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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: www.kellybarnhill.com
    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... More

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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 MOON Stone-in-the-Glen, ... More

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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... More

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    15th September 2015

    The Witch's Boy

    When Ned and his identical twin brother tumble from their raft into a raging river, only Ned survives. Villagers are con... More

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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... More

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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... More

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