Gill Lewis

Gill Lewis

After realising her childhood dream of becoming a vet, Gill Lewis worked in the UK and overseas, everywhere from Africa to the Arctic. Gill’s books for children – Sky Hawk, White Dolphin, Moon Bear, Scarlet Ibis, Gorilla Dawn and Story Like the Wind – were all published to critical acclaim and have been translated into many languages. Lewis won the Little Rebels Award in 2015 for Scarlet Ibis, the prestigious Environmental Prize for Children’s Literature in Germany for Moon Bear, and has twice won the US Green Earth Book Award.

Books by Gill Lewis

Interviews with Gill Lewis

Gill Lewis on Children’s Books About the Refugee Crisis

How can parents even begin to explain the refugee crisis to children and young adults? Here, award-winning children’s author Gill Lewis shares her selection of vital primers – from simple picture books to challenging graphic novels – and discusses the role of ‘informed storytelling’ in describing this fraught and fragile human experience

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