Eleven famous children’s authors will write short stories set in the Dr. Who universe, honoring the British television series’ 50th anniversary.
The stories will be released first as digital “eshorts.” Penguin UK’s Puffin imprint will release a comprehensive paperback collection in November 2013.
Here’s more from BBC: “The first children’s author will be revealed on the BBC Worldwide Doctor Who Facebook page on Monday 7 January, followed by the first story on Wednesday 23 January. A promotional video of each author will also be available each month on the BBC Worldwide YouTube channel starting on Friday 11 January.”
Hypable speculates that the following authors could be on board: Harry Potter series author J.K. Rowling, His Dark Materials trilogy author Philip Pullman and Alex Rider series author Anthony Horowitz.
What writer would you like to see write a Dr. Who story?