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Nicky Singer

  • 3 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.

    15th October 2015

    Island

    Island by Nicky Singer and illustrated by Chris Riddell... More

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    28th January 2006

    The Survival Game

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

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    5th January 2016

    The Wind in the Willows: Band 16/Sapphire

    Nicky Singer has captured all the beauty and familiarity of this classic children's book. Follow the adventures of Rat... More

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    7th June 2012

    The Flask

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

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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. ... More

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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... More

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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... More

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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 ... More

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    6th October 2005

    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... More

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