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Mary Hooper

  • 5 stars across 52 books
    Mary Hooper is a very popular writer for children and young adults. Her brilliant historical novels have a huge fan base, as do her contemporary novels for teenagers. At The Sign of the Sugared Plum was selected as part of the 2010 Booked Up scheme and Fallen Grace has been nominated for the Carnegie Medal 2011.
    4th October 2018

    Poppy Field

    A new illustrated story celebrating the poppy's history. Michael Morpurgo and Michael Foreman have tea... More

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    4th August 2003

    At the Sign of the Sugared Plum

    'You be going to live in the city, Hannah?' Farmer Price asked, pushing his battered hat up over his forehead. 'Wouldn' ... More

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    6th August 2007

    At the House of the Magician

    Lucy has been forced to run away from home as she fears for her safety from her drunken father. She is taken on as a mai... More

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    1st March 2009

    Megan

    It is Jack's , Megan's son, first birthday party and the atmosphere is very tense. But Megan is being distracted by the ... More

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    13th August 2014

    Ring of Roses

    Intensely powerful novel set in London during the height of the Plague in the 1600s. Abby is delighted to be appointed t... More

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    21st January 2008

    Down to Earth: Two Naughty Angels

    A freak accident suddenly plummets two young, accident-prone angels back to earth. Their strange habits and even strange... More

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    21st January 2008

    Round the Rainbow: Two Naughty Angels

    The angels are shooting back to Heaven on a rescue mission to snatch back Sister Bertha, who was spirited away before he... More

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    1st December 2011

    Time Flies

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    3rd February 2019

    Zara

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    21st January 2008

    The Ghoul at School: Two Naughty Angels

    A ghost appears to be on the loose in the school where our two flighty angels are still pretending to be ordinary pupils... More

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