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Anita Pouroulis - Author

Anita Pouroulis was born in Johannesburg, South Africa in 1969. She grew up there, the eldest of three siblings.

Anita worked as a primary school teacher for many years, both in South Africa and in the U.K. While teaching, she developed a passion for children’s books and read every single book in each and every school library! She also studied part time, completing an Honours Degree in Psychology. She then moved out of teaching for a while, landing what she calls her ‘best job ever’, writing and copy-editing for a teenage girls’ magazine based in Johannesburg.

“My daughter is an incredible source of inspiration for my stories,” she says, “As well as the memories of all my ‘other’ children I taught so many years ago!”

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Mum's Cronky Car
Anita Pouroulis - illustrated by Jon Lycett-Smith
Unloved and unappreciated, Mum's Cronky Car is on the verge of being scrapped and abandoned.Then one morning, on the school-run, the Cronk is living
 up to his name being overtaken by a disability scooter! Then out
 of nowhere...
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Format: Paperback | Released 31/10/2012
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Oh, What a Tangle!
Anita Pouroulis - illustrated by Monika Filipina Trzpil
Kiki is an artistic, little girl who'd prefer to do anything other than brush her hair every day. There are simply so many other better things to do!So it comes as no surprise when Kiki's hair develops a...
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My Monster Mayhem
Anita Pouroulis - illustrated by Sholto Walker
A little girl keeps getting into trouble with her Mum, but it's not her that leaves the lights on in every room or clothes all over the floor. She's doing battle with a mob of monsters who just want to...
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Pancake Pandemonium
Anita Pouroulis - illustrated by Tom Bonson
You might say pancakes are little Polly's favourite treat. Or you might say she's a little obsessed. Either way when mum's too busy to rustle up her favourite snack Polly decides to take the initiative. Though she ends up wishing...
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