Young Adult | 240 pp | May 2016
LIVING FOR MARTEL MADDUX Darren Groth The journey of a lifetime. Publisher: Penguin Random House|Paperback Rights available: Film/TV, Audio, UK Agent: Tara Wynne (firstname.lastname@example.org) Description: At the end of highschool 18 year old Munro Maddux decides to head to the land Down Under to fulfil the wish and desire of his late Downs Syndrome sister. The year proves to be not only a geographical one but also a journey of self-discovery and growth. Originally from Brisbane, Darren Groth now lives in Vancouver, Canada, with his wife and twelve-year-old twins. His books have been published on both sides of the Pacific and include Kindling and Most Valuable Potential. Darren's first YA novel, Are You Seeing Me?, has been shortlisted for several major awards including the Children's Book Council of Australia Book of the Year, NSW Premier's Literary Awards, Queensland Literary Awards and the Governor General's Literary Awards in Canada.
Published on Aug 1, 2016