Burn – available now

Burn, an all-consuming story of revenge, redemption and dragons, is available now! “Wonderful and mind-blowing and exhilarating and heart-stopping. What a storyteller! I loved it!” Russell T Davies “A summer blockbuster of a novel: exciting, clever and …

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New Book: BURN

New book announcement and cover reveal! An all-consuming story of revenge, redemption and dragons from the twice Carnegie Medal-winner Patrick Ness. In 1956 Sarah Dewhurst’s father shocks her by hiring a dragon to work the farm. The dragon is a smaller …

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A Monster Calls on tour!

Following on from the Olivier Award winning production of A Monster Calls at The Old Vic, the play is now going on tour! Click here to find out more and order your tickets. The tour includes performances in: Chichester Festival Theatre Nottingham Theat …

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New Book Announcement!!

EXCITING ANNOUNCEMENT!! I am thrilled to say that my new novel is called “And The Ocean Was Our Sky”, will be lavishly illustrated by the brilliant Rovina Cai (she drew the eye in the picture), and will be out simultaneously next fall in the U.K., Irel …

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A Monster Calls on the West End Stage!

Amazing news!  The Old Vic in London is producing a stage version of A Monster Calls, directed by the amazing Sally Cookson, to premiere next summer.  You can already buy tickets here!  It’ll have it’s opening tryout at the Bristol Old Vic beforehand, …

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US tour for Release (and Chaos Walking starts filming…)

Hello!  If you’re in America, I’ve just put up dates for my US book tour for Release in the Events section.  Come along!  All free!  I’ll be in New York, Philadelphia, DC/Chevy Chase, Chicago, Austin and Seattle in September.  A few dates with Adam Sil …

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New Book cover reveal!!

Have a look at the UK cover of my new novel Release (out 4 May in the UK and Ireland) on Buzzfeed!  I also talk about the story and where it came from.  Have a look! The book is out in September in North America, and I’ll have a cover reveal for that o …

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A Monster Calls out soon!

Hey, guys, I know, I’ve been remiss here, but I promise to keep it up better.  For now, the two big things are that A Monster Calls opens in the US (limited) on 23 December and wide on 6 January, and opens nationwide in the UK on 1 January.  Hope you l …

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A Monster Calls new trailer!

Have you seen the new trailer for A Monster Calls?  It’s AMAZING!!  Have a look…

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Carnegie Shortlist (and Inkies!)

What a pleasure to find out that The Rest of Us Just Live Here is on the Carnegie Shortlist.  They’ve been so kind and generous to me, and I’m so thrilled Rest of Us is there!  If I win, I’d be the first to win a third medal, which would have been unth …

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