Matt Haig

To be calm becomes a kind of revolutionary act.

Matt Haig

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Matt Haig is the number one bestselling author of Reasons to Stay Alive and The Humans and four other books for adults. As a writer for children and young adults he has won the Blue Peter Book Award, the Smarties Book Prize and been shortlisted three times for the Carnegie Medal. His work has been translated into 30 languages.



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Listen to an extract of Matt Haig’s How to Stop Time, read by Mark Meadows.

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Matt Haig lists 5 Reasons to Stay Alive

I know that some of you reading this are convinced humans are a myth, but I am here to state that they do actually exist

The Humans

Matt Haig

She was the first child. The girl who saved Christmas.And Father Christmas would never forget it…

The Girl Who Saved Christmas

Matt Haig

An impossibility is just a possibility you don’t understand yet

A Boy Called Christmas

Matt Haig

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Listen to Stephen Fry read from A Boy Called Christmas by Matt Haig! But only if you believe in impossible things.

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To be calm becomes a kind of revolutionary act. To be happy with your own non-upgraded existence. To be comfortable with our messy, human selves, would not be good for business

Reasons to Stay Alive

Matt Haig

17 Orchard Lane is the home of the Radleys and, despite their very best efforts, they are anything but normal

The Radleys

Matt Haig