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Rose Impey - Author

Rose Impey lives in a small village in Leicestershire. She is very well known and highly regarded as a writer of books for children of all ages. It was her experience of telling stories in school as a teacher that led to her starting to write them down. She is a popular visitor to schools and libraries where she reads her work aloud to captivated audiences.

Rose has a deep love and extensive knowledge of fairy and folk tales. For the Fairy Tales series (also available in a collection called The Orchard Book of Fairy Tales) and for the Twice Upon a Time series she thoroughly researched the stories of Grimm, Perrault and Joseph Jacobs before retelling them in her own spirited, direct and authoritative way.

Rose received a great deal of praise for her series Colour Crackers, a series of lively, funny stories, which has the widest possible appeal. Rhode Island Roy was read on Jackanory. She has also written stories for picture books. Joe's Cafe won the Sheffield Children's Book Award.

Featured Books, with extracts, by Rose Impey

The Get-rich-quick Club
Rose Impey
Shortlisted for the Roald Dahl Funny Prize 2011. Banksy and his friends are determined to get rich - and will stop at nothing with their wacky ideas to succeed!
Lovereading Price: £3.99 - Saving £1.00 (20%) Format: Paperback | Released 07/07/2011 Info Extract Wishlist Compare price Buy

Introducing Scarlett Lee
Rose Impey
A wonderfully compelling and touching yet funny novel with terrific girl appeal. Guaranteed to keep the reader completely engaged and entertained and Scarlet, a drama Queen par excellence is a strong, yet likeable character that girls will understand and relate...
Lovereading Price: £4.79 - Saving £1.20 (20%) Format: Paperback | Released 07/02/2008 Info Extract Wishlist Compare price Buy

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