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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 has an exceptional talent for mixing page-turning, suspenseful plots with fascinating viewpoints and setting them in a vividly real world that teenagers recognise as their own. 

Penny has won a remarkable 13 first prizes for her books, I Have No Secrets, Girl in the Window and Things the Eye Can't See, many of which were voted for by teenage readers.


Her books have been published in North American, Chinese, Japanese, Georgian and German editions and I Have No Secrets was chosen as a World Book Day title.

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