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Sonya Hartnett

  • 5 stars across 20 books
    Sonya Hartnett is the award-winning author of many novels for teens and young adults, inlcuding Thursday's Child, winner of the Guardian Children's Book Award; What the Birds See, winner of the Age Book of the Year in Australia; Stripes of the Sidestep Wolf; The Ghost's Child and The Silver Donkey, as well as a number of books for younger readers. In 2008, Sonya was awarded the prestigious Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award for her body of work. She lives in Australia.
    6th July 2017

    DKfindout! Forest

    Silver award winner in the MadeForMums Awards 2017 children's books series category. DKfindout! Forest allo... More

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    3rd May 2010

    Sadie and Ratz

    Sadie and Ratz are Hannah's hands - and they turn into wild beasts when Baby Boy is around! Sadie and Ratz are the name... More

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    5th May 2008

    The Ghost's Child

    A novel that explores the many varieties of love, by one of the very best contemporary writers. This magical story, tol... More

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    4th May 1998

    The Devil Latch

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    3rd November 2008

    The Silver Donkey

    An inspirational illustrated novel for younger readers from the 2002 Guardian Children's Fiction Prize-winning autho... More

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    6th February 2014

    The Children of the King

    Like THE SILVER DONKEY and MIDNIGHT ZOO, this is an absolutely beautiful and rather classic tale. Sonya writes wit... More

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    9th April 2009

    Surrender

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    2nd January 2002

    Thursday's Child

    During the long, hungry years of the Great Depression, Harper Flute's family struggles to cope with life on the hot, dus... More

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    4th August 1997

    Sleeping Dogs

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