Ian Graham – whose book ‘Avoid being Sir Isaac Newton!’ Book House) was shortlisted for last year’s ALCS children’s non-fiction prize – has been writing for adults, too. He tells us: ‘My latest book for grown-ups is out – Scarlet Women – 430 pages, 100,000 hand-picked words about the scandalous lives of courtesans, concubines and royal mistresses from the ancient world to the present.
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Nibweb member Nicola Davies has tweeted:
‘Absolutely delighted that my book is shortlisted for the @royalsociety Young People’s Book Prize 2015 http://www.theguardian.com/childrens-books-site/gallery/2015/may/14/royal-society-young-peoples-book-prize-shortlist … #YoungSciBooks‘
Her book is ‘Tiny: The Invisible World of Microbes’ (Walker Books).
Other contenders include Professor Robert Winston, and 13-year-old Jake McGowan-Lowe, who has produced a book about animal bones.