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  • 5 stars across 94 books
    Hilary McKay won The Guardian Children's Fiction Award for her first novel, The Exiles and its sequel, The Exiles At Home, was the winner of the prestigious Smarties Book Prize. Her success has continued with Saffy's Angel, which won the Children's Whitbread Prize and was selected for the inaugural Booked Up list. Most recently, the acclaimed Binny for Short was longlisted for the 2014 Carnegie Medal.
    20th September 2018

    The Skylarks' War

    Winner of the Costa Children's Book Award 2018. The Skylarks' War is a beautiful story following the lo... More

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    27th May 2021

    The Swallows' Flight

    From the Costa Award-winning author Hilary McKay, comes a moving World War II story of family and friendship on oppo... More

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    20th August 2020

    The Time of Green Magic

    From Costa Award-winner Hilary McKay comes The Time of Green Magic: a beautiful, spell-binding novel about famil... More

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    26th September 2017

    Hilary McKay's Fairy Tales

    Hilary McKay's Fairy Tales is a classic fairy-tale collection to treasure. Featuring Hilary McKay's imaginative re... More

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    5th September 2019

    The Time of Green Magic

    From acclaimed author and Costa winner Hilary McKay comes The Time of Green Magic: a beautiful, spell-binding no... More

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    2nd January 2020

    Boudica's Army

    I Was There... is a perfect introduction for younger readers into stories from the past, allowing children to imag... More

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    20th March 2008

    The Story of Bear

    It was Christmas time when the Bear arrived. He was not invited; he just appeared. Nobody needed him. Nobody wanted him.... More

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    2nd July 2009

    Paradise House: Zoo In The Attic: Book 1

    Danny is mad about animals and wants a sheepdog for his birthday. But instead he gets a goldfish called Oscar. This insp... More

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    11th November 2004

    There's a Dragon Downstairs

    There's a dragon downstairs at Sophie's house. She knows he is there. She can hear him rattling and snuffling - slink... More

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    1st June 2009

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