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Philip Kerr - Author

Philip Kerr is the New York Times bestselling author of nine Bernie Gunther novels and several standalone thrillers. His book If The Dead Rise Not won the 2009 CWA Ellis Peters Award for Best Historical Crime Novel and Spain's RBA International Prize for Crime Writing. He is also a children's author of the seven volume Children of the Lamp series, translated into 30 languages and in development with Paramount, and one standalone children's book One Small Step about a teenage astronaut. Kerr has written for The Sunday Times, the Evening Standard and the New Statesman. Born in Edinburgh, he studied law and philosophy before becoming an advertising copywriter at Saatchi and Saatchi. His first book was published in 1989. He now divides his time between London and Cornwall.

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Reader ReviewedThe Winter Horses
Philip Kerr
Chosen as one of the Top Ten Best New Books for Children 2015 by Andrea Reece. - January 2015 Book of the Month I had never heard of Przewalskis horses until I read this book (they do in fact have...
Lovereading Price: £5.59 - Saving £1.40 (20%) Featured in: 11+ readers | 13+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 01/01/2015
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Reader ReviewedThe Winter Horses
Philip Kerr
A breathtaking tale of survival set in Ukraine during the dark days of WWII. Based on true events, a young girl must set out on a treacherous journey through the frozen Ukrainian forest to save the only two surviving horses...
Lovereading Price: £10.39 - Saving £2.60 (20%) Featured in: 11+ readers | 13+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 02/10/2014
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