Events related to Frances Hardinge and her work.
The international best-seller, Fly By Night, is now available in paperback in the UK. (ISBN: 0330418262)
In a fractured Realm, struggling to maintain an uneasy peace after years of civil war and religious tyranny, a twelve-year-old orphan and a homicidal goose become the accidental heroes of a revolution…
See the Fly By Night page
The Award Ceremony took place at Walker Books, Vauxhall Walk, SE11, at 6.30pm on Thursday 29th June. The Children's Laureate, Jacqueline Wilson, who is a major sponsor of this prestigious award, attended, along with many of the previous winners.
On hearing of her success Frances Hardinge said: "As a first-time author, even being placed on the short list for the Branford Boase was unimaginably exciting. Discovering that I have won it has left me with an acute sense of unreality."
See the awards page
Accompanied by her Harper Collins editor, Michael Stearns, Frances went on a whirlwind tour of the US. This involved seven cities and twenty or so public appearances including eighteen schools.
See the book tour blog.