Princess Rani by Penny Dolan


Princess Rani by Penny Dolan

Princess Rani, the circus elephant, eats a lot and Carlo decides her upkeep is too expensive. As she leaves the circus a fire breaks out in the big top. Luckily Rani knows just what to do.

About the Author

Penny Dolan

Penny Dolan is well known for a host of books for younger readers. A Boy Called M.O.U.S.E, published by Bloomsbury in October 2010, is her first novel for older readers.

So she became a primary school teacher, where the things she most enjoyed teaching were drama, art, history and English. Luckily, she attended a writing course for teachers where, encouraged by authors Dennis Hamley and Jan Mark, she rediscovered her own writing. Eventually Penny gave up her enormous school painting table and left teaching to follow her “author” dream.

Penny lives in North Yorkshire and has one cat, two grown up children and three untidy desks.

Author photo © Michael James Dolan 2010

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24 pages
Interest Age: From 4


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Publication date

23rd July 2009



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