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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.
    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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    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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    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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    31st October 2008

    The Cat with Two Names

    Purrfect tales about fab furry felines from celebrated author Linda Newbery.Rose has a black and white cat called Smudge... More

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    1st November 2011

    Barney Boat Dog, Rescue Dog

    Barney the Boat Dog is fun, warm and a delight to read for boys and girls, alike. Jim's grandson Freddie has come to sta... More

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    1st November 2011

    Barney the Boat Dog Fairground Surprise

    Barney the Boat Dog is fun, warm and a delight to read for boys and girls, alike. Jim's grandson Freddie has come to sta... More

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    1st September 2009

    Flight

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    9th October 2014

    Lob

    He's older than anyone can tell. Older than the trees. Older than anybody. For as long as she can remember, Lucy has wa... More

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    20th July 2015

    Set in Stone

    When Samuel Godwin, a young and naive art tutor, accepts a job with the Farrow family at Fourwinds, their majestic home,... More

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    2nd December 2013

    Flightsend

    Flightsend is Charlie's new home, whether she likes it or not. Her mother sees it as an end to all that's gone so tragic... More

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    1st March 2011

    Barney the Boat Dog: Very Brave Dog

    Little dog Barney lives on a narrowboat with his owner, Jim. The pair are inseparable - until they get separated. Barney... More

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    8th January 2009

    Nevermore

    Tizzie is lonely when she and her mum move to Roven Mere, a mysterious, rambling mansion deep in the countryside. She's ... More

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    1st March 2011

    Barney the Boat Dog Runaway Horse!

    Jim and Barney are in trouble. The boat's engine won't start and they've got to get to Jim's grandson's birthday party, ... 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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    30th October 2014

    Some Other War

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    2nd April 2009

    Posy

    Posy may be one of the cheekiest, most inquisitive kittens around but that doesn't stop her being the most lovable one... More

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    1st April 2004

    The Shell House

    Greg's casual interest in the history of a ruined mansion becomes more personal as he slowly discovers the tragic events... More

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    2nd September 2004

    Sisterland

    Following the success of The Shell House, Linda Newbery again demonstrates her brilliance at weaving thought-provoking s... More

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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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    15th January 2014

    Tilly'S Promise

    A beautiful and timeless story about the uncertainty and destruction caused by war. Tilly is a young nurse doing her bes... More

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    1st October 2004

    The Shell House

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    1st October 2004

    The Shell House

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    20th October 2005

    Lost Boy

    New house, new school, new friends - but Matt Lanchester knows it won't all be that easy when he moves from Milton Keyn... More

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    5th February 2009

    The Sandfather

    Hal's life is in upheaval: trouble at school; problems at home; a quarrel with friends. Then Hal is sent to his grandf... More

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    3rd May 2012

    The Treasure House

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

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    14th August 2014

    Quarter Past Two On A Wednesday Afternoon

    It was the day when everything stopped. At quarter past two on a hot afternoon in August, Anna's beautiful, headstrong e... More

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    1st October 2002

    Some Other War

    Life changes completely for twins Alice and Jack when the First World War breaks out. Jack leaves the stables to fight a... More

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    1st February 2004

    From E to You

    When Annabelle's parents insist that she start an email correspondence with a boy called Guy, she is furious. Guy isn't ... More

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    1st September 2003

    Streetwise The Elephant, The Hare and The Black Cobra Standard

    Streetwise for ages 7-11: *Guarantees children have thrilling, entertaining and absorbing texts written by exceptional a... More

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    1st September 2003

    Streetwise The Elephant, The Hare and The Black Cobra Access

    Streetwise for ages 7-11: *Guarantees children have thrilling, entertaining and absorbing texts written by exceptional a... 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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    1st September 2006

    Whatnot Takes Charge: Red Banana

    A delightful story about one very loveable dog from Linda Newbery and Georgie Ripper for Egmont's red banana series. Wha... More

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    23rd January 2007

    Set in Stone

    When Samuel Godwin, a young and naive art tutor, accepts a job with the Farrow family at Fourwinds, their majestic home,... More

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    2nd June 2011

    Lob

    He's older than anyone can tell. Older than the trees. Older than anybody. For as long as she can remember, Lucy has wan... More

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    2nd April 2009

    Flightsend

    Flightsend is Charlie's new home, whether she likes it or not. Her mother sees it as an end to all that's gone so tragic... More

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    4th April 2019

    Girls on the Up

    Andie dreams of becoming an artist. Her best paintings are inspired by the moon, and she's excited to watch the first mo... More

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