The twins are in bed when it happens: they hear a sound like a wet
cabbage hitting the wall, a clattering on the roof tiles, then
a tapping at the window. It's a girl with a broken wing - and she's
come to stay.
Who is she? Where has she come from? And more importantly, what does
she want? The twins have no idea. Perhaps she's their guardian
angel ... but would an angel snore and have filthy feet?
Heather Dyer is an award-winning children's author. Her books, 'The Boy in the Biscuit Tin', 'The Fish in Room 11' and 'The Girl with the Broken Wing' have been published and republished with Chicken House. She grew up in North Wales, which has inspired the settings for many of her stories. Her books have been broadcast on Radio 4, translated into several laMore about Heather Dyer
Philip Pullman is one of the most highly respected children's authors writing today. Winner of many prestigious awards, including the Carnegie of Carnegies and the Whitbread Award, Pullman's epic fantasy trilogy His Dark Materials has been acclaimed as a modern classic. It has sold 17.5 million copies worldwide and been translated into 40 languages. In 2005More about Peter Bailey