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Hilary Robinson - Author

Hilary Robinson is an award winning radio producer, broadcaster and the author of over 40 picture books including the bestselling Mixed Up Fairy Tales (Hodder). She produced Private Peaceful for BBC Radio 2 narrated by Robson Green. She lives and works in London and York.

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A Song for Will and The Lost Gardeners of Heligan
Hilary Robinson - illustrated by Martin Impey
May 2017 Book of the Month | This deeply moving story perfectly conveys the devastating impact of the First World War both on those who took part and those they left behind. Though the story is fiction, many of...
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Format: Hardback | Released 01/04/2017
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Reader ReviewedFlo of the Somme
Hilary Robinson - illustrated by Martin Impey
Winner of the 2016 Historical Association's ‘Young Quill's Award for Historical Fiction' (primary school category) | One of our Books of the Year 2015 | The stories of the many animals involved in the First World War make a great...
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Format: Paperback | Released 27/08/2015
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Tom's Sunflower
Hilary Robinson - illustrated by Mandy Stanley
Written and illustrated with warmth, humour and sensitivity, this excellent book, part of the Copper Tree Class series, tackles the subject of family break-up. Hana is confused and upset because her parents are going to live separately, and all the...
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Format: Paperback | Released 16/04/2015
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The Christmas Truce
Hilary Robinson - illustrated by Martin Impey
Shortlisted for the Education Resources Award 2015 Amid the horror of the fighting in the First World War, there was one moment of unexpected and surprising harmony. On Christmas Eve 1914 the soldiers from opposing sides of No Man's Land...
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Format: Paperback | Released 02/10/2014
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Where The Poppies Now Grow
Hilary Robinson - illustrated by Martin Impey
Shortlisted for the Education Resources Award 2015 - One of our Books of the Year 2014 This moving poetic text matched with warm-hearted illustrations captures the lives of two friends and the parts they played in the enormous military campaign...
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Format: Paperback | Released 06/03/2014
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Help A Hamster Copper Tree Class Help a Hamster
Hilary Robinson - illustrated by Mandy Stanley
The story of a school hamster provides a sensitive and effective way of talking about adoption in the third of the excellent Copper Tree Class series of picture books. Henry the class hamster has returned to school after the...
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Format: Paperback | Released 22/08/2013
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Christmas Surprise
Hilary Robinson - illustrated by Mandy Stanley
Get into the Spirit of Christmas! The children of Copper Tree class are getting ready for Christmas when an invitation arrives to visit the residents of the Pine Lodge care home. The children think of all the different things...
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Format: Paperback | Released 04/10/2012
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The Copper Tree
Hilary Robinson - illustrated by Mandy Stanley
This excellent picture book deals sensitively and truthfully with the subject of bereavement. When their teacher Miss Evans isn't well and can't come to school, her class maker her a get well card, even Alfie Tate who's nearly always...
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Format: Paperback | Released 10/04/2012
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