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Kelly Barnhill

  • 5 stars across 2 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... More

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    2nd October 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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