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Zillah Bethell

  • 5 stars across 3 books
    Zillah Bethell was born in a leprosy hospital in Papua New Guinea, spent her childhood barefoot playing in the jungle, and didn't own a pair of shoes until she came to the UK when she was eight. She was educated at Oxford University and now lives in Wales with her family. Zillah has written three adult novels for a small Welsh press. A WHISPER OF HORSES is her first children's book.

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    4th February 2021

    The Shark Caller

    A SUNDAY TIMES CHILDREN'S BOOK OF THE WEEK Dive beneath the waves with this spell-binding adventure of friendship, for... More

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    7th September 2017

    The Extraordinary Colours of Auden Dare

    I am how I've always been. My name is Auden Dare. I am eleven years old. Auden Dare has an unusual perspective on life... More

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    25th January 2018

    A Whisper of Horses

    'A thrilling dystopian fantasy' Telegraph Serendipity loves horses. No-one in Lahn Dan has ever seen one, apparently th... More

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