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Nicola Penfold

In her books Where the World Turns Wild and her latest novel, Between Sea and Sky, Nicola Penfold explores how climate change might affect our future world, and how societies will adapt to the challenges they face. 

Nicola, who was born in Merseyside and grew up in Doncaster, studied English at Cambridge but completed a Computing Science masters at Imperial College London before turning her hand to writing.  Her debut, Where the World Turns Wild, was shortlisted for the first Joan Aiken Future Classics Prize in 2017. It was also selected for SCBWI's 2018 Undiscovered Voices anthology.

Nicola lives with her husband, four children and two cats in North London, and escapes when she can to wilder corners of the UK for adventures.

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Where The World Turns Wild

Paperback, 06/02/2020, £7.99
Juniper and her little brother Bear escape their cage of a city in a bid to find their mother. But as they embark on a journey of a lifetime, out into the wild, little do they realize the dangers that await...

Between Sea and Sky

Paperback, 08/07/2021, £6.99
Pearl lives on a floating oyster farm with her sister and father, and refuses to set foot on land following the death of her mum. But when Nat comes from the mainland to spend the summer with the family, he shares a secret that forces Pearl to risk everything...

Beyond the Frozen Horizon

Paperback, 01/09/2022, £7.99
The earth is thriving - with wilderness status protecting land and wildlife, and scientific organisations researching new ways to support human life sustainably. Rory's mum is a geologist on one of these projects, but the project isn't all that it seems, and Rory soon learns what's at stake for the people and animals that live there...
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