Branford Boase award Rupert Wallis

Rupert Wallis’ mesmerising Young Adult novel, The Dark Inside, has been shortlisted for the prestigious Branford Boase Award

 The Dark Inside by Rupert Wallis - paperback cover

The award is given jointly to the author and editor of the most outstanding debut novel for children. The winner will be announced on the 9th July 2015.

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The shortlist of seven includes Sally Green’s Half Bad and Clare Furniss’ The Year of the Rat.  We are all very proud of Rupert Wallis at the MM Agency.

The Dark Inside - Branford Boase Award

 Simon & Schuster published The Dark Inside in the UK in 2014 to great critical acclaim.  Rights have been sold to De Agostini in Italy where it was shortlisted for the prestigious Andersen Prize, and to Novo Conceito in Brazil.