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Susan Cooper

  • 5 stars across 32 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.
1st September 2011

Haunted

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

(9 reviews) Review
7th 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 people would gather ... MoreThe Shortest Day

(3 reviews) Review
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 .... MoreKing Of Shadows

(2 reviews) Review
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 ... MoreThe Dark Is Rising: Modern Classic

(2 reviews) Review
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... MoreThe Dark is Rising

(2 reviews) Review
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... MoreOver Sea Under Stone

(1 review) Review
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... MoreGhost Hawk

(1 review) Review
30th September 2010

Greenwitch

In their desperate quest to find the grail, stolen by the forces of the Dark, the Drew children have returned to Trewiss... MoreGreenwitch

(1 review) Review
14th November 2019

The Dark is Rising: 50th Anniversary Edition

This night will be bad and tomorrow will be beyond imagining.It's Midwinter's Eve, the day before Will's eleventh birthd... MoreThe Dark is Rising: 50th Anniversary Edition

(1 review) Review
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... MoreMagician's Boy

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