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Sonya Hartnett - Author

Sonya Hartnett was born in Melbourne, the second of six children. Her first book, Trouble All the Way, was written when she was just thirteen and published two years later. Since then she has gone on to write numerous successful novels, including The Ghost's Child, and has won many awards including the 2002 Guardian Children's Fiction Prize, the prestigious Age Book of the Year in Australia and most recently the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award 2008. Sonya lives in Australia.

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The Children of the King
Sonya Hartnett
A hauntingly beautiful wartime story with a ghostly twist - this is set to become a modern classic.
Lovereading Price: £5.59 - Saving £1.40 (20%) Featured in: 11+ readers | 9+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 04/09/2014
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The Midnight Zoo
Sonya Hartnett
Award-winning Sonia Harnett's poignant magical realism story set in World War Two speaks powerfully about freedom and its importance. When the Germans attack their home, Tomas and Andrej escape carrying their baby sister Wilma in a sack. Travelling on foot...
Lovereading Price: £5.59 - Saving £1.40 (20%) Featured in: 11+ readers | 9+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 02/05/2011
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The Silver Donkey
Sonya Hartnett - illustrated by Laura Carlin
Award-winning Sonya Hartnett's deeply moving The Silver Donkey is full of a soldier's tales which he tells to the two children who find him alive but blind, struggling to get back from the war to his home across...
Lovereading Price: £5.59 - Saving £1.40 (20%) Featured in: 9+ readers | 11+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 03/11/2008
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