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Kim Hillyard

  • 5 stars across 4 books

 After completing a degree in Drama at the University of Exeter, Kim Hillyard spent nine years working as a music journalist for various publications, including  NME  ,  Time Out   and the BBC. She has also worked as a drama and arts facilitator, delivering assemblies, storytelling and workshops in schools, bookshops and community spaces on everything from phonics to creative writing.
 
 Kim's debut picture book,  Mabel and the Mountain,  won the 2020 Sainsbury's Children's Book Award and her second title (  Ned and the Great Garden Hamster Race  ) was released in January 2021.

 
9th July 2020

Mabel and the Mountain: a story about believing in yourself

***WINNER of the Sainsbury's Children's Book Awards 2020***Mabel may be a small fly but she has Big Plans... 1. Climb a ... MoreMabel and the Mountain: a story about believing in yourself

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21st January 2021

Ned and the Great Garden Hamster Race: a story about kindness

The perfect story to remind children about the importance of kindness.3, 2, 1, go!Ned the hamster has been in training f... MoreNed and the Great Garden Hamster Race: a story about kindness

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3rd March 2022

Gretel the Wonder Mammoth: A story about overcoming anxiety

A mammoth NEW picture book from the award-winning Kim Hillyard!One peaceful Tuesday morning, a loud CRACK could be heard... MoreGretel the Wonder Mammoth: A story about overcoming anxiety

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8th June 2023

Flora and Nora Hunt for Treasure: A story about the power of friendship

A NEW sea-faring adventure from the award-winning Kim Hillyard!Flora and Nora are a pair of adventurous sea-faring cats.... MoreFlora and Nora Hunt for Treasure: A story about the power of friendship

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