Costa Children’s Book Award winner Hilary McKay chats about her book, The Skylarks’ War!

Hear Hilary McKay chat to Bex below!

Hilary McKay has just won a huge award for her book, The Skylarks’ War!

It’s the winner of the Costa Children’s Book Award this year and she phoned Bex to tell her all about it!

The story’s about Clarry and her older brother Peter. They love spending summer in Cornwall, staying with their grandparents.

But like you, they have to go back to school each September. Then the war comes, and Clarry feels their summers are slipping away from them…

Against the backdrop of the First World War, Clarry, Peter and their cousin Rupert tackle life’s ups and downs.

But can their family survive this war and its terrible consequences?

Click here to get the book!

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