Sonya Hartnett

Sonya Hartnett

  • 5 stars across 21 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 allows children to... MoreDKfindout! Forest

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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... MoreSadie and Ratz

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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... MoreThe Ghost's Child

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28th February 2014

The Children of the King (Redesign)

Heartwarming and beautifully illustrated, this book by best-selling author Max Lucado helps children understand and cher... MoreThe Children of the King (Redesign)

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6th June 1994

Wilful Blue

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4th May 1998

The Devil Latch

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9th April 2009

Surrender

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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 author of... MoreThe Silver Donkey

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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... MoreThe Children of the King

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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... MoreThursday's Child

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