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  • 5 stars across 35 books
    Linda Newbery began by writing teenage fiction, but has now written for all ages. She has won the Costa Children's Book Prize and has twice been shor tlisted for the Carnegie Medal, as well as for the Guardian Children's Fiction Prize.
    8th July 2021

    This Book is Cruelty-Free: Animals and Us

    How do the everyday choices you make affect animals and the environment? This book looks at all the things you can d... More

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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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    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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    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, Luc... More

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    30th October 2009

    Ice Cat

    When Tom makes a cat of ice and snow, it comes to life at night: roaming the streets, prowling his dreams. What can it b... 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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    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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    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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    26th June 2018

    The Brockenspectre

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

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