A bestselling author, Matt Haig’s work includes fiction, children’s writing, screenplays and non-fiction. Born in Sheffield, he began his career writing adult fiction and his first novel, The Last Family in England, is currently being adapted into a film by the New Zealand film-maker Taika Waititi. His other novels include: The Dead Father’s Club, The Radleys (also currently being adapted for the screen) The Humans and How to Stop Time.
Amongst his celebrated works for children are, To Be A Cat and his Christmas trilogy: A Boy Called Christmas, The Girl Who Saved Christmas and Father Christmas and Me.
Matt Haig is also the author of the acclaimed memoir of his experiences of living with depression and anxiety, Reasons to Stay Alive and the follow-up guide, Notes on a Nervous Planet.
Putting the lessons of Reasons to Stay Alive into practice, Notes on a Nervous Planet is packed with timely, tried-and-tested advice on how we can all live healthier, happier and saner lives.
Another adventure for everybody’s favourite factually accurate sprite, The Truth Pixie Goes to School builds on Matt Haig and Chris Mould’s original to create a playful and heart-warming verse novel about being true to yourself in the classroom and the playground.