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.
The sequel to the hugely popular Where The Poppies Now Grow, The Christmas Truce, is now available to buy online. It would make a lovely Christmas gift for children to learn about World War 1.
The School Run’s top WW1 books
August 11, 2014
“Where The Poppies Now Grow” and “The Christmas Truce” have been listed by The School Run in their top WW1 books for children. Read more here.
Chalke Valley History Festival
July 3, 2014
Hilary, along with illustrator Martin Impey, was delighted to take part in the Chalke Valley History Festival 2014 where audiences were able to find out more about Where The Poppies Now Grow.
Seven Stories competition
April 25, 2014
Seven Stories, the Centre For Children’s Books, are running a competition, the winners of which will be able to dedicate Hilary’s new book, The Christmas Truce, to a war hero. More details at Seven Stories.
Love Reading 4 Kids
April 14, 2014
Where The Poppies Now Grow is “a book that reflects the lasting importance of both friendship and place and how they can help to heal the tragedy of war.” Julia Eccleshare – Children’s Books Editor at The Guardian and LoveReading4Kids