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children's author, Hilary Robinson.

Hilary Robinson

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The author of over 40 illustrated children's books, Hilary writes books that are fun, books that help reading and books that are loved by children throughout the world - from princesses to penguins to parties, there's a book for everyone!

Mixed Up series

Mixed Up Nursery Rhymes by Hilary Robinson and Liz Pichon The Big Book of Magical Mix-Ups - front cover

Fantastic split page books to mix and match different combinations of fairy tales, magic spells or nursery rhymes to hilarious results.

Mixed Up Nursery Rhymes will be published in January 2013.

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Current news

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More award nominations

Just announced! Where The Poppies Now Grow and The Christmas Truce are both finalists for the Education Resources Award 2015 and The Christmas Truce has been shorted for the Sheffield Children’s Book Award 2015. 

Award Alert!

Where The Poppies Now Grow was shortlisted for the Hampshire School’s Library Award 2014.

Christmas Truce review on Newstalk

Three bookworms at Newstalk choose the best books for Chrismtas 2014 and The Christmas Truce is one of them. Listen to the review at Newstalk.

International rights

International rights for the The Princess's Secret Letter and The Princess's Secret Sleepover (by the team that created 'The Copper Tree', Hilary Robinson and Mandy Stanley) have now been sold to France, the USA , Greece, Spain, Portugal, Australia, Wales, Indonesia and Brasil.

Book covers in different languages of the Princess series.