Children's illustrator Penny Dann dies

Children’s book illustrator Penny Dann has died at the age of 50. She had been suffering from cancer. Dann, who died on Saturday 20th December, illustrated anthologies, early readers, fairytales and poetry collections, and most recently illustrated Polly Parrot Picks a Pirate (Macmillan Children’s Books), authored by Peter Bently and released in September. She also created The Secret Fairy series, published by Orchard Books in the 1990s and early 2000s. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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