Patrick Ness http://www.patrickness.com/

Patrick Ness

Biography

Patrick Ness is the author of seven novels and a short story collection. He has won the Carnegie Medal twice, the Guardian Children's Fiction Prize and the Costa Children's Book Award. In 2012, his bestselling novel A Monster Calls became the first ever to win both the Kate Greenaway and Carnegie Medals. His books are published in over twenty languages. Born in America, he lives in London.

  • The First Chapter

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    Download the electrifying first chapter of THE CRANE WIFE by Patrick Ness.

  • The Crane Wife poster

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    Download an A2 landscape poster of THE CRANE WIFE

  • Reading from Patrick Ness

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    Listen as Patrick reads from THE CRANE WIFE

  • On Writing The Crane Wife

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    Patrick Ness talks about the process of writing the story he's always wanted to tell.

  • BBC Radio 4 Open Book

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    Patrick Ness talks to Mariella Frostrup about his novel The Crane Wife and discusses how the advent of spring inspires novelists with Horatio Clare and John Sutherland.

  • You Wrote The Book

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    Patrick Ness talks to Simon Savidge on the You Wrote The Book Podcast

  • The Scotsman

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    Teen fiction sensation Patrick Ness has a new fable ... for adults. He tells David Robinson about a story he’s been nurturing for decades

  • BBC Meet The Author

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    Nick Higham talks to the writer behind one of the latest new books in this weekly interview.

  • RTE Arena

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    Patrick Ness on his novel 'The Crane Wife' in which the main character, George Duncan, helps an injured great crane, an action which changes his life. 

  • Booktrust

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    Booktrust talk to Patrick about writing for different age groups, music, Japanese folktales and Hollywood adaptations. 

  • The extraordinary happened today

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    Allen & Unwin take to the streets of Sydney, creating a flash mob of dedicated readers for the remarkable novel The Crane Wife

  • FT Small Talk

    ANNA METCALFE

    "When am I happiest? Happiness is precious and so I prefer to keep mine private"

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