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Gervase Phinn endorsement

Gervase Phinn, Best Selling Author and former County Inspector of Schools has reviewed and endorsed Where The Poppies Now Grow, written to commemorate the centenary of the start of the First World War.

"Written in the great poetic tradition of depicting war as something immensely sad and personal, 'Where The Poppies Now Grow' is a powerful and beautifully written story, superbly illustrated, one which touches our hearts."

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City Library, Bradford

Hilary was invited to take part in opening of the new City Library, in Centenary Square in Bradford.  Pictured with two enthusiastic library supporters, Naila and her son Musa.

Misty Suite

The composer, Adrian Munsey, has composed a suite for four movements based on Hilary's as yet unpublished story, Misty, The Story Of A Rocking Horse.  Just released on his new album - Full Circle.

Story Tellers Chair

Hilary sitting in the Story Tellers Chair at the Seven Stories National Centre for Children’s Books in Newcastle.
Hilary sitting in the Story Tellers Chair at the Seven Stories National Centre for Children’s Books in Newcastle.

Rights sold to the USA

Demand for Mixed Up Nursery Rhymes has been so high it's been reprinted after just one month and now rights to Mixed Up Fairy Tales have been sold by Hodder Children's Books to the USA.   Sterling Publishing, an imprint of Barnes and Noble have acquired the rights to this title which has now sold over 100,000 copies.

South Korea buys rights

It has just been announced that the foreign rights to all three books in the Copper Tree Class series have been sold to South Korea by Morag O'Brien at Ed Victor Ltd.

Children’s University graduation photographs

Hilary attended the Children’s University graduation event at Lambeth. More information about the event can be found at the London South Bank University.

Children's University graduation

Hilary was delighted to present certificates to Children's University graduates in Lambeth a few weeks ago. More information here.

Help A Hamster is recommended

Help A Hamster is recommended in The Bookseller’s Autumn Children’s Buyer Guide.

A touching and insightful story that helps children understand more about adoption.