Penelope Farmer

4 children’s books by the writer

Penelope Farmer lives in Birmingham and has two grown-up children. She is the author of many books, including A Castle of Bone, Charlotte Sometimes and The Summer Birds.

9-11 years

Charlotte Sometimes

Penelope Farmer

Charlotte Sometimes

'Suppose you got stuck in here, and Clare there in your time. Just suppose you did?' Charlotte Makepeace's first day at boarding school is a bewildering blur of unfamiliar faces, timetables, rules and lists. All the other girls know ...

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9-11 years

Charlotte Sometimes

Penelope Farmer

Charlotte Sometimes

It is Charlotte's first night at boarding school. But when she wakes up, the girl in the next bed is not the person who was sleeping there the evening before. And the new building outside her window seems to ...

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9-11 years

Penelope

Penelope Farmer

Penelope

Penelope's mother died when she was a very young child and she was subsequently adopted by her mum's best friend, Aunt Jo. On the surface her life seems as normal as anyone's and yet underneath she is ...

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9-11 years

Charlotte Sometimes

Penelope Farmer

Charlotte Sometimes

'Suppose you got stuck in here, and Clare there in your time. Just suppose you did?' Charlotte Makepeace's first day at boarding school is a bewildering blur of unfamiliar faces, timetables, rules and lists. All the other girls know ...

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