Three magical adventures from much-loved, Carnegie Award-winning author Berlie Doherty- The Starburster, The Humming Machine and The Windspinner.
Berlie Doherty began writing for children in 1983, after teaching and working in radio. She has written more than 35 books for children, as well as for the theatre, radio and television. Berlie has won the Carnegie Medal twice- in 1987 for GRANNY WAS A BUFFER GIRL and in 1992 for DEAR NOBODY. She has also won the Writer's Guild Children's Fiction Award for DAUGHTER OF THE SEA. Her work is published all over the world, and many of her books have been televised.
(Of The Humming Machine): The story is told with a great
deal of charm * The School Librarian *
(Of The Humming Machine): Doherty writes for children with simplicity, pace and zest, making thoroughly modern stories out of tales that have roots delicately lace in Celtic myth * Sunday Telegraph *
(Of Deep Secret): We should treasure writers like Berlie Doherty who are incapable of writing a mediocre sentence * Independent *
(Of The Starburster): A great story to read aloud or for new readers to tackle on their own * Northern Echo *
(Of Deep Secret): We should treasure writers like Berlie Doherty who are incapable of writing a mediocre sentence * Sunday Telegraph *