Zillah Bethell

  • 5 stars across 4 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

WINNER OF THE EDWARD STANFORD CHILDREN'S TRAVEL BOOK OF THE YEAR 2022A SUNDAY TIMES CHILDREN'S BOOK OF THE WEEK Dive ben... MoreThe Shark Caller

(49 reviews) Review
2nd February 2023

The Song Walker

SHORTLISTED FOR THE YOTO CARNEGIE MEDAL 2024SHORTLISTED FOR THE UKLA BOOK AWARD 2024SHORTLISTED FOR THE YOUNG QUILLS AWA... MoreThe Song Walker

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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: he... MoreThe Extraordinary Colours of Auden Dare

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25th January 2018

A Whisper of Horses

'A thrilling dystopian fantasy' TelegraphSerendipity loves horses. No-one in Lahn Dan has ever seen one, apparently they... MoreA Whisper of Horses

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