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Jenny Valentine - Author


Jenny Valentine moved house every two years when she was growing up. She has just moved house again, probably not for the last time. She worked in a wholefood shop in Primrose Hill for fifteen years where she met many extraordinary people and sold more organic loaves than there are words in her first novel. She has also worked as a teaching assistant and a jewellery maker. She studied English Literature at Goldsmiths College, which almost put her off reading but not quite. Jenny is married to a singer/songwriter and has two children.

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Fire Colour One by Jenny Valentine
Reader Reviewed Fire Colour One
Jenny Valentine
July 2015 NewGen Book of the Month. Guardian Prize winning author Jenny Valentine’s long-awaited new novel is clever, beautifully written, full of ideas. It tells the story of sixteen-year-old Iris: lonely and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/07/2015
The Ant Colony by Jenny Valentine
The Ant Colony
Jenny Valentine
Shortlisted for the prestigious Teenage Book of the Year Award 2009. An irresistible new novel from Jenny Valentine, winner of the Guardian Children's Book Prize with Finding Violet Park. Written with a wonderful lightness of touch, the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/03/2009
Finding Violet Park by Jenny Valentine
Finding Violet Park
Jenny Valentine
Winner of the Guardian Children's fiction prize 2007. Told with a delightfully light touch, this thoughtful and introspective novels for teens tells how hearing the story of Violet Park, leads Lucas on a moving and thought provoking mission that helps...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/06/2008
Broken Soup by Jenny Valentine
Broken Soup
Jenny Valentine
Shortlisted for the 2008 Costa Children’s Book Award. Costa Book Awards 2008 Judges' comment: "A poignant story of a family coming to terms with a terrible loss." Rowan is sure that she didn’t drop the negative that a...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/01/2008

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