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Kiran Millwood Hargrave

  • 5 stars across 10 books
    Kiran Millwood Hargrave is an award-winning poet, playwright, and bestselling novelist. Her debut novel for children  The Girl of Ink & Stars  won the Waterstones Children's Book Prize, and the British Book Awards Children's Book of the Year. Her work has been short- and long-listed for other major prizes including the Costa Award, and the CILIP Carnegie Award.  The Deathless Girls  is her first novel for Young Adults. She's a graduate of both Oxford and Cambridge Universities, and lives by the river in Oxford with her husband and cat.

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    17th March 2022

    Julia and the Shark

    A captivating, powerful and luminous story from a bestselling, award-winning author about a mother, a daughter and t... More

    (36 reviews)
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    5th May 2016

    The Girl of Ink & Stars

    The magical bestseller: a classic story to read again and again. Winner of the Waterston... More

    (35 reviews)
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    4th May 2017

    The Island at the End of Everything

    From the author of the bestselling THE GIRL OF INK & STARS comes a moving, enthralling and heartbreaking... More

    (14 reviews)
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    4th October 2018

    The Way Past Winter

    From the bestselling author of THE GIRL OF INK & STARS comes a gorgeous wintry folk tale for young and old alike -... More

    (8 reviews)
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    1st October 2020

    A Secret of Birds & Bone

    A spellbinding new novel from the Sunday Times-bestselling author of The Girl of Ink & Stars, winner of the Waters... More

    (8 reviews)
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    2nd April 2020

    The Deathless Girls

    Gothic, intoxicating, feminist, darkly provoking and deeply romantic - this is the breathtakingly imagined untold s... More

    (6 reviews)
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    1st February 2018

    Make More Noise!: New stories in honour of the 100th anniversary of women's suffrage

    "You have to make more noise than anybody else" - Emmeline Pankhurst, leader of the British Suffragette movement ... More

    (4 reviews)
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    29th September 2022

    Leila and the Blue Fox

    'A captivating tale that glistens with wonder. Leila and Fox will always have a home in my heart' Sophie Anderson ... More

    (1 review)
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    10th October 2019

    Rollercoaster: KS3, 11-14. The Island at the End of Everything

    Twelve-year-old Ami lives on Culion Island in the Philippines, the world's largest leper colony, with her mother who is ... More

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    10th November 2022

    The Girl of Ink & Stars (illustrated edition)

    A stunning illustrated edition of the magical bestseller - a perfect gift for Christmas! Winner o... More

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