniversary Open Coop!

Posted by Kesia on Friday December 13th, 2019

We’re turning 20 years old in 2020 – hurray! – and to kick off our anniversary celebrations, we’re opening submissions up for one day only … that’s right, Open Coop is back on 2nd January 2020! (more…)

What do the writers read at Christmas?

Posted by Amy Gerrish on Wednesday December 11th, 2019

We all have our Christmas traditions, whether it’s baking mince pies on Christmas Eve, or seeing how many times we can watch Hugh Grant dance through 10 Downing Street in Love Actually. It’s a season of familiarity, and for many of us, that also extends beyond food and TV to books!

With the big day itself just around the corner, we asked a handful of lovely Chicken House authors (and the unintimidatable Barry Cunningham) to take share with us their favourite festive read. Enjoy! (more…)

Peril en Pointe: ballerina reviews

Posted by Amy Gerrish on Wednesday December 11th, 2019

The expert reviews are in it's a hit!

Young ballerinas at Elmhurst Ballet School in Birmingham have been busy reading Helen Lipscombe's wonderful spy adventure, Peril en Pointe.

Though Elmhurst might not quite be a ballet school that's also training up spies (as far as we're aware), the students of the prestigious dance school are thoroughly taken with Helen's debut, and have sent us in some incredible hand-written reviews that we just have to share with you!

Peril en Pointe: the dancer's reviews 1

Peril en Pointe: the dancer's reviews 2

You can find out more information on Elmhurst Ballet School here.

To discover more about Peril en Pointe, take a look here!