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Penny Joelson lives in Hertfordshire with her husband and two young children. As well as writing she runs ‘Writing for Children’ workshops at London's City Lit.


Penny's highly acclaimed YA debut, I Have No Secrets (Egmont), was shortlisted for 13 awards and won five first prizes, including Leeds, Worcestershire, Cumbria and Sussex, plus the UK-wide Federation of Children’s Book Groups Children’s Book Award. It was chosen as one of the five YA World Book Day titles in 2018, and has been optioned by independent TV company Century Films.


Penny's latest book is Girl In the Window (Egmont).






Penny Joelson

Penny Joelson photo I Have No Secrets front cover I Have No Secrets front cover Girl in the Window cover