Tagged: Hilary McKay

MCB swoops for McKay's The Swallows' Flight

Macmillan Children’s Books has acquired The Swallows’ Flight, the companion to Hilary McKay’s award-winning First World War novel The Skylarks’ War (MCB).... Read more

Hilary McKay | 'You can’t have random magic floating in when it’s convenient'

After career-altering acclaim for her previous novel, Hilary McKay turns from a land of war to one of magic. Read more

MCB acquires magical MG by Hilary McKay

Hilary McKay’s next book for Macmillan Children’s Books (MCB) will be a contemporary fiction novel about two single parents who bring their children together in... Read more

Rooney crowned youngest ever Costa Novel Award winner

Irish novelist Sally Rooney, 27, has become the youngest author ever to win the Costa Novel Award, triumphing for her second novel Normal People (Faber), a coming-of-age... Read more

Rooney, Almond and Youngson make Costa 2018 shortlists

Irish novelist Sally Rooney, children's writer David Almond, and a 70-year-old debut writer, Anne Youngson, are among the 20 authors whose books have been shortlisted... Read more

MCB buys ‘classic war story’ by Hilary McKay

Macmillan Children’s Books will this September mark 100 years since the end of World War One by publishing a new novel by Hilary McKay.... Read more

Hilary McKay | "Writing this book was a real escape for me"

Hilary McKay talks to Caroline Horn about her new children's book, Wishing for Tomorrow Read more

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