At the Guardian he tagged his top ten underrated or forgotten children's classics, including:
Corbenic by Catherine FisherRead about another entry on the list.
I’ve never understood why Catherine Fisher isn’t one of the book world’s superstars. She writes richly imagined dark fantasy, woven through with myth and legend, and all realised just beautifully. Corbenic – which has all these qualities – is a grail story filled with Arthurian legend, but it’s also a completely contemporary book, with real characters with modern problems. Despite its ancient influences, it feels constantly fresh and utterly original.
Also see: The 11 greatest children’s books.