Love Reading 4 Kids

Love Reading 4 Kids

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

Gervase Phinn endorsement

Where The Poppies Now Grow, a book by Hilary Robinson with illustrations by Martin Impey

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.”

More about this book.

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The composer, Adrian Munsey, has composed a suite for four movements based on Hilary’s as yet unpublished story, Misty, The Story Of A Rocking Horse.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