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Welcome to my website where you can explore my books, and find out about me,  

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Lao Lao of Dragon Mountain is 25 years old!

This autumn I am celebrating the publication of my first book,
Lao Lao of Dragon Mountain, which was first published in the autumn  of 1996. Little did I know that it would still be in print 25 years later! Published by Alanna Max
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Projects I'm involved in

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This will be my third year taking part in #BookPenPals

What is BookPenPals?

BookPenPals pairs UK authors and illustrators with UK schools to make book recommendations via postcards. Schools reply with a postcard of their own. The Pen Pals pairings last for one school year

Pairing will be happening very shortly

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I am a member of www.virtualauthors.co.uk

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Looking for a Patron of Reading?

I am available again having been Patron of Reading at Cypress Primary School for two years. Click here  to see some of your amazing activities

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I am a member of SCBWI


I am a member of Children’s Writers and Illustrators for Stories and Literacy

For more info, especially about the CWISL writing Shout!festivals, please contact cwislenquiries@hotmail.com

or visit the CWISL website www.cwisl.org.uk

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