Little Island Books are greatly looking forward to sharing Meg Gregan’s new YA verse novel, Baby Teeth. A poetic study in passion that uses the tropes of vampire fiction to explore queer identity and desire, Baby Teeth is a unique, lyrical and fresh take on vampire lore that will surprise, charm and disarm the reader. Immy has been in love before – many times, across many lifetimes. But never as deeply,as intensely as this. It starts when Claudia offers her a yellow rose. Claudia has never loved like this before either. But then, she’s never been loved by a vampire before. But a love like this can’t last. The forbidden thirst for blood runs deep in Immy. And within her mind clamour the voices, of all the others she has been, their desires, and their wrongs.
Cover art by Ana Jarén
Meg’s first book The Space Between won the Eilís Dillon Award at the 2018 Children’s Books Ireland Awards. The Deepest Breath was shortlisted for the Waterstones Children’s Book Prize, won the Judges’ Special Award at the KPMG Children’s Books Ireland Awards 2020 and was selected for the Read for Empathy reading list 2020.
BABY TEETH will be published by Little Island on 2 September 2021. (978-1912417902/ €10.99/ paperback)
About Meg Grehan
Meg Grehan is a young writer living in Donegal in the northwest of Ireland, with a very ginger girlfriend, an even more ginger dog and an undisclosed number of cats (none of whom is ginger).