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Linda Newbery

  • 5 stars across 41 books
    Linda Newbery has written for young readers of all ages, and is a winner of the Costa Children's Book Prize, with two shortlistings for the prestigious Carnegie Medal as well as many other nominations. She has recently published her first novel for adults, which was a Radio 2 Book Club choice. Linda lives in a small village in north Oxfordshire with her husband and two cats.
    4th October 2018

    The Key to Flambards

    Grace Russell, at fourteen, has already had to adjust to a devastating accident from which she'll never recover. Now she... More

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    30th October 2009

    Cat Tales: Ice Cat

    This book contains purrfect tales about fab furry felines from celebrated author Linda Newbery. It's snowing outside, an... More

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    19th July 2006

    Blitz Boys

    A story set in London during the Blitz. With Gernan planes blitzing London, the wreckage can be an exciting place to pla... More

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    2nd May 2013

    The Treasure House

    When Nina's mother, Miranda, mysteriously disappears, Nina's father goes to look for her, leaving Nina with her two ec... More

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    12th October 2008

    Catcall

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    5th January 2017

    The Brockenspectre

    Tomas wants to be like his father - strong, brave and fearless. Pappi is a mountain guide, often away from home. He has ... More

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    5th January 2017

    Until We Win

    A hundred years ago, women didn't have the vote. When Lizzy Frost becomes involved with the fledgling Suffragette moveme... More

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    3rd May 2018

    Girls for the Vote

    When thirteen-year-old Polly befriends two suffragettes in the top floor flat at 6 Chelsea Walk, she finds herself quest... More

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    15th December 2009

    Flight

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    22nd October 1998

    Lost Boys

    Jan and Alpha share a common history: missing fathers, Cape Flats poverty and the consolations of gang life and drugs. B... More

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