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, Notes on a Nervous Planet and The Comfort Book, as well as several novels for adults, including The Midnight Library, which has become a worldwide phenomenon and sold over two million copies.

Haig also writes award-winning books for children, including A Boy Called Christmas, which has been made into a feature film with an all-star cast. He has been awarded the Blue Peter Book Award, the Smarties Book Prize and been nominated three times for the Carnegie Medal.

His work has been translated into over forty languages.

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Evie and the Animals is out now!

When Aada started her new school, the pixie came too. But this school was a place, where it was hard to be true.

The Truth Pixie Goes to School

Matt Haig

The reason Evie was special is that she had an Ability. The Ability had a capital A because it was a very important ability. She could communicate with animals.

Evie and the Animals

Matt Haig

Here is the very start of the very special, brand new audio edition of The Truth Pixie by Matt Haig, read by none other than Olivia Colman! And for every copy sold of this exclusive edition, we’re donating 50p to Unicef UK. Get it at Audible!

(The video’s animated with illustrations from the book by Chris Mould!)

In a short extract from his book, Notes on a Nervous Planet, Matt Haig talks about the news and about anxiety – and the relationship between the two. Narration from the audiobook, read by the author.