This is the official website of R. J. Anderson, a UK-bestselling Canadian author of fantasy and science fiction novels for children and teens.


LATEST BOOK NEWS
Publishers Weekly, May 6, 2014
- Reka Simonsen at Atheneum has acquired North American rights to R.J. Anderson's middle-grade fantasy Uncommon Magic, plus an untitled sequel. They star a Veronica Mars-type girl who joins forces with a mystery-loving street boy to solve a murder in a 1930s-style city driven by spell power. It’s slated for Fall 2015.

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AWARDS AND ACCOLADES
11/01/13 - Quicksilver featured in Best Books for Kids and Teens by the Canadian Children's Book Centre
05/02/13 - Quicksilver published in the UK
03/28/13 - Hardcover edition of Quicksilver released in North America

07/01/12 - Ultraviolet shortlisted for the Sunburst Award
03/01/12 - Release date of Swift in the UK
02/20/12 - Ultraviolet shortlisted for the Andre Norton (Nebula) Award

12/12/11 - Ultraviolet shortlisted for Worcestershire Teen Book Award
06/05/11 - Taiwanese rights sold for Ultraviolet
03/16/11 - 
Knife selected as winner of the 2011 Concorde Book Award
02/28/11 - Wayfarer chosen one of "Best Books of 2010" by Resource Links
01/10/11 - Bryony: Rebellin Unter Feen (German translation of Spell Hunter) published by Hanser Kinderbuch
11/10/10 - Audiobook of Rebel now available from Oakhill Publishing
11/06/10 -
Indonesian language rights sold for Spell Hunter
08/18/10 -
Turkish language rights sold for Spell Hunter and Wayfarer
04/15/10 -
Spell Hunter named an Honour Book for the 2010 Children's Book of the Year Award by the Canadian Library Association
02/27/10 - Spell Hunter named one of the Best Bets for Children by the Ontario Library Association
01/07/10 -
Excellent review of Rebel in the Times (of London)
11/30/09 -
Australian TV show The Shak gives Knife a glowing review
11/09/09 -
Knife longlisted for the Carnegie Medal