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The Girl of Ink and Stars: winner of the British Book Awards' Children's Book of the Year Paperback – 5 May 2016

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'I read it, I loved it. Gripping, enjoyable and a book which is beautifull written and designed.' MALORIE BLACKMAN, AUTHOR OF NOUGHTS AND CROSSES

'Lovely book (and beautifully presented) ... very much my cup of tea.' FRANCES HARDINGE,AUTHOR OF THE LIE TREE

' ... loved it. One of those timeless stories that feels like a real myth.' SAMANTHA SHANNON, AUTHOR OF THE BONE SEASON

'This book is one of the most aesthetically pleasing books I've ever had the fortune to hold, let alone read ... it's FANTASTIC!' CARRIE HOPE FLETCHER

'A fine mix of magic and adventure with a captivating heroine enthralling and engrossing by turns.' CELIA REES, AUTHOR OF WITCH CHILD

'The Girl of Ink and Stars was a mesmerising, enchanting debut, full of adventure and fire and heart. It reads like a fairytale that's 1000 years old ... an absolute jewel of a book, as vivid and real and the maps inside it. It's a classic in the making and I know I'll be re-reading it again and again.' MELINDA SALISBURY, AUTHOR OF THE SIN EATER'S DAUGHTER

'Kiran Millwood Hargrave creates a spellbinding world of magic, myth and adventure. The story holds you like a labyrinth and won't let you go.' EMMA CARROLL, AUTHOR OF FROST HOLLOW HALL

'A spellbinding adventure from a wonderful new voice in children's fiction. Beautiful storytelling.' ABI ELPHINSTONE, AUTHOR OF THE DREAMSNATCHER

'[I was] enthralled, entranced and devastated all at once. So beautiful and magical.' PIERS TORDAY, AUTHOR OF THE LAST WILD

'I loved this book and it's beautiful poetic writing.' PETER BUNZL, AUTHOR OF COGHEART

'Absolutely stunning. Magical, vivid, lyrical and touching.' CATHERINE DOYLE, AUTHOR OF THE STORM KEEPER'S ISLAND

'Charming and adventurous ... It's a classic adventure with twists and turns and a bold, fearless heroine. And if you like your books as beautiful as the writing, you're in for a treat.' HARRIET REUTNER HAPGOOD, AUTHOR OF THE SQUARE ROOT OF SUMMER

'Millwood Hargrave is a name we will be hearing more from; her ideas are original, her imagination impressive and the book jacket is my favourite of the year so far.' THE TIMES

'Exquisitely poised between sweetness and darkness, this is a novel that revels in the power of myth and storytelling.' FINANCIAL TIMES

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'Phillip Pullman fans will love this poetic fantasy novel.' DAILY EXPRESS

' ... a magical debut novel that is beautiful in both presentation and spellbinding tale of maps, myth and friendship.' THE GUARDIAN

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About the Author

Kiran Millwood Hargrave is an award-winning poet and novelist. A graduate of Oxford University's Creative Writing MA, she currently lives and writes in Oxford, England. Learn more about her at kiranmillwoodhargrave.com.

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  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Chicken House; 1st edition (5 May 2016)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • Paperback ‏ : ‎ 240 pages
  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 1910002747
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-1910002742
  • Reading age ‏ : ‎ 10+ years, from customers
  • Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 20.1 x 1.9 x 13.9 cm
  • Customer reviews:
    4.6 out of 5 stars 5,801 ratings

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Kiran Millwood Hargrave is a poet, playwright, and author. Her books for children and young adults include the bestselling The Girl of Ink &amp; Stars, The Island at the End of Everything, The Way Past Winter, and A Secret of Birds &amp; Bone (2020). The Deathless Girls was her first YA novel. Her debut novel for adults is The Mercies (February 2020).

Between them, her children's books have won numerous awards including Children's Book of the Year at the British Book Awards, the Waterstones Children's Book Prize, the Historical Association Young Quills Award, and the Blackwell's Children's Book of the Year. They have been shortlisted for the Jhalak Prize, the Little Rebels Prize, the Branford Boase Award, the Blue Peter Best Story Award, Costa Children's Book Prize, and Foyles' Children's Book of the Year, amongst others.

The Mercies debuted at number one of the The Times bestseller list, is a Sunday Time bestseller, and was selected for the BBC Radio 2 Book Club. It is listed for the prestigious Prix Femina in France, and was called 'unquestionably the book of the 2018 London Book Fair' by The Bookseller.

Kiran lives in Oxford with her husband, the artist Tom de Freston, and their rescue cat, Luna.


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