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Kirsten Richards

  • 5 stars across 14 books
    Penny Dolan is a children`s writer and storyteller living in North Yorkshire. She is a popular speaker with both infant and junior children, and has visited many School Book Weeks and literacy events across the UK, with her enjoyable `Author Talks` and lively story-telling sessions. She has also spoken and performed in libraries, bookshops, museums, art galleries, historic sites and outdoor locations, and has appeared on the children`s programme of several literature festivals. She has a wide interest in children`s books and has been Chair of the Federation of Children`s Book Groups. Penny has a wide experience of schools. She was a primary advisory teacher for English and Drama but has been a freelance language arts worker for several years. She has also taught on residential writing courses for children, tutored both storytelling and writing courses for adults, and spoken at conferences. Penny has a degree in Education, specialising in Language and Literacy and an Advanced Diploma in Educational Drama. As well as working on her writing, Penny enjoys drawing, painting, reading, chatting and daydreaming. Her favourite colour is yellow. Her favourite food is strawberries-and-cream, and she is probably the world`s slowest swimmer. She has three untidy desks, two grown-up children and one rather bad cat.
    1st February 2015

    The Tangle Fairy

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    7th April 2011

    Mud to Magic

    Willow is a woodsprite on a mission! When all the water disappears in Windybottom Wood, she is determined to find out wh... More

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    1st June 2010

    Start Reading: The Forest Family: A Wolf in the Woods

    Erg and Luli head into the woods to find some more pine cones for the fire, but as they collect them they are sure they ... More

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    1st June 2010

    Start Reading: The Forest Family: Rushing River

    Erg and Luli head off to fetch some water from the river but it soon leads them to grave danger...This story is perfect ... More

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    1st June 2010

    Start Reading: The Forest Family: The Winter Cave

    The weather is turning and winter is fast approaching. Grandpa must get the winter cave ready for the tribe. This s... More

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    1st June 2010

    Start Reading: The Forest Family: Danger in the Forest

    The children head off into the forest to find some berries for dinner. But as they wander into a clearing a large boar... More

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    24th October 2013

    Big Sisters are the Best!

    Becoming a big sister is an exciting time full of smiles, smells, hugs, and kisses.... More

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    24th October 2013

    Big Brothers are the Best!

    Becoming a big brother is an exciting time full of smiles, smells, hugs, and kisses.... More

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    1st October 2016

    DINOSAUR HUNTING

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