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Simon James Green – Sleepover Takeover

Simon James Green is a writer of children’s and YA fiction. He was listed for the Branford Boase Award for his debut novel, Noah Can’t Even

His novel Alex in Wonderland (nominated for the Carnegie Medal and selected was one of the top 20 LGBTQ+ books of 2019

His first middle grade novel Life of Riley: Beginner’s Luck was shortlisted for the Blue Peter Award.

In this episode, Simon talks about his humorous novel Sleepover Takeover, a story about making friends and being brave enough to find them. It’s a perfect novel for children in year 6 about to transition to secondary schools.


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About Sleepover Take Over
When Otis wakes up after a sleepover at popular kid Rocco Rococo’s house, it’s a scene of total chaos and disaster. Weirdly, no one can remember what happened the night before, so Rocco and Otis reluctantly team up to retrace their steps in the hopes of working out what happened.