Gill Lewis

  • 5 stars across 43 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.

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7th 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... MoreThe Closest Thing to Flying

(12 reviews) Review
11th April 2024

Pirates and Sea Monsters

Tia and her mum start an adventurous new life on Gull Haven Island, finding lots of animals who need their ... MorePirates and Sea Monsters

(11 reviews) Review
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... MoreSky Hawk

(7 reviews) Review
6th August 2020

Willow Wildthing and the Dragon's Egg

In the Wilderness, where magic and nature collide, there are magical creatures and strange powers at work. In this story... MoreWillow Wildthing and the Dragon's Egg

(7 reviews) Review
24th February 2022

Song of the River

A project to re-introduce beavers brings a town together against a common threat, in this touching tale from master stor... MoreSong of the River

(7 reviews) Review
11th March 2021

Willow Wildthing and the Shooting Star

In the Wilderness, where magic and nature collide, there are magical creatures and strange powers at work. In this story... MoreWillow Wildthing and the Shooting Star

(6 reviews) Review
4th February 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. ... MorePuppy Academy: Pip and the Paw of Friendship

(5 reviews) Review
4th February 2021

Swan Song

Award-winning author Gill Lewis explores the redemptive power of nature for struggling young people in this touching tal... MoreSwan Song

(5 reviews) Review
2nd March 2023

Moonflight

Can a timid rat ever become a hero? Tilbury is about to find out on the adventure of a lifetime, journeying across the ... MoreMoonflight

(5 reviews) Review
2nd July 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... MorePuppy Academy: Scout and the Sausage Thief

(4 reviews) Review
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  • Pirates and Sea Monsters

    Pirates and Sea Monsters

    Tia is a young girl who cherishes her mum's bedtime stories, which are filled with tales about the animals and people her mum encounters as a busy cit...

  • Pirates and Sea Monsters

    Pirates and Sea Monsters

    by Rowen

    A fantastic little book for any animal lovers. The Barrington Stoke books are great for reluctant readers as the test is well presented and spread out...

  • Pirates and Sea Monsters

    Pirates and Sea Monsters

    My son enjoyed this book. It’s about a girl called Tia and her mum has a new job as a vet on an island.  Tia and her mum both love animals. They get t...