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Louisa Reid’s new YA novel in verse GLOVES OFF to publish with Guppy Books

We are pleased to welcome Louisa Reid to The Agency Children’s Book List and announce the publication date for Gloves Off, Louisa’s first YA novel in verse about bullying and body image – with a little bit of boxing too.

Gloves Off will be published by in September 2019. It is part of Bella Pearson’s launch list at Guppy Books; she sees Gloves Off as ‘… extraordinary – brave and moving and utterly page-turning’.

Today’s Bookseller notes that Guppy Books aims ‘to be a responsive, inclusive and transparent publishing house, presenting the very best in original, ground-breaking and entertaining fiction for all ages, from both debut and established authors and illustrators’ – and we are delighted that Gloves Off will be a key title in their launch!