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Penny Harrison is a children’s author, book reviewer and lifestyle journalist.

Her picture books include The Little Coven, Extraordinary, Rainbow is My Favourite Colour, and the CBCA Early Childhood Book of the Year Notable Me & My Boots

A professional writer for more than 20 years, Penny has contributed to a variety of leading magazines, newspapers, guides and books, writing about everything from raising toddlers to raising chickens.

​Penny lives in a rambling old garden on the edge of the Yarra Valley with her husband, two children and an ever-growing collection of books, plants and pets.

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