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Gill Lewis

  • 5 stars across 32 books
    After realising her childhood dream of becoming a vet, Gill worked in the UK and overseas, everywhere from Africa to the Arctic. Gill’s books for children have published to critical acclaim and have been translated into many languages. Lewis won the Little Rebels Award in 2015 for Scarlet Ibis, won the prestigious Environmental Prize for Children's Literature in Germany for Moon Bear and has twice won the US Green Earth Book Award. 
     
    Gill lives in Somerset with her family and collection of pets including dogs, chickens and a rescued Shetland pony. You can usually find her in her tree house dreaming up new stories, with a cup of coffee and a plate of biscuits, in the company of squirrels.
    21st February 2019

    The Closest Thing to Flying

    Present day: Semira doesn't know where to call home. She and her mother came to England when she was four years old, bro... More

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    19th January 2016

    Puppy Academy: Pip and the Paw of Friendship

    Pip the labrador puppy is learning the skills he needs to be an assistance dog for Kayla, a young girl in a wheelchair. ... More

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    17th June 2015

    Puppy Academy: Scout and the Sausage Thief

    Puppies to the rescue! From animal expert Gill Lewis, Puppy Academy is a fun new series introducing young readers to a t... More

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    17th September 2015

    Puppy Academy: Star on Stormy Mountain

    Puppies to the rescue! From award-winning author Gill Lewis, Puppy Academy is a fun series introducing young readers to ... More

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    5th January 2012

    Sky Hawk

    When Callum and his friends find Iona on Callum's farm they try to chase her back into the village. But Iona runs from t... More

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    29th March 2016

    Gorilla Dawn

    The thrilling, heartbreaking, and inspirational new story from award-winning storyteller and wildlife expert Gill Lewis.... More

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    3rd January 2013

    White Dolphin

    'The white dolphin is a sign that Mum's out there . . .' When they first meet, Kara and Felix can't stand each other. ... More

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    5th December 2013

    Moon Bear

    When twelve-year-old Tam is sent to work at a bear farm in the city, he has never felt so alone. He hates seeing the cr... More

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    4th December 2014

    Scarlet Ibis

    Longlisted for the 2015 Carnegie Medal. Red asks, 'Will we always be together?' 'Always,' I say. 'Just you and me in th... More

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    22nd June 2016

    Puppy Academy: Murphy and the Great Surf Rescue

    Puppies to the rescue! Murphy the leonberger puppy is used to being the best, so when new student Rodrigo comes top of t... More

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