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Sally Nicholls

  • 5 stars across 33 books
    Sally Nicholls is the highly-acclaimed author of Ways to Live Forever which won the Waterstones Children's Book Prize and was shortlisted for the Branford Boase Award, among many others. Her most recent title An Island of Our Own was shortlisted for the Guardian Children's Book Award and the Costa Children's Award.


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    1st October 2020

    A Chase In Time

    From multi-award-winning author Sally Nicholls, A Chase In Time is the first in a brilliant time-slip adventure series f... More

    (19 reviews)
    3rd October 2019

    The Button Book

    Here's a button. I wonder what happens when you press it? From a singing button to a tickle button, from a rude sound bu... More

    (17 reviews)
    1st October 2020

    Who Makes a Forest?

    Who makes a forest? A wizard, a giant, an emperor? Come on a walk with Grandpa to discover how a forest is made, and se... More

    (13 reviews)
    1st October 2020

    A Christmas in Time

    Alex and Ruby are back in their SECOND time-slip adventure, tumbling back into a Victorian Christmas! From multi-award-w... More

    (11 reviews)
    7th September 2017

    Things a Bright Girl Can Do

    Shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal 2019, National Book Award, Books Are My Bag Readers' Awards and the YA Book Prize Th... More

    (8 reviews)
    6th January 2022

    Season of Secrets

    On a wild and stormy night Molly runs away from her grandparents' house. Her dad has sent her to live there until he Sor... More

    (7 reviews)
    5th November 2020

    The Silent Stars Go By

    'Bittersweet perfection' Guardian, Best Books of the Year 'An engulfing historical novel' The Times, Best Books of the Y... More

    (6 reviews)
    5th May 2016

    Mystery & Mayhem

    Enthralling children's fiction for everyone who loves Robin Steven's Murder Most Unladylike Mysteries and Frances Hard... More

    (4 reviews)
    1st February 2018

    Make More Noise!: New stories in honour of the 100th anniversary of women's suffrage

    "You have to make more noise than anybody else" - Emmeline Pankhurst, leader of the British Suffragette movement An i... More

    (4 reviews)
    2nd April 2015

    An Island of Our Own

    From one of the brightest talents in children's fiction and the winner of the Waterstones Children's Book prize co... More

    (3 reviews)
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