Frances Hardinge poses for photographs with her book ‘The Lie Tree’
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Costa winner Frances Hardinge: 'There's a beautiful jungle out there'

The author of the Costa Book of the Year has urged readers to explore fictional books written for young adults and children.

Frances Hardinge's Victorian murder mystery The Lie Tree is only the second children's novel to win the prize, following on from the success of Philip Pullman's The Amber Spyglass in 2001.

  • 26 Jan 2016
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