Nominated by:

Veria Central Public Library, Greece

Publisher of nominated edition:

Canongate Books, UK

How to Stop Time

Matt Haig    

Tom Hazard has a dangerous secret. He may look like an ordinary 41-year-old history teacher, but he’s been alive for centuries. From Elizabethan England to Jazz-Age Paris, from New York to the South Seas, Tom has seen it all. As long as he keeps changing his identity he can keep one step ahead of his past – and stay alive. The only thing he must not do is fall in love …

About the author

Matt Haig is the number one bestselling author of Reasons to Stay Alive and six highly acclaimed novels for adults, including The Humans and The Radleys. He has also written books for children and has won the Blue Peter Book Award, the Smarties Book Prize and been shortlisted three times for the Carnegie Medal. He has sold more than a million books in the UK and his work has been translated into over forty languages.

Librarian’s comments:

An interesting imaginative story !

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