Posts Tagged ‘Lydia Syson’

  1. Bookings

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    April 19, 2015 by Lydia Syson

    Please contact lydia.syson@hotkeybooks.com to request more information about school visits or to make a booking for any kind of event. You’ll find more about school visits here and can download full details:

    Lydia Syson’s school visits

     

     


  2. A WORLD BETWEEN US reviews

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    April 19, 2015 by Lydia Syson

    Christmas book pick in The Observer , The Telegraph , The Morning Star & Radio Suffolk, Teen book club choice on The Guardian Children’s Book website, recommended as a ‘hot read’ on teen website SugarscapeHighly Commended for Branford Boase Award 2013, longlisted for The Guardian Children’s Fiction Prize 2013, shortlisted for WeRead Book Award 2013, longlisted for UKLA Book Award 2014 and Waterstone’s Children’s Book Prize 2013, nominated for the  CILIP Carnegie Medal, 2014.

    Please follow links for full reviews….

    A World Between Us is an outstanding debut novel for teenagers…what Syson captures so well is a sense of heartbreaking courage, comradeship and lost innocence…Thoroughly researched and beautifully written, for what I suspect is a keep reading


  3. Longing for Lundy

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    September 25, 2012 by Lydia Syson

    ParishMap

    The seat at the kitchen table by the relief map was the prized place at meal times, if I remember rightly. Did we take it in turns, or was there a pecking order to where we sat? There was always something irresistible about stretching up and running your hands keep reading


  4. And another thing

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    September 7, 2012 by Lydia Syson

    Amy' s pic of iBook filming

    I spent yesterday filming for the iBook edition of A World Between Us.  So I’m spending today with all the things I should have said yesterday swirling round my head.  Too late.  Did I really fail to mention the time my great-aunt Lulu was arrested after throwing a keep reading


  5. The Torch of History

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    August 30, 2012 by Lydia Syson

    1948 women's swimming team

    For most of my life I’ve been as likely to pole-vault out of the garden as to sit down to watch the Olympic opening ceremony on television. The celebration of children’s books certainly softened my resistance to the occasion. And I enjoyed the glimpses of London in 1948 we had on our screens. And finally, I had time to watch – and get keep reading


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This is the official website of Lydia Syson, author of A WORLD BETWEEN US, THAT BURNING SUMMER and LIBERTY'S FIRE

Lydia Syson"an outstanding debut novel for teenagers" THE GUARDIAN

"a fantastic historical fiction debut" THE BOOKSELLER

"a compelling story of politics and passion, bravery and love" BOOKTRUST

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