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Penny and Penelope

Dan Richards, Claire Almon (Illustrator)


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Two girls on a play date learn there’s more to each other than meets the eye with a little help from their dolls in Penny and Penelope, an exciting picture book adventure from writer Dan Richards and illustrator Claire Almon.

Penny and Penelope are very different dolls. Penelope is a sweet princess, while Penny is a fierce secret agent. Penelope wants to ride her pony through the countryside, while Penny wants to wrestle alligators. How can they possibly get along playing in an imaginary kingdom?

Luckily, Penny and Penelope are more than their packaging. After all, you can’t judge a doll by its outfit.

An Imprint Book

"Delightfully clever." —Kirkus Reviews, starred review

“Readers will cheer… there’s a bit of Penny and Penelope in everyone.” —Publishers Weekly

Praise For Penny and Penelope

“Delightfully clever.” —Kirkus Reviews, starred review

“Readers will cheer… there’s a bit of Penny and Penelope in everyone.” —Publishers Weekly

“Young readers learn that they can be frilly and fierce, thanks to this clever and amusing tale.” —Horn Book

Imprint, 9781250156075, 40pp.

Publication Date: August 6, 2019

About the Author

Dan Richards has been perfecting the craft of storytelling since childhood. His work includes poetry, songs, screenplays and books for children of all ages.

He is a graduate of the University of Washington Writing For Children Program where he wrote his debut picture book The Problem With NOT Being Scared Of Monsters. Dan lives with his family in Bothell, WA.

Claire Almon lives in Atlanta. She holds a BFA in illustration from Ringling College of Art and Design and an MFA in animation from Savannah College of Art and Design. She has experience working for clients including Netflix and Cartoon Network, among others.

Claire is the illustrator of Mike Allegra's picture book, Everybody's Favorite Book.