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Anna Fienberg

Anna Fienberg

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Anna Fienberg is a multi-award winning author of books for children and young adults including The Magnificent Nose and Other Marvels, Ariel, Zed & the Secret of Life, The Witch in the Lake, and the ever-popular Tashi series which has been translated into 16 languages.

Anna has written stories since she was eight. When she worked as an editor for School Magazine, she had to read hundreds of books. 'With reading,' she says, 'you can escape to anywhere in the world, and anything is possible... you can go deep inside people's minds, the secret parts.' It was reading that inspired her own writing. 'With writing, you invent the places you want to escape to, the things that go on in people's minds. It's the best job in the world!'

Anna has also written a book for adults, Escape, published by Penguin Random House.

Books by Anna Fienberg


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