Penny Dann marathon fundraiser

The husband of the late children’s illustrator Penny Dann is to run the Brighton Marathon to raise money for the hospice which helped care for her. Dann, who had been suffering from cancer, died in December. She illustrated anthologies, early readers, fairytales and poetry collections, and was the creator of The Secret Fairy series, published by Orchard Books. She most recently illustrated Polly Parrot Picks a Pirate (Macmillan Children’s Books). Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-03-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Cable’s Holiday Marathon Programming Is Hotter Than Ever Due to the Pandemic

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