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  • 5 stars across 23 books
    Susan Cooper is one of our foremost children's authors; her classic five-book fantasy sequence The Dark Is Rising has sold millions of copies worldwide. Her many books have won the Newbery Medal, a Newbery Honor, and the Boston Globe-Horn Book Award, and been shortlisted five times for the Carnegie Medal. She combines fantasy with history in Victory (a Washington Post Top Ten for Children novel), King of Shadows and Ghost Hawk, and her magical The Boggart and the Monster, second in a trilogy, won the Scottish Arts Council's Children's Book Award. Susan Cooper lives on a saltmarsh island in Massachusetts, and you can visit her online at TheLostLand.com.
    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 so... 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 centuries .... 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-time... 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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    1st September 2011

    Haunted

    Derek Landy, Philip Reeve, Joseph Delaney, Susan Cooper, Eleanor Updale, Jamila Gavin, Mal Peet, Matt Haig, Berlie Doher... More

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    30th September 2010

    Over Sea Under Stone

    On holiday in Cornwall, Simon, Jane and Barney Drew discover an ancient map in the attic of the Grey House, where they a... More

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    1st May 1994

    Matthew's Dragon

    Matthew can't believe his eyes! Coming from the pages of his favorite book is a mysterious green glow. Suddenly, a tiny ... More

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