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Deborah Hopkinson

  • 4 stars across 22 books
    Deborah Hopkinson is the award-winning author of many books for young readers, including Ordinary, Extraordinary Jane Austen, illustrated by Qin Leng; Michelle, illustrated by AG Ford; Stagecoach Sal, illustrated by Carson Ellis; Abe Lincoln Crosses a Creek, illustrated by John Hendrix; Sweet Clara and the Freedom Quilt, illustrated by James Ransome and winner of the IRA Award; and Apples to Oregon, illustrated by Nancy Carpenter and winner of the Golden Kite Award. She lives near Portland, Oregon.

    Qin Leng was born in Shanghai and later moved to France, then to Montreal in Canada. She now lives in Toronto with her husband and works as a designer and illustrator. She grew up surrounded by paintings, and her father, an artist himself, was a great influence on her. Qin graduated from the Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema and has received many awards for her animated short films. Her picture books have been nominated for such prizes as the prestigious Governor General's Literary Award, and she won the APAAL for Best Picture Book. You can visit her at www.qinleng.tumblr.com.
    1st April 2016

    Follow the Moon Home: A Tale of One Idea, Twenty Kids, and a Hundred Sea Turtles

    Acclaimed activist Philippe Cousteau and renowned author Deborah Hopkinson team up to offer a story of the powerful diff... More

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    7th January 2016

    Who Was Charles Darwin?

    Charles Darwin was the ground-breaking scientist whose theory of evolution changed our understanding of the natural worl... More

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    20th February 2012

    A Boy Called Dickens

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    5th March 2015

    The Great Trouble

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    7th July 2016

    Beatrix Potter and the Unfortunate Tale of the Guinea Pig

    A brand new picture book from the award-winning and well-loved Charlotte Voake and Deborah Hopkinson about the young B... More

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    7th June 2016

    Steamboat School

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    1st February 2003

    Maria's Comet

    Maria's wish burns as brightly as a star. Maria longs to be an astronomer and imagines all the strange worlds she... More

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    1st October 1999

    A Band of Angels: A Story Inspired by the Jubilee Singers

    The daughter of a slave forms a gospel singing group and goes on tour to raise money to save Fisk University.... More

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