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Children’s Book Blog – Ask the author: Marcus Sedgwick, Arts

Children’s Book Blog – Ask the author: Marcus Sedgwick

Marcus Sedgwick is one of Britain’s most celebrated and prolific Young Adult authors. His debut novel, Floodland, won the Branford Boase Award in 2000 and he has been shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal five times.
His latest book, The Ghosts of Heaven, is made up of four short stories which span millennia, from prehistory to a [...]

By | Arts | Monday, 3 November 2014 at 3:07 pm

The Children’s Book Blog Christmas Countdown: Midwinterblood by Marcus Sedgwick, Arts

The Children’s Book Blog Christmas Countdown: Midwinterblood by Marcus Sedgwick

For December I’ve decided to turn the children’s book blog into a sort of literary advent calendar. Every day of the month I’ll be posting a short recommendation of a wintry or Christmassy children’s book to warm your cockles or, in some cases, chill the blood. There’ll be something for readers of all ages, from picture books all the way up to YA. My choice for December 19this Marcus Sedgwick’s ‘Midwinterblood’.

By | Arts | Thursday, 19 December 2013 at 4:00 am

Children’s Book Blog: Recommended read – She Is Not Invisible by Marcus Sedgwick, Arts

Children’s Book Blog: Recommended read – She Is Not Invisible by Marcus Sedgwick

To mark Read for RNIB Day which takes place on October 11th, I thought I’d recommend the latest book by multi-award-winning YA author Marcus Sedgwick, a gripping mystery with a blind teenage heroine.

By | Arts | Monday, 7 October 2013 at 4:00 am

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