for The Girl with the Broken Wing by Heather Dyer and Peter Bailey
In this witty Welsh novel, a girl crashes onto a skylight and startles twins James and Amanda out of bed. This girl, whose name is Hilary and who just happens to have wings, has decided to stay for an unspecified period of time with the siblings’ family. Many humorous moments ensue as this “guardian angel” experiences daily life at school and on family outings. 2006 USBBY CBC Outstanding International Books List, one of Richard and Judy’s “Best Children’s Books Ever” in 2007, Ottakar’s Book of the Month, October.
Originally published by Chicken House Great Britain, in 2005.