Do you want to learn how to create authentic historical fiction that is accessible to young readers while staying true to the time period? Get insider tips on writing the past for young readers at this exclusive online Masterclass, with interactive Q&A.
Hilary’s novel The Skylarks’ War was described by The Sunday Times as “Beautifully written, witty, observant… merits a place in the canon of children’s classics”. In her new book The Swallows’ Flight, ordinary lives are connected by extraordinary circumstances amid the chaos and conflict of the 1930s and 40s. Emma Carroll recently shared her writing journey through lockdown on emmacarrollauthor.wordpress.com. Her beautifully atmospheric new book The Ghost Garden, her first with dyslexia-specialists Barrington Stoke, is set in the summer of 1914.
Emma Carroll and Hilary McKay will be in conversation with Joely Badger.