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I Predict A Riot longlisted for The Amazing Book Awards

So chuffed to get an email in my inbox this morning saying ‘I Predict a Riot has been longlisted for The Amazing Book Awards. Partly, of course, cos it’s a Sussex Awards and Sussex holds a very special place in … Continue reading

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I Predict a Riot shortlisted for Essex Book Award and Wirral Book Award 2015

I’m thrilled that I Predict a Riot has been shortlisted for The Essex Book Awards 2015. The awards are open to all secondary schools in Essex, Southend and Thurrock. Pupils are invited to read six shortlisted books and judge which … Continue reading

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I Predict a Riot nominated for the Oxfordshire Book Award

Another exciting award nomination for I Predict a Riot. The Oxfordshire Book Award is special because it is an award voted for entirely by children, who read and nominate their favourite books. The award has three categories: Best Book (Secondary … Continue reading

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Riot shortlisted for Peter’s Book Awards and Redbridge Children’s Book Award

So chuffed to hear that I Predict a Riot has been shortlisted for the Peter’s Book of the Year 2015. The shortlists have been compiled by a team of librarians. Across the three categories, Picture Books, Junior Fiction and Teen … Continue reading

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At Cheltenham Lit Fest with Benjamin Zephaniah and Alan Gibbons October 11th

I’m thrilled (and a little frightened) to be appearing at Cheltenham Literature Festival alongside two incredible teen writers, talking riots, terrorism and hate crime. Here’s the blurb and a link in case you are interested: Three outstanding teen fiction writers … Continue reading

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The Telegraph call Riot ‘powerful and thought provoking’

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Riot in The Guardian Best New Books Summer 2014

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Day 1 of my blog tour

Here’s me talking about teaching and writing on Day 1 of the ‘I Predict a Riot’ blog tour over on Teen Librarian’s fab site http://teenlibrarian.co.uk/2014/06/16/i-predict-a-riot-blog-tour-why-teaching-makes-me-a-better-writer-by-catherine-bruton/

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I Predict a Riot Hits the Shelves

I love publication day! The sun is shining, copies of I Predict a Riot adorn the shelves of the bookshops of Bath and lots of super lovely reviews are pouring in! Yes, today I have a big smile on my … Continue reading

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Countdown to Publication Day

Five days to I Predict a Riot’s book birthday! Yes, my latest YA novel hits the shelves till this Thursday, 5th June and to mark all the fives, here are five things you might want to know about I Predict … Continue reading

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