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Miriam Halahmy

Miriam Halahmy

  • 4 stars across 13 books
Miriam Halahmy writes novels, short stories and poetry. Hidden (2011) was nominated for the Carnegie Medal and was Sunday Times Children's Book of the Week. A stage adaptation toured the UK in 2017. Her other books include Illegal, Stuffed and The Emergency Zoo. Behind Closed Doors was published in US by Holiday House in 2017. Miriam is a member of the Society of Authors, the Society of Book Writers and Illustrators, the Scattered Authors Society and English PEN.
26th May 2016

The Emergency Zoo

It is late August 1939: Britain is on the brink of war, and preparations are under way to evacuate London's children to ... MoreThe Emergency Zoo

(4 reviews) Review
1st March 2012

Illegal

(1 review) Review
15th March 2016

Hidden

Alix has never even given a thought to asylum seekers, she has enough problems of her own. Then one day on the beach Ali... MoreHidden

(1 review) Review
1st February 2014

Hidden

Alix has never even given a thought to asylum seekers, she has enough problems of her own. Then one day on the beach Ali... MoreHidden

(0 reviews) Review
15th March 2016

Stuffed

I didn't know that my life was going to fall through the floor for the second time before my sixteenth birthday' Jess is... MoreStuffed

(0 reviews) Review
20th October 2016

The Promises Pack

A series of uplifting, funny, warm, romantic, contemporary books from a variety of respected authors on topics that girl... MoreThe Promises Pack

(0 reviews) Review
14th July 2016

Stories from the Edge: An Anthology

A collection of gripping, thought-provoking short stories by eight award-winning UK young adult authors.From the perils ... MoreStories from the Edge: An Anthology

(0 reviews) Review
12th July 2018

Behind Closed Doors

Fifteen-year-olds Tasha and Josie are near-neighbours who never thought they had anything in common. But when their fami... MoreBehind Closed Doors

(0 reviews) Review
1st August 2019

Illegal

If Jemma had lived, none of this would have happened. I'd have been too busy to get dragged into this filthy, illegal bu... MoreIllegal

(0 reviews) Review
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