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Books by Sonya Hartnett (23)

  • From acclaimed picture-book partnership Sonya Hartnett and Lucia Masciullo comes a celebration of the wonders of childhood, the beauty of nature and the wild that lives in us all.

  • Sonya Hartnett's third novel for adults is utterly compelling, an unflinching and disquieting work from one of Australia's finest writers.

  • Best-selling author Sonya Hartnett writes a beautiful children's fable about love and acceptance, suitable for children 4 and older.

  • Expanding on her 2010 Redmond Barry lecture, this short memoir is a beautifully atmospheric exploration of the idea of home and what it means to be a writer in a City of Literature.

  • Three children have been sent to live in the countryside, safe from the war in London. When they find two boys hiding in a castle, the past and future come together to make an extraordinary adventure.

  • From the combined talents of Sonya Hartnett and Lucia Masciullo comes a tale of friendship and bravery, and the things we are capable of doing for those we treasure most.

  • A moving and ageless fable about war, and freedom.

  • As life slips away, Gabriel looks back over his brief twenty years that have been clouded by frustration and humiliation. A small town and distant parents ensure that he is never allowed to forget the horrific mistake he made as a child.

  • A gripping, beautifully observed tale of what a teenage girl will do to keep her friends, by one of Australia's finest writers, Sonya Hartnett.

  • The Ghost's Child is an enchanting fable about the worth of life, and the power of love.

  • One bright spring morning in the woods of France, a soldier, blinded by the war, is found by a little girl named Coco, and her older sister Marcelle. In return for their kindness, the soldier tells the sisters marvellous tales, each story connected to the keepsake he carries in his pocket . . .

  • Award-winning author Sonya Harnett's novel about a young man fighting the future, a young woman fighting the past, and a long-lost animal that can teach them both the art of survival.

  • As life slips away, Gabriel looks back over his brief twenty years that have been clouded by frustration and humiliation. A small town and distant parents ensure that he is never allowed to forget the horrific mistake he made as a child.

  • Award-winning author Sonya Harnett's unique novel is narrated by Kian, a five-year-old cat, who is dumped in the forest along with two kitten siblings, Jem and Cally. Kian wants nothing more than to find his home, but first they have to run the gamut of the wild.

  • The year is 1977, and Adrian is nine. He lives with his gran and his uncle Rory; his best friend is Clinton Tull. He loves to draw and he wants a dog; he's afraid of quicksand and self-combustion.

  • Through the long years of the Great Depression, Harper Flute watches with a child's clear eyes her family's struggle to survive in a hot and impoverished landscape.

  • Award-winning author Sonya Harnett's funny, compelling novel explores a lawless world where morality is a nuisance and the prices paid are high.

  • Award-winning author Sonnya Harnett's Sleeping Dogs about a dysfunctional family in a gritty rural town and the outsider who unwittingly uncovers its secrets was the winner of both the Victorian Premier's Literary Award Sheaffer Pen Prize and the Miles Franklin Inaugural Kathleen Mitchell Award.

  • Indigo and Ravel are identical twins. When one threatens to break out of their obsessive, dependent relationship, there are disastrous consequences. A dark, brilliant novel with Gothic overtones, from this extraordinary young writer.

  • Award winning novelist, Sonya Hartnett, weaves a truly magic spell of words, emotion and imagination that is un-put-downable.

  • A chilling, subtle, deeply absorbing mystery. Seven gifted young artists are collected together in a monastery. But tensions build, and death follows.