Penelope Anne Cole
Penelope Anne Cole enjoys writing children’s stories to be read aloud. “Reading to children is the best way to help them love literature.” Ms. Cole has taught and tutored at every grade level, K to 12, and community college. She also reviews children's books. When not writing or reviewing children’s books, Ms. Cole enjoys dog walking, reading, gardening, church, and choir activities. She is a member of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators, a member of the California Writers Club: Fremont Area Writers, SF Peninsula Writers, and South Bay Writers, and is a Reading Therapist with Read America. Ms. Cole reviews books at
See reviews of Ms. Cole's books at
Her website is www.penelopeannecole.com
Contact Ms. Cole for School Author Visits, locally in-person, or by SKYPE.
Friday, July 6, 2012
Wednesday, July 4, 2012
Tuesday, July 3, 2012
Curley the Crooked Christmas Tree by Rodger Pritchett and Mike Webb and illustrated by Jamie Holmes
Children’S poetry, ACTIVITIES, SHORT STORIES, and articleS:
“The Same Difference,” poetry by Shari L. Klase – our differences unites us.
“The Chain of Hearts,” by Susan Harris Sanders and illustrated by Nancy Miller – adoption is a new beginning.
“The Duck Family Reunion,” by Suzanne Purvis and illustrated by Jack Foster – a young bullfrog discovers he is right where he belongs.
“A Basketful of Eggs,” by Shari L. Klase – how birds play a role in adoption of a different sort.
“Teaching Children about Adoption,” by Kathy Stemke – how teaching children about adoption and altering certain activities includes all types of families.