Binny for Short

Longlisted for the Carnegie Medal 2014

Lovely, fresh writing by the creator of the beloved Casson Family. A funny, moving look at family, loss and hope. You’ll adore the breezy seaside setting. Life has been tough since Binny’s father died and her dreadful old Aunt Violet got rid of her beloved dog, Max. Her world changed to a city flat with hardly enough space for Mum and the rest of them. But then Aunt Violet dies, leaving a small cottage in Cornwall to Binny and her family. It feels like a second chance at life. Sunshine and freedom beckon. But is Max forever lost in the past?

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    Hilary McKay

    Hilary McKay is the award-winning author of many children’s books including the much loved Casson family series.

    Awards

    Hilary’s awards include the Guardian prize for The Exiles, the Nestle Smarties prize for The Exiles at Home, and the Whitbread (now Costa) Award for Saffy’s Angel.

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