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Kelly Barnhill

  • 5 stars across 6 books
Kelly Barnhill is an author and teacher. She wrote THE GIRL WHO  DRANK THE MOON, THE WITCH'S BOY, IRON HEARTED VIOLET, THE MOSTLY TRUE  STORY OF JACK and many, many short stories. She won the World Fantasy  Award for her novella, THE UNLICENSED MAGICIAN, a Parents Choice Gold  Award for IRON HEARTED VIOLET, the Charlotte Huck Honor for THE GIRL WHO  DRANK THE MOON, and has been a finalist for the Minnesota Book Award,  the Andre Norton award and the PEN/USA literary prize. She was also a  McKnight Artist's Fellowship recipient in Children's Literature. She  lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota with her three brilliant children,  architect husband, and emotionally unstable dog. She is a fast runner, a  good hiker, and a terrible gardener. You can visit and chat at her  blog:
9th August 2016

The Girl Who Drank the Moon

Every year, the people of the Protectorate leave a baby as an offering to the witch who lives in the forest. They hope t... MoreThe Girl Who Drank the Moon

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8th March 2022

The Ogress and the Orphans: The magical New York Times bestseller

THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER from the Newbery Medal winning author of THE GIRL WHO DRANK THE MOONStone-in-the-Glen, on... MoreThe Ogress and the Orphans: The magical New York Times bestseller

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15th September 2015

The Witch's Boy

“This spellbinding fantasy begs for a cozy chair and several hours of uninterrupted reading time.” —The Washington Post ... MoreThe Witch's Boy

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8th October 2015

Guys Read: Terrifying Tales

Be afraid, be very afraid of Terrifying Tales, the sixth volume in the Guys Read Library of Great Reading. Eleven maste... MoreGuys Read: Terrifying Tales

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3rd May 2022

When Women Were Dragons

In a world where girls and women are taught to be quiet, the dragons inside them are about to be set free ... In this t... MoreWhen Women Were Dragons

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7th February 2019

The Story of Sanitation Pack A of 4

How do we get clean water and where does our rubbish go after the bin lorry takes it away? Go behind the scenes of our a... MoreThe Story of Sanitation Pack A of 4

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