- Author:Rosemary Hayes
- Publisher:Blackie Children's Books (August 1, 1988)
- Pages:160 pages
- FB2 format1938 kb
- ePUB format1248 kb
- DJVU format1395 kb
- Formats:doc txt lit azw
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Hayes was born and brought up in rural Berkshire. She read avidly as a child and was. She read avidly as a child and was particularly influenced by the books of Elizabeth Goudge and the Chronicles of Narnia by C. S. Lewis. Hayes attended Brightwalton Primary School from 1947-50 then St Gabriel’s, Sandleford Priory in Newbury.
I hope you enjoy finding out about me and my books. As a child I was always making up stories but I never thought that one day I would become an author myself. That’s what got me going and I wrote ‘Race Against Time’, a scary time-slip novel about a group of modern children fighting an evil force from the past.
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Rosemary Hayes lives and works in Cambridgeshire
Rosemary Hayes lives and works in Cambridgeshire. She has written numerous books for children including historical and contemporary fiction and fantasy – many of which have been shortlisted for awards. She is also a reader for an authors’ advisory service and enjoys helping unpublished writers to hone their skills. Rosemary lived in Australia for six years, and her first children's novel Race Against Time, set in Australia, was runner-up for the Kathleen Fidler Award.
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Story time just got better with Prime Book Box, a subscription that delivers hand-picked children’s books every 1, 2, or 3 months - at 40% off List Price. In this tale of clashing cultures set against a backdrop of strong family ties and traditional Muslim faith, Hayes writes clearly and concisely, switching the narrative voice among the characters and letting the dynamics of the story simmer and build realistically. The novel is based on a true story.
HAYES, Rosemary Personal Born in Berkshire, England
HAYES, Rosemary Personal Born in Berkshire, England. Source for information on Hayes, Rosemary: Something About the Author dictionary. Kathleen Fidler Award runner up, 1988, for Race against Time; Three-M Talking Book Award shortlist (Australia), 1995, for Herbie's Place; Alternative award for Seal Cry; West Australian award for The Silver Fox. Writings. Race against Time, Blackie (London, England), 1988. The Fox in the Wood, Anglia Young, 1989. Flight of the Mallard, illustrated by Edward Blake, Angila Young, 1989.