Penny Parker Klostermann is the author of A COOKED-UP FAIRY TALE and THERE WAS AN OLD DRAGON WHO SWALLOWED A KNIGHT, both published by Random House Children’s Books. She loves all kinds of books, but especially loves very silly picture books that make her laugh, as well as inspiring nonfiction books that tweak her curiosity.
and inspiring nonfiction books that tweak her curiosity. She has been known to hug her favorite picture books and seriously hopes that someday her books will gain huggable status too.
Penny is a member of SCBWI (Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators). She was named the 2012 Barbara Karlin Grant Runner-up. She is represented by Tricia Lawrence of the Erin Murphy Literary Agency.
Penny grew up in Colorado and now writes from her home in Abilene, Texas-the Storybook Capital of America!
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