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  • 5 stars across 30 books
    Susan Cooper is a world-renowned author of children's books. Born and brought up in England, she worked as a journalist before moving to America, where she now lives. Her classic The Dark Is Rising sequence has won the Newbery Medal and was twice shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal. Her Boggart titles have won the Scottish Arts Council Children's Book Award and been shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal and the Smarties Prize. King of Shadows was also shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal. As well as writing novels, Susan Cooper has written for the theatre and for television. Her website is at www.thelostland.com and her Facebook is at www.facebook.com/SusanCooperFanPage.
    3rd April 2014

    Ghost Hawk

    In the winter of his eleventh year, Little Hawk goes deep into the forest, where he must endure a three-month test of ... More

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    30th September 2010

    King Of Shadows

    I lay very still, with all my senses telling me that I had gone mad. The plague? Nobody's had the plague for centuri... More

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    30th September 2010

    The Dark Is Rising: Modern Classic

    The perfect book for the Christmas season. It is Midwinter's Eve, the night before Will's eleventh birthday. But there ... More

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    1st August 2013

    The Dark is Rising

    'This night will be bad, and tomorrow will be beyond imagining.' It's Christmas time in the Stanton family house: presen... More

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    1st November 2019

    The Shortest Day

    So the shortest day came, and the year died... As the sun set on the shortest day of the year, early pe... More

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    15th September 2005

    Magician's Boy

    A Boy works for a magician. He polishes the Magician's wands and catches the rabbits that are pulled out of hats. But th... More

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    7th May 2015

    Dawn of Fear

    Sirens are blaring. Families huddle in bomb shelters. A nearby city is in flames. For Derek and his friends, night-... More

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    4th October 2007

    The Dark is Rising Sequence

    Susan Cooper's brilliant and award-winning fantasy sequence - the fourth volume of which, The Grey King, won the Newbery... More

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