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The Binny Collection (Boxed Set)

Binny for Short; Binny in Secret; Binny Bewitched

Illustrated by Tony Ross

About The Book

“Possibly the finest writer of our time.” —Elizabeth Wein, New York Times bestselling author of Code Name Verity

All three of Hilary McKay’s “vivid and lively” (Kirkus Reviews, starred review) books about the misadventures of Binny Cornwallis, together for the first time in one charming paperback boxed set.

Mayhem, love, and laughter run riot in three heartwarming adventures from award-winning author Hilary McKay.

Binny Cornwallis’s perfect world is turned upside down after her father dies, when money becomes tight and her horrible aunt gives away her beloved dog, Max. But Binny has the warmth of her busy and loving mother, her musical older sister, and her hilarious little brother, who is always busy with his experiments. And his wetsuit. And his chickens. And she never stops looking for Max.

Life is never dull in the Cornwallis house, and Binny is also faced with crushes, frenemies, new schools, a case of missing chickens, a possible ghost, and a seriously witchy neighbor in this funny and endlessly endearing boxed set.

This set includes: Binny for Short, Binny in Secret, and Binny Bewitched.

About The Author

Photograph by Bella McKay

Hilary McKay is the award-winning author of The Time of Green Magic (which received five starred reviews), The Skylarks’ War (which was a Boston Globe Best Book and received three starred reviews), Binny Bewitched (which was a Kirkus Reviews Best Book of the Year and received two starred reviews), Binny in Secret (which received three starred reviews), Binny for Short (which received four starred reviews), and six novels about the Casson family: Saffy’s AngelIndigo’s Star, Permanent RoseCaddy Ever AfterForever Rose, and Caddy’s World. She is also the author of The Swallows’ Flight, Rosa by Starlight, and Wishing for Tomorrow, the sequel to Frances Hodgson Burnett’s A Little Princess. Hilary lives with her family in Derbyshire, England. Visit her at

About The Illustrator

Tony Ross has illustrated over 2,000 books that are published all over the world. He has won awards in Holland, Japan, Germany, the United States, France, and the UK. He lives in Rutland, the smallest county in England.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Margaret K. McElderry Books (June 16, 2020)
  • Length: 816 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781534462588
  • Grades: 3 - 7
  • Ages: 8 - 12

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