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Serena Riglietti

  • 4 stars across 6 books

    Author: Hilary McKay won the Guardian Children`s Award with her first novel, The Exiles. Her subsequent work has achieved similar recognition - The Exiles at Home won the Smarties Prize and Saffy`s Angel won the Whitbread. A graduate of Botany and Zoology from St Andrews University, Hilary now writes full-time. She lives in Derbyshire with her husband and two children.


    Illustrator: Serena Riglietti has illustrated many books for children worldwide, including the Italian editions of the Harry Potter series. She lives with her family in Italy. For more information visit her website at www.serenariglietti.it.

    31st October 2007

    How Big is a Million?

    A million is a very big number. But exactly how big? Pipkin the penguin wants to know just that. The wonderful tale of a... More

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    1st October 2014

    How High is the Sky?

    Pipkin is a very small penguin who is always asking very big questions... but what he wants to know most of all is... Ho... More

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    8th April 2002

    Under The Ground

    Non-fiction novelty fun for the very young. Through the use of flaps and a simple question and answer format, the Flip-F... More

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    31st December 2000

    Cleopatra

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    28th November 2013

    A Midsummer Night's Dream

    A Midsummer Night's Dream is one of the most popular comedies of the legendary playwright, William Shakespeare. The play... More

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    1st November 2012

    A Midsummer Night's Dream

    A delightful version of Shakespeare's play specially adapted for children. The enchanting story of magic and mix-ups, fa... More

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