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The Silkie (1997)
Illustrated by Stephanie Hawkem
The Silkie
The Silkie tells the story of love and friendship between a girl, Jeannie, and a Silkie - a seal in human form. Jeannie wants the Silkie to stay with her always, but she can only make this possible by trickery and magic and by risking his life&. The Silkie is a short novel for younger, confident readers; published by Hodder Children's Books, 1997, and re-issued in 1999 for the National Year of Reading. (isbn 0 340 75279 3; not now in print but available in libraries. Text copyright

Goose Anna (2001)
Illustrated by Mark Hearld
Anna disappears as her father tries to rid their town of an evil stranger. Everyone looks for her, but she is nowhere to be found. Far away over the mountains lives old Meg, who is longing for the return of her seafaring son Jack. Then, one October moon, as the wild geese fly to the saltmarsh by her cottage, Meg opens the door to a mysterious young girl&. Published by Hodder Children's Books, 2001 (isbn 0-340-75736-1, pbk). Text copyright

Lines in the Sand (2003)
Illustrated by various
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An anthology of new writing edited by Mary Hoffman and Rhiannon Lassiter, designed to help children understand the human cost of war and the benefits of peace. Over 150 poems, stories and pictures about war and peace, from talented writers and illustrators from all over the world. All profits and royalties to UNICEF's emergency appeal for the children of Iraq

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