Matt Haig was born in Sheffield, England in1975. He writes books for both adults and children, often blending the worlds of domestic reality and outright fantasy, with a quirky twist. His bestselling novels are translated into 28 languages. The Guardian has described his writing as ‘delightfully weird’ and the New York Times has called him ‘a novelist of great talent’ whose writing is ‘funny, riveting and heartbreaking’.
His novels for adults are The Last Family in England, narrated by a labrador and optioned for film by Brad Pitt; The Dead Fathers Club (2006), an update of Hamlet featuring an 11-year-old boy; The Possession of Mr Cave (2008), about a man obsessed with his daughter’s safety, and The Radleys (2010) which won Channel 4’s TV Book Club public vote and was shortlisted for a Galaxy National Book Award (UK). The film rights to all his adult novels have been sold. His next adult novel is The Humans (2013).
His multi-award winning popular first novel for children, Shadow Forest, was published in 2007 and its sequel, The Runaway Troll, in 2009. His most recent children’s novel is To Be A Cat (2012).
Matt Haig – A Boy Called Christmas (read by Stephen Fry)
Matt Haig – The Girl Who Saved Christmas (read by Carey Mulligan)
Matt Haig – How To Stop Time (read by Mark Meadows)
Matt Haig – The Radleys (read by Mark Meadows)
Matt Haig – Notes On A Nervous Planet (read by Matt Haig)
Matt Haig – The Ghost Walk (read by John Telfer)
Matt Haig – Shadow Forest (read by James Daniel Wilson)
Matt Haig – Reasons To Stay Alive (read by Matt Haig)
Matt Haig – The Humans (read by Mark Meadows)
Matt Haig – The Dead Fathers Club (read by Andrew Dennis)
Matt Haig – The Labrador Pact (read by Mark Meadows)
Matt Haig – Echo Boy (read by Jane Collingwood, Thomas Judd)
Matt Haig – To Be A Cat (read by Chris Pavlo)
UPLOADING ... Matt Haig - Shadow Forest (read by James Daniel Wilson)