Jenny Pearson - Author

About the Author

Jenny Pearson has been awarded with six mugs, one fridge magnet, one wall plaque and numerous cards for her role as 'Best Teacher in the World'. When she is not busy being inspirational in the classroom, she would like nothing more than to relax with her two young boys, but she can't as they view her as a human climbing frame. She has recently moved to the North East of England and while she has yet to meet Ant or Dec, she has learned how to use canny in a sentence. Which is dead canny, like.

Featured books by Jenny Pearson

The Super-Miraculous Journey of Freddie Yates

The Super-Miraculous Journey of Freddie Yates

Author: Jenny Pearson Format: Paperback Release Date: 30/04/2020

There aren’t many books that can have you laughing out loud one minute, and tearing up the next, but The Super Miraculous Journey of Freddie Yates is one.  When Freddie sets off on a secret journey that will take him half-way across the country, his two best friends come too; they have their own reasons for wanting to escape home for a bit.  Together the three get into and out of some extraordinary scrapes, inadvertently becoming heroes in the process, and Freddie experiences an actual miracle.  Freddie, Ben and Charlie are great characters and their incredible journey – which variously involves sheep, a tandem, superhero outfits and stolen treasure - both hilarious and gripping. The ending proves that the world is a wonderful place, particularly for those who go looking for adventure. Don’t miss.   One to recommend to fans of Frank Cottrell Boyce’s The Astounding Broccoli Boy, or David Solomons’ My Brother is a Superhero series.

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Other books by Jenny Pearson

Grandpa Frank's Great Big Bucket List

Grandpa Frank's Great Big Bucket List

Author: Jenny Pearson Format: Paperback Release Date: 03/02/2022

From the bestselling queen of heart and humour, JENNY PEARSON, comes a great big soaring adventure about family and finding happiness. When Frank John Davenport inherits piles of money from a grandma he didn't know he had, things take an unexpected turn... Because the money comes with STRICT instructions...and a NEW grandpa. Frank quickly compiles a list of all the ways he can spend the money and look after his grumpy grandpa. Money may buy hot-air balloon rides, monster-truck lessons and epic parkour experiences, but can Frank discover that happiness is, in fact, priceless? Praise for Jenny Pearson SHORTLISTED FOR THE COSTA BOOK AWARD, WATERSTONES CHILDREN'S BOOK AWARD, LAUGH OUT LOUD BOOK AWARD and the BRANFORD BOASE AWARD Breaks records for funny and touching storytelling. David Baddiel As funny and tender as it could ever be. Frank Cottrell-Boyce Heart-warming and genuinely funny. The Times

The Incredible Record Smashers

The Incredible Record Smashers

Author: Jenny Pearson Format: Paperback Release Date: 29/04/2021

A record-smashing, feel-good adventure packed with heart, humour and Guinness World Records from Costa Award-shortlisted JENNY PEARSON, and Kid Normal illustrator Erica Salcedo Lucy is a fixer of broken things. But there's one thing she can't fix and that's her unhappy mum. Until she comes up with an INCREDIBLE plan. Along with her best friend, Sandesh, Lucy is going to SMASH a world record. Because she's convinced that starry Paul Castellini - Record Smashers TV host and singing legend - is the answer to her mum's problems. But breaking a world RECORD when watermelons, kumquats, two baddies and a 30 cm shatter-resistant school ruler are involved isn't quite as easy as Lucy thought. Can she learn that sometimes happiness doesn't come with a plan? Breaks records for funny and touching storytelling. David Baddiel One of the juiciest ideas for a story you've ever seen and super-miraculously Jenny Pearson makes it every bit as funny and tender as it could ever be. Frank Cottrell-Boyce

Taith Ryfeddol a Gwyrthiol Ffredi Yates

Taith Ryfeddol a Gwyrthiol Ffredi Yates

Author: Jenny Pearson Format: Paperback Release Date: 02/04/2021

Taith Ryfeddol a Gwyrthiol Ffredi Yates by Jenny Pearson

Merry Christmas Cursive Handwriting Practice Workbook

Merry Christmas Cursive Handwriting Practice Workbook

Author: Jenny Pearson Format: Paperback Release Date: 10/11/2020

Merry Christmas Cursive Handwriting Practice Workbook by Jenny Pearson

Correcting Paragraphs Grammar Practice Workbook

Correcting Paragraphs Grammar Practice Workbook

Author: Jenny Pearson Format: Paperback Release Date: 19/05/2019

Correcting Paragraphs Grammar Practice Workbook by Jenny Pearson

The Art of Phonics

The Art of Phonics

Author: Jenny Pearson Format: Paperback Release Date: 06/07/2018

The Art of Phonics by Jenny Pearson

The Art of Spelling

The Art of Spelling

Author: Jenny Pearson Format: Paperback Release Date: 10/06/2018

The Art of Spelling by Jenny Pearson

The Art of Cursive Handwriting

The Art of Cursive Handwriting

Author: Jenny Pearson Format: Paperback Release Date: 25/04/2017

The Art of Cursive Handwriting by Jenny Pearson

Coloring Book for Tweens or the Young at Heart

Coloring Book for Tweens or the Young at Heart

Author: Jenny Pearson Format: Paperback Release Date: 21/11/2015

Coloring Book for Tweens or the Young at Heart by Jenny Pearson

Creative Capacity Development

Creative Capacity Development

Author: Jenny Pearson Format: Hardback Release Date: 15/07/2011

Creative Capacity Development by Jenny Pearson

Analyst of the Imagination

Analyst of the Imagination

Author: Jenny Pearson Format: Paperback Release Date: 11/05/2004

Charles Rycroft's lucid jargon-free approach to psychoanalysis inspired a whole generation. Taking inspiration from many fields outside psychoanalysis, including history, literature, linguistics and ethology, he established the important link between mental health and the imagination, creating a broader perspective and encouraging free thinking. This solitary and creative rebel rarely received the recognition he deserved, but this collection of articles and papers by people who felt the benefit of his ever-curious, expanding wealth of knowledge, goes some way to acknowledging the debt owed to him, and introducing a new generation to this innovative analyst.

Discovering the Self through Drama and Movement

Discovering the Self through Drama and Movement

Author: Jenny Pearson Format: Paperback Release Date: 01/07/1996

This is the first detailed account of the theory and practice of the Sesame Method, which was created by Marian Lindkvist 30 years ago, as it has evolved and been handed down experientially. It is now taught at the Central School of Speech and Drama; many of the contributors are current or former teachers at the school, or are Sesame trained therapists working in the field. The book aims to define the work of Sesame in terms of the theories upon which it is based and the method which puts these theories to use in practice in a variety of client groups. The reader is invited to enter imaginatively into the experiences of body, movement, voice, myth and ritual, and to be a witness as others explore this medium. Experts in the field spell out the theoretical base of Sesame work in its different aspects: in movement, drama, voice, myth ritual and Jungian psychological theory. Finally the contributors describe how they use the method through therapy sessions and workshops in the community with various clients, from people with physical and learning disabilities to children who have been abused and people in prisons. As well as presenting an overview of Sesame, this book will inspire readers to a rediscovery of the joys of self-expression through dance, movement and drama, through the transformative nature of the Sesame experience.

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