A Desert in Bohemia. 2000, Doubleday. September 2001 Black Swan

The Serpentine Cave, 1997, Doubleday. 1998 Black Swan

Goldengrove Unleaving, 1997, Black Swan, reissue as adult fiction.

Knowledge of Angels, 1994, Houghton Mifflin, Boston; Colt Books, Cambridge; Black Swan.

"A School for Lovers", 1989, Weidenfeld & Nicolson. Black Swan, 1996

Lapsing, 1986, Weidenfeld & Nicolson; St Martin's Press, New York. Black Swan, 1996.


Thrones, Dominations, 1998, Hodder & Stoughton, London; St Martin's Press, New York.

A Piece of Justice, 1995, Hodder and Stoughton, London; Macmillan, New York.

The Wyndham Case, 1993, Hodder and Stoughton, London; Macmillan, New York.

A Presumption of Death  2002 Hodder and Stoughton, London; Macmillan, New York.



Thomas and the Tinners (Illus. Alan Marks), 1995, Macdonald Young Books, Hove; Farrar Straus & Giroux.

Matthew And the Sea Singer (Illus. Alan Marks), 1992, Simon & Schuster; Farrar Straus & Giroux.

Grace, 1992, Viking. Farrar Strauss Giroux

Birdy and The Ghosties, (Illus. Alan Marks), 1989, Macdonald; Farrar Straus & Giroux.

Torch, 1987, Viking Kestrel; Farrar Straus & Giroux, 1988. BBC serial film.

Gaffer Samson's Luck, 1985, Viking Kestrel; Farrar Straus & Giroux. Puffin, 1987. Smarties Prize Grand Prix.

A Parcel of Patterns, 1984, Viking Kestrel; Farrar Straus & Giroux. Puffin, 1986. Universe Prize.

The Green Book, 1981, Macmillan; Farrar Straus & Giroux; re-issued as Shine. (3rd edition) Macdonald, 1988.

A Chance Child, 1978, Macmillan; (US Farrar Straus Giroux, 1979). Phoenix Prize 1998.

Unleaving, Macmillan, 1976; Farrar Straus & Giroux. 4th Edition, Bodley Head 1985. Boston Globe/Horn Book Prize, 1976.

Goldengrove, 1972, Macmillan; Farrar Straus & Giroux. 5th Edition, Bodley Head, 1985.

Fireweed, 1970, Macmillan; Farrar Straus & Giroux. Chicago Herald Tribune Book World prize.

The Dolphin Crossing, 1967, Macmillan.


When I was Little like You (illus. Stephen Lambert), 1997, Viking, London & New York.

Connie Came to Play (illus. Stephen Lambert), 1995, Viking, London & New York.

Pepi and the Secret Names, (illus. Fiona French) 1994, Frances Lincoln, London; Lothrop Lee and Shepherd, New York.

When Grandma Came (illus. Sophie Williams), 1992, Viking, London and New York.

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