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McKay, Hilary

Overview
Works: 275 works in 1,151 publications in 14 languages and 45,752 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Domestic fiction  Humorous fiction  History  Young adult works  Bildungsromans  Ghost stories  Christmas stories  Romance fiction 
Roles: Author, Creator, Director, Author of introduction
Classifications: PZ7, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Hilary McKay
Publications by Hilary McKay
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Most widely held works by Hilary McKay
Indigo's star by Hilary McKay( Book )
45 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 11 languages and held by 3,982 libraries worldwide
Indigo, having just recovered from a bout of mononucleosis, must return to school after missing an entire semester. Only his younger sister and loyal sidekick, Rose, knows why he's dreading it so much. As it turns out, the school bullies are eagerly awaiting Indigo's return so that they can pick up where they left off -- flushing his head in the toilet. But Indigo hasn't counted on meeting Tom, an American student who is staying with his grandmother in England for the year. With his couldn't-care-less attitude and rock-and-roll lifestyle, Tom becomes Indigo's ally, and together they work to take back the school. Meanwhile, eight-year-old Rose is desperately trying to avoid wearing horrible glasses, nineteen-year-old Caddy is agonizing over her many suitors, Saffy is working overtime with her best friend, Sarah, to protect Indigo from the gang, and with their father, Bill, in London at his art studio, their mother, Eve, is just trying to stay on top of it all!
Permanent Rose by Hilary McKay( Book )
32 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 3,680 libraries worldwide
While trying to reconnect with her friend Tom, who has returned to the United States without leaving a forwarding address, eight-year-old Rose inadvertently discovers the identity of her adopted sister Saffy's father
Saffy's angel by Hilary McKay( Book )
54 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 10 languages and held by 2,811 libraries worldwide
After learning that she was adopted, thirteen-year-old Saffron's relationship with her eccentric, artistic family changes, until they help her go back to Italy where she was born to find a special momento of her past
Wishing for tomorrow : the sequel to A little princess by Hilary McKay( Book )
7 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 2,034 libraries worldwide
Relates what becomes of Ermengarde and the other girls left behind at Miss Minchin's School after Sara Crewe leaves to live with her guardian, the Indian gentleman
Lulu and the duck in the park by Hilary McKay( Book )
12 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 1,962 libraries worldwide
A young girl who loves animals brings an abandoned duck egg to school, even though her teacher has banned her from bringing animals to school ever again
Lulu and the dog from the sea by Hilary McKay( Book )
11 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,611 libraries worldwide
Seven-year-old Lulu and her cousin think their vacation house is the most perfect place ever until they find a trouble-prone, stray dog living on the beach
Dog Friday by Hilary McKay( Book )
35 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in 7 languages and held by 1,552 libraries worldwide
Ten-year-old Robin Brogan is determined to keep the dog he finds abandoned on the beach from being impounded by the police
Forever Rose by Hilary McKay( Book )
24 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,487 libraries worldwide
As Christmas approaches, eleven-year-old Rose, the youngest member of the eccentric Casson family, discovers that life is filled with both catastrophic problems and wonderful surprises
Binny for short by Hilary McKay( Book )
14 editions published between 2013 and 2017 in English and Dutch and held by 1,374 libraries worldwide
Eleven-year-old Binny struggles to cope with her father's death and the loss of her beloved dog while she adjusts to a new home that might be haunted by her horrible Aunt Violet
Caddy ever after by Hilary McKay( Book )
30 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,318 libraries worldwide
The four eccentric Casson siblings each contribute written accounts of the events--which include a Valentine's Day dance, the appearance of a sinister balloon, and the breakdown of a car--that lead to Caddy's wedding day
Lulu and the cat in the bag by Hilary McKay( Book )
10 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 1,278 libraries worldwide
"When a mysterious bag is left on Lulu's doorstep, the last thing her grandmother expects to be in it is a cat--a huge, neon orange cat. But Lulu knows this cat doesn't mean any harm and in fact it needs a lovely new home"--
The amber cat by Hilary McKay( Book )
22 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 1,239 libraries worldwide
While recovering from chicken pox, Robin and his friends are drawn into his mother's story about the adventures she and her friends had years ago with an unusual girl who mysteriously appeared on the nearby beach
The exiles by Hilary McKay( Book )
31 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 1,189 libraries worldwide
The four Conroy sisters spend a wild summer at the seaside with Big Grandma, who tries to break them of their reading habit by substituting fresh air and hard work for books and gets unexpected results
Dolphin luck by Hilary McKay( Book )
24 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 1,185 libraries worldwide
Sent by their vacationing parents to visit Mad Aunt Mabel, Perry and Ant have an adventure, while their younger siblings Sun Dance and Beany stay at home making burglar traps and searching for a magic sword
Caddy's world by Hilary McKay( Book )
10 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 1,145 libraries worldwide
Twelve-year-old Caddy's world turns upside down when her father, Bill, temporarily becomes a stay at home "mom" and her best friends since kindergarten, Ali, Beth, and Ruby, begin to move in different directions
Lulu and the rabbit next door by Hilary McKay( Book )
7 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 1,009 libraries worldwide
"When Lulu's next-door neighbor doesn't seem to be looking after his rabbit properly, Lulu and her cousin Mellie devise a scheme to make him pay more attention to his pet"--
Binny in secret by Hilary McKay( Book )
9 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 982 libraries worldwide
While getting bullied at school, twelve-year-old Binny investigates the disappearance of her brother's chicken and tries to save an endangered lynx
The exiles in love by Hilary McKay( Book )
26 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 972 libraries worldwide
When Big Grandma takes the four Conroy sisters on holiday as a cure for the "family failing," the girls wonder if their grandmother herself is still susceptible to it
Was that Christmas? by Hilary McKay( Book )
10 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 954 libraries worldwide
Now that both Bella and her cat are three years old, they are big enough to learn about all the wonderful things that happen at Christmas
Lulu and the hamster in the night by Hilary McKay( Book )
9 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in English and held by 935 libraries worldwide
"Seven-year-old Lulu adopts a hamster and must keep it a secret from her grandmother when she and her cousin Mellie spend the night"--
 
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Alternative Names
Hilary McKay
Hilary McKay britische Autorin
Hilary McKay Brits schrijfster
Hilary McKay English children's writer
Mac Kay Hilary
MacKay Hilary
MacKay, Hilary 1959-
Mc Kay Hilary
Mc Kay, Hilary 1959-
מק'קיי, הילרי
매케이, 힐러리
マッカイ, ヒラリー
Languages
English (314)
German (42)
Spanish (9)
Swedish (8)
Czech (6)
Catalan (5)
Dutch (5)
Danish (3)
Japanese (3)
Polish (3)
French (2)
Chinese (2)
Hebrew (2)
Finnish (2)
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