Geraldine McCaughrean

Geraldine McCaughrean

  • 5 stars across 197 books
Geraldine McCaughrean is an established author for all age groups. Geraldine has been awarded many prizes for her writing, including the Whitbread Children's Book Award for A Little Lower than the Angels, the Library Association Carnegie Medal and the Guardian Award for a Pack of Lies. Geraldine has also published a number of retellings of traditional stories. She was awarded the Blue Peter Book Award for her retelling of 'A Pilgrim's Progress'. Geraldine lives in Berkshire and has a young daughter. Jason Cockcroft was joint winner of the Blue Blue Peter Book Award with Geraldine. He is a highly-acclaimed illustrator, shorlisted for the English 4-11 award for Billywise, and perhaps most recently known for his Harry Potter cover (Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix). He lives in West Yorkshire.
4th May 2017

The Secret Garden: V&A Collector's Edition

The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett is a magical novel for adults and children alike. This new hardback is one ... MoreThe Secret Garden: V&A Collector's Edition

(21 reviews) Review
1st May 2017

Where the World Ends

In the summer of 1727, a group of men and boys from St Kilda are put ashore on a remote sea stac to harvest birds for fo... MoreWhere the World Ends

(12 reviews) Review
11th October 2019

Lonely Planet Kids Myths and Legends of the World

Bold reader - open your mystical map and get ready to travel through time with 21 dazzling stories of daring and deceit,... MoreLonely Planet Kids Myths and Legends of the World

(11 reviews) Review
1st October 2012

Snow Queen

The enchanting fairytale retold through simple and engaging text with stunning original artwork. Gerda and Kay are best ... MoreSnow Queen

(9 reviews) Review
28th July 2016

The Nutcracker

A beautiful telling of the Nutcracker fairy tale, with exciting activities, colouring pages and a gorgeous eight-card 3D... MoreThe Nutcracker

(8 reviews) Review
2nd October 2008

Peter Pan in Scarlet

Neverland is calling again...Something is wrong in Neverland. Dreams are leaking out-strangely real dreams, of pirates a... MorePeter Pan in Scarlet

(8 reviews) Review
30th June 2006

The Little Mermaid

The little mermaid lives at the bottom of the sea, where the water is as clear as glass and the sand as fine as powder. ... MoreThe Little Mermaid

(7 reviews) Review
1st September 2012

Pittipat's Saucer of Moon

Pittipat knows that the moon is a saucer of cream and his brothers and sisters mean to drink it all up. So the brave l... MorePittipat's Saucer of Moon

(4 reviews) Review
15th April 2021

The Supreme Lie

Twice Carnegie medal winning Geraldine McCaughrean's enthralling new novel is set in a world paralysed by natural disast... MoreThe Supreme Lie

(3 reviews) Review
1st November 2012

Usborne Greek Myths

A pocket-sized collection of some of the best-known Greek myths, specially written for young children to enjoy. With viv... MoreUsborne Greek Myths

(2 reviews) Review
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