Playing by the book

Reviews of kids' books and the crazy, fun stuff they inspire us to do

8 books which influenced Frances Hardinge

Yesterday Ali of Fantastic Reads very kindly and engagingly interviewed Frances Hardinge, 2006 winner of the Branford Boase award and finalist in the 2010 School Library Journal Battle of the Kids’ Books. Although I didn’t manage to meet with Ali and Frances for their interview, I did ask Frances by email if she would share […]

An interview with Frances Hardinge

I can’t believe that this time next week I’ll be heading home from the Just So Festival, a family arts festival with lots for fans children’s literature. In my last preparatory post as the festival’s Kidlit Correspondent I’m really very pleased to be able to bring you an interview with one more author who’ll be […]

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