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Nicky Singer

Nicky Singer

  • 4 stars across 11 books

Nicky has written four novels for adults, two books of non-fiction and six works for young people. Her first children's novel Feather Boy has been published in 28 countries. It won the Blue Peter `Book of the Year' Award, was adapted for TV (winning a BAFTA for Best Children's Drama) and then commissioned by the National Theatre as a musical with lyrics by Don Black and music by Debbie Wiseman. In 2010 Nicky was asked by Glyndebourne to adapt her novel Knight Crew (a re-telling of the King Arthur legend set in contemporary gangland) for an opera and was filmed by the BBC for a three-part documentary series presented by Gareth Malone. She is currently at work on Island, a play about ice-bears and moral responsibility for the National Theatre's Primary 1 series.

3rd October 2019

The Wind in the Willows

'There is nothing - absolutely nothing - half so much worth doing as simply messing about in boats.' From picnics by the... MoreThe Wind in the Willows

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15th October 2015

Island

Age range 9-12 years Urban teenager Cameron arrives on an uninhabited Arctic Island. He's prepared for ice and storms a... MoreIsland

(2 reviews) Review
7th June 2012

The Flask

An unforgettable standalone novel from Nicky Singer, author of the sensational, award-winning FEATHER BOY. ... MoreThe Flask

(0 reviews) Review
28th January 2006

The Survival Game

A breathtaking story of emotional struggle and physical endurance set in the Canadian wilderness, from the award-winning... MoreThe Survival Game

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1st April 2010

Feather Boy

Essential Modern Classics are relaunched in gorgeous new covers bringing these timeless story to a new generation. ... MoreFeather Boy

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10th September 2009

Knight Crew

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1st February 2012

The Flask

An unforgettable standalone novel from Nicky Singer, author of the sensational, award-winning FEATHER BOY. Twelve-year-o... MoreThe Flask

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1st January 2002

Feather Boy

Robert Nobel, the school pariah, triumphs over his own fears and the school bully, in this extraordinary tale of self-em... MoreFeather Boy

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3rd March 2003

Doll

A story of dark emotions and strange friendship, Doll is the eagerly awaited new title from Nicky Singer, following the ... MoreDoll

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1st January 2006

The Innocent's Story

When Cassina is blown-up by a suicide bomber in a station in England, life, as she knows it, is over. Except that she do... MoreThe Innocent's Story

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