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Nicola Penfold

  • 5 stars across 3 books
Nicola Penfold was born in Merseyside and grew up in Doncaster. She studied English at Cambridge, before completing a Computing Science masters at Imperial College London.  WHERE THE WORLD TURNS WILD was shortlisted for the first Joan Aiken Future Classics Prize in 2017. It was also selected for SCBWI's 2018 Undiscovered Voices anthology. Nicola lives with her husband, four children and two cats in North London, and escapes when she can to wilder corners of the UK for adventures.


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6th February 2020

Where The World Turns Wild

Animals, trees, flowers, our city forbids them all... Juniper Greene lives in a walled city from which nature has... MoreWhere The World Turns Wild

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The earth is thriving - with wilderness status protecting land and wildlife, and scientific organisations researching ne... MoreBeyond the Frozen Horizon

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In a near future where a series of environmental disasters has left much of the country underwater, Pearl lives on a flo... MoreBetween Sea and Sky

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