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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


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Friday, September 6, 2013

New Review of Magical Mea from Lorna d'Entremont

I'm pleased to refer you to a lovely new review of Magical Mea, by Lorna d'Entremont on her Special Needs Book Review site.  Here is the link:


Second Children’s Book in Magical Series, Magical Mea by Penelope Anne Cole

Posted in Other Disabilities, Reviews, Special Needs Children by - September 06, 2013
Second Children’s Book in Magical Series, Magical Mea by Penelope Anne Cole Early in 2013, Special Needs Book Review published a guest post from Penelope Anne Cole about her children’s book, Magical Matthew.  In this book, Matthew can fix things magically. Matthew secretly uses his magical powers to fix things for his family and friends.  Later, he expands his magical good deeds by fixing things in his neighborhood.  Matthew’s best friend and neighbor, Lily, who is in a wheelchair, suspects something is special about him.  Matthew must decide whether he can trust her with the truth.  His Grandmother becomes his confidant as he makes the decision to trust Lily.  Later, Matthew loses his magical powers and needs to accept how he has changed to continue to grow and learn.
Now Penelope  Anne Cole has written her second book in the “Magical Series” called Magical Mea. Mea got her magic when Matthew lost his. Matt tries to guide Mea to use her magic for good. But the more Matt tries to mentor Mea, the more she wants to “do it her way.” Matt worries Mea might get into
- See more at: http://www.specialneedsbookreview.com/2013/09/06/second-childrens-book-magical-series-magical-mea-penelope-anne-cole/#sthash.QdTTt8IG.dpuf


  1. I'm so glad to hear that Magical Mea is having so much success! Congrats!

    1. Thanks, Margo, I really appreciate your support. I need to get the word out about these books!