Actress Jodie Whittaker has been cast as the thirteenth Doctor in the long running sci-fi series Doctor Who. Not only is this the first time the Time Lord has regenerated into a woman, but it’s also the first time the Doctor has been a Little Miss rather than a Mr. Man.
As The Guardian reports, Penguin Random House has announced that Dr. Thirteenth will join its line up of books which sees the world of Mr. Men, and now Little Miss, meet the world of Doctor Who. As with previous Dr. Who-themed crossovers, the upcoming book will be written and illustrated by Adam Hargreaves, the son of Roger Hargreaves. When Adam was a boy, he asked his father what a tickle looks like, and thus the Mr. Men were born.
The upcoming book is available to pre-order now and is set to be released on 6 November and a limited edition hardback version will also be on sale. The preview pages released also tease three friends the thirteenth Doctor will encounter over her first series. The story will focus on the Doctor attending her friend’s birthday which turns into an adventure.
It has been confirmed by the BBC that Jodie Whittaker’s first season on Doctor Who will begin on 7 October. Get your Sonic Screwdrivers ready!
Dorey was then stunned to find that copies of his book were being delivered by his American distributor wrapped in plastic. Dorey described the error as an “absolute shambles” and pointed out that it shows how we use plastic “with our eyes closed”.
The author announced the news on Twitter today and gave some information about the upcoming book, which is to be called The Testaments. Here’s what she said:
His stint as The Doctor continued for 7 series- consisting of a massive 172 episodes, and he still remains one of the most popular Doctors to this day. His love for the Whoniverse continues as shown by his latest project- Scratchman- a Fourth Doctor novel that never saw the light of day, until now! The novel is dark, exciting, tense, and just perfectly Who. Tom’s inimitable wordsmithery combined with the gripping plot will guarantee this novel real success.
As The Book Seller reports, the collection will be released on May 30th, the set includes both Anne’ ‘A’ and ‘B’ diaries, which are made up of the original diary and the edited one. A definitive readers version called ‘D’ is also included which has been edited by Mirjam Pressler, the German translator of Frank’s diary who has also published a book about her life.
Released November 2018, Michelle Obama’s memoir follows her life “from her childhood on the South Side of Chicago to her years as an executive balancing the demands of motherhood and work, to her time spent at the world’s most famous address,” her publisher has said.
Oprah has chosen Michelle’s memoirs for her honesty and vulnerability- naming it the perfect read this year to gain an insight into what it was really like being the ‘first Black First family’.
See Oprah and Michelle chatting about the new release here, and don’t forget to order your copy of Mrs Obama’s memoirs below!