Looking back, it all started on the day of the fair and the terrible accident, when twelve-year-old Eddie first met the Chalk Man...
From otter-spotting in Scotland to monsoons in Kolkata, here Ali Smith, William Boyd and nine other Penguin authors share their favourite holiday reading memories.
The bestselling author of The Chalk Man reads an extract from her new spine-tingling, sinister thriller, The Taking of Annie Thorne...
Ruth Ware, Dolly Alderton, Simon Mayo, Mary Portas and more recall the most special books they have received as gifts, from treasured hand-me-downs to original editions. For more recommendations, try the Penguin Christmas gift guide.