Books  |  Sep 23, 2019

Anthony Horowitz, Greg James and Chris Smith and Matthew Syed on World Book Day 2020 list

Curtis Brown authors Anthony Horowitz, Greg James and Chris Smith and Matthew Syed are among those featured on the World Book Day 2020 list. Written especially for World Book Day, Anthony Horowitz’s Alex Rider Undercover: The Classified Files, Greg James and Chris Smith’s Kid Normal and the Loudest Library and Matthew Syed’s My Awesome Guide to Getting Good at Stuff will be available from 27th February 2020 to swap for a £1 World Book Day token.

In partnership with schools all over the country, World Book Day aims to give every child and young person a book of their own, and will be distributing more than 15 million £1 World Book Day book tokens to children and young people - one for almost every child and young person under 18 in the UK and Ireland.

Alex Rider Undercover: The Classified Files will go undercover into the secret world of MI6, featuring classified communications, blueprints and unearthed files on some of Alex Rider’s most memorable missions, plus two explosive short stories from bestselling author Anthony Horowitz.

Part of the bestselling Kid Normal series, Greg James and Chris Smith’s Kid Normal and the Loudest Library (illustrated by Erica Salcedo) will relate the never-before-told story of the Super Zeroes first ever active mission as real life superheroes!

A hilarious and practical guide, Matthew Syed’s My Awesome Guide to Getting Good at Stuff will bust myths of success and reveal the secret to confidence, resilience and determination.