For award-winning, internationally-acclaimed author Rosemary Sutcliff (1920-92). By Anthony Lawton: godson, cousin & literary executor. Rosemary Sutcliff wrote historical fiction, children's literature and books, films, TV & radio, including The Eagle of the Ninth, Sword at Sunset, Song for a Dark Queen, The Mark of the Horse Lord, The Silver Branch, The Lantern Bearers, Dawn Wind, Blue Remembered Hills.
The excellent Books for Keeps site that I follow has alerted me to the fact that The International Board on Books for Young People UK section (IBBY UK) has announced the three British children’s books that it is nominating for the prestigious 2014 IBBY international Honour List. The nominations highlight the lives of today’s young asylum seekers.