Tag Archives: Penny Estelle


Congratulations to Penny Estelle, winner of the e-copy of A Step Sideways.

More On Orphan Trains

If Penny Estelle’s post for her new book, Riches To Rags, sparked an interest in Orphan Trains, accounts of actual Orphan Train riders can be found at: http://orphantraindepot.org/orphan-train-rider-stories/. You might also be interested to know that sold out performances of “Orphan Train, The Musical” were put on this weekend as part of New York’s Grand […]


When my book, The Disappearing Rose, came out, my first guest appearance was on Penny Estelle’s blog, “Penny’s Tales”. It is therefore only fitting that the first guest on my blog should be – Penny Estelle! She’s here today to promote her latest Wickware Sagas book, Riches To Rags.  Having enjoyed Billy Cooper’s Awesome Nightmare, […]


I liked this short story by Penny Estellle and think kids will, too. Especially those who, like the central character, Billy, are more in tune with sports than history. Billy knows zip about William Tell when he draws his name as the subject of a seventh grade oral report, but figures half an hour surfing […]


I won a copy of Penny Estelle’s Billy Cooper’s Awesome Nightmare when she was guesting on Kat Holmes’s blog last week. I’m really looking forward to reading it, as Billy gets to meet one of my childhood TV heroes, William Tell. Some of the history-themed shows I enjoyed back then are now on DVD, and […]

Historical Debate Society for Girls and Boys

The Historical Debate Society for girls and boys is a society where kids can put their ideas about the latest historical debate and put their own debate. Join in!

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