Penny Joelson


Penny Joelson lives in Hertfordshire with her two children. As well as writing she runs ‘’Writing for Children’ courses at London’s City Lit. Penny’s experience working with people with disabilities has inspired her to write from perspectives that are under-represented in children’s fiction.


Penny’s highly acclaimed YA debut, I Have No Secrets (Egmont) has won ten awards including the UK-wide Federation of Children’s Book Groups Children’s Book Award (Older Readers Category). Her second book, Girl in the Window (Egmont) is also an award winning book. Her latest book is Things the Eye Can’t See (Egmont).

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