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  • Published: 17 October 1995
  • ISBN: 9780448409351
  • Imprint: Penguin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 32
  • RRP: $7.99

Kate Skates



Kate has new skates. Now she can do spins and tricks like the skaters on TV. Or can she?

  • Published: 17 October 1995
  • ISBN: 9780448409351
  • Imprint: Penguin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 32
  • RRP: $7.99

About the author

Jane O'Connor

Jane O’Connor is a former primary school teacher turned academic and writer. She was born and brought up in Surrey and lived in London until she moved to the West Midlands in her mid-thirties. Jane’s PhD was about child stars and she is now a Reader at Birmingham City University where she researches children’s experiences of celebrity, media and everyday life. Jane lives in Sutton Coldfield with her husband and two young sons in a house full of pirates, dinosaurs, superheroes and lots of books. She really likes all animals, especially hedgehogs.


Needlemouse is her debut novel.

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