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Linda Newbery

Linda Newbery

  • 5 stars across 38 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 do to... MoreThis Book is Cruelty-Free: Animals and Us

(10 reviews) Review
2nd April 2009


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

(3 reviews) Review
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 ecce... MoreThe Treasure House

(2 reviews) Review
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... MoreThe Key to Flambards

(2 reviews) Review
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... MoreBarney the Boat Dog Fairground Surprise

(1 review) Review
9th October 2014


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

(1 review) Review
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... MoreIce Cat

(1 review) Review
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... MoreBlitz Boys

(1 review) Review
8th January 2009


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

(1 review) Review
30th October 2014

Some Other War

(1 review) Review
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