Frances Hardinge

The Lying Tree by Frances Hardinge won the Costa Book of the Year, one of just two young adult novels to win the major UK literary prize. Hardinge is known for her wonderful use of words, and her works Cuckoo Song, Gullstruck Island, Fly by Night, Verdigris Deep, and Fly Trap have all received critical acclaim. She resides in the United Kingdom. Visit Frances Hardinge's website at