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  • Published: 19 May 2020
  • ISBN: 9780241376164
  • Imprint: Puffin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 256
  • RRP: $16.99

My Brother's Name is Jessica




A stunning and timely new novel from the bestselling and award-winning author of The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas

Sam has known his sister Jessica all his life. Tonight is the first time they're going to meet.Sam Waver has always been a loner: bullied, struggling at school, with parents who have very little time for him. The one person he has always been able to rely on is his beloved older sibling - but when they announce that they are transitioning, Sam's life is thrown upside down. He's convinced nothing will ever be the same again - but as Sam is about to discover, nothing is more constant than love.

  • Published: 19 May 2020
  • ISBN: 9780241376164
  • Imprint: Puffin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 256
  • RRP: $16.99

About the author

John Boyne

John Boyne was born in Ireland in 1971. He is the author of eleven novels for adults, six for younger readers and a collection of short stories. Perhaps best known for his 2006 multi-award-winning book The Boy In The Striped Pyjamas, John’s other novels, notably The Absolutist and A History of Loneliness, have been widely praised and are international bestsellers. Most recently, The Heart's Invisible Furies was a Richard & Judy Bookclub word-of-mouth bestseller, and A Ladder to the Sky was shortlisted for theKerry Group Irish Novel of the Year Awardin association with Listowel Writers’ Week.

His novels are published in over fifty languages.

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