Year: 2013

City Library, Bradford

Hilary Robinson with Naila and her son Musa, at the City Library in 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

Full Circle album cover by Adrian Munsey and Andrew Powell

The composer, Adrian Munsey, has composed a suite for four movements based on Hilary’s as yet unpublished story, Misty, The Story Of A Rocking Horse.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.

South Korea buys rights

Helping Children to Help Themselves

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

Hilary Robinson at the 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, by Hilary Robinson with illustrations by Mandy Stanley

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.

The cover for “Where The Poppies Now Grow”

Where The Poppies Now Grow, by Hilary Robinson and illustrated by Martin Impey

Hilary’s illustrator, Martin Impey has just released the cover for their book which will be published early next year to mark the anniversary of the start of the First World War.

Both Hilary and Martin lost great uncles at the Somme. ‘Where The Poppies Now Grow’ will be dedicated to their memory.

Mixed Up Nursery Rhymes now in paperback

Mixed Up Nursery Rhymes by Hilary Robinson and Liz Pichon

Mixed Up Nursery Rhymes – the sequel to the best selling Mixed Up Fairy Tales is out this week in paperback!

A long awaited sequel to the brilliant Mixed Up Fairy Tales.  Interactive split pages allow children to create their own versions of favourite rhymes.  Ingenious, imaginative fun.

– The Bookseller