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Once upon a time...


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Once upon a time...


...my mother said I ate books.

Now I write them.

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Books


Books


I write books for middle grade and young adult readers.

The Disaster Strikes! series from Coteau Books is aimed at kids (and grown-ups!) who love discovering little known stories from Canadian history. Each book puts a young protagonist into a real-life disaster, combining fact and fiction with terrifying action and difficult choices. Flood, tornado, tsunami, shipwreck -- If your world was suddenly turned upside down, what would you do?

Breaking Big, is about a different kind of challenge. Written for young adult readers, it's part of Orca Books' Limelights series about the world of teen performers.

Check out the book pages for details, including ordering information.

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Presentations


Presentations


First and foremost, Penny is a storyteller.

Every visit starts with a story so sit back and relax.

Close your eyes if you like.

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Links


Links


There's more to every book than meets the eye. Want to do, see and hear what the characters do?

Want to listen to mummers, watch a contest in Morse Code, learn a ballet jump or play an Ugly Stick?

Then go straight to...