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Lucy Christopher - Author

Lucy Christopher was just 25 years old when she came to prominence with her debut novel Stolen, which garnered international critical acclaim. It won the Branford Boase Award 2010 and was shortlisted for the Waterstones Children’s Book Prize in the UK. Overseas, it was awarded a Gold Inky and was shortlisted for the prestigious Prime Minister’s Literary Award in Australia, and received a Printz Honor in the USA. It has now sold a quarter of a million copies worldwide and has been translated into 16 languages. Her second novel, Flyaway, was shortlisted for the Costa Children’s Book Award. Inspired by her fascination with wild places and the teen psyche, The Killing Woods is Christopher’s third novel.

Born in Wales but having grown up in Australia, Christopher later returned to the UK and currently lives on the edge of the woods in Monmouthshire. She has a PhD in Creative Writing and lectures in writing for children and young adults at Bath Spa University.

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Reader ReviewedThe Killing Woods
Lucy Christopher
Shortlisted for the Leeds Book Awards 2014, 14-16 age category - October 2013 Book of the Month Suitable for older teenagers as contains some explicit content - we recommend 16+ The stakes are very high in this tragically dark teen...
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Format: Paperback | Released 03/10/2013
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Reader ReviewedStolen
Lucy Christopher
‘Stolen is a wonderfully accomplished first novel. Sure-footed and without a word wasted Lucy has created a fantastic sense of place. Intense, vivid and very cleverly told Stolen is a worthy winner.' Stolen was the winner of the Branford Boase...
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Format: Paperback | Released 05/09/2013
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Lucy Christopher
A World Book Day 'Recommended Read' for 2011. Shortlisted for the Costa Children's Book of the Year Award 2010 and Shortlisted for the Waterstone's Book Award 2010. Tender and touching, this is a delicate story about facing up to...
Lovereading Price: £5.59 - Saving £1.40 (20%) Featured in: 9+ readers | 11+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 04/01/2010
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