12th October 2018

New YA edition for international bestseller The Tattooist of Auschwitz

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Hot Key Books is set to publish a YA edition of sister imprint Zaffre’s runaway international bestseller, The Tattooist of Auschwitz, featuring a newly-designed jacket and foreword from author Heather Morris.

[The Tattooist of Auschwitz] is a moving and powerful book where humanity does triumph over extreme adversity told in an exceptionally universal voice that can and does reach readers of all ages.”

Jane Harris, Managing Director, Children’s Trade Publishing, Bonnier Books UK

 

Jane Harris, Managing Director of Children’s Trade Publishing at Bonnier Books UK said: “We are all immensely proud to have been involved in publishing Heather and The Tattooist of Auschwitz. It’s success and reach has been phenomenal so to have this opportunity to extend the readership into the YA arena is so exciting.  It is a moving and powerful book where humanity does triumph over extreme adversity told in an exceptionally universal voice that can and does reach readers of all ages.”

 

The Tattooist of Auschwitz, is a real-life story of love and survival against the odds. The hardback edition claimed the Sunday Times number one spot at the end of August, six months after publication. It has been a number one bestseller around the world and has recently been published in the U.S. and Canada hitting number four in the New York Times bestseller charts. This week, the paperback edition of The Tattooist of Auschwitz debuted at number one in the paperback fiction charts, selling more than 19,000 copies in three days.