‘The Skylarks’ War’ book review: YA author Hilary McKay's slow-paced family saga is charming in all the right ways
Follow the adventures of the Penrose family as they navigate life in early 20th-century England just before World War I.
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This fun sequel complements the original novel and twists and turns in new directions.
While the set-up seems worn, the story is fresh and exciting in the hands of writer Chris Riddell.
The novel is an amusing, compassionate story about two unusual friends
The quirky characters defy the reader not to get involved in the novel
The YA novel, set in Britain during WWI, is a great choice for fans of thrillers.
'The Watchmaker of Filigree Street' writer Natasha Pulley blends history with fantasy in her award-winning books
At the Hong Kong Book Fair, the author spoke about writing historical fiction and the techniques she uses to bring her stories to life
From cruel teachers to kindly giants, the British author knew how to create characters that readers love – and love to hate. In honour of what would have been his 103rd birthday, here are the YP team’s favourite heroes and villains from Dahl’s novels.
The United Nations' official event highlighting the importance of literacy was first held in 1967.