Jenny Alexander has written over a hundred books for children, many for educational publishers. She often writes about real-life stories in which ordinary people find the inner resources to deal with difficult situations.
Three of her books on bullying have been approved by ChildLine, and When Your Child is Bullied is used by counsellors and recommended by anti-bullying organisations.
Going Up: the No Worries Guide to Secondary School and How 2 B Happy (both A&C Black) offer advice to children in an accessible, practical way.
Hodder publish her series for boys, Car Mad Jack. A&C Black publish her Peony Pinker books, the first of which was selected for the Blue Peter Book Club in 2011. Her middle grade thriller, The Binding, is published by A&C Black.
Jenny grew up in London and now lives in North Cornwall. She has two sons and two daughters.
How To Get What You Want By Peony Pinker
Everyone in Peony Pinker’s family wants something. Her dad, a sports reporter on the local paper, wants to get out of doing the problem page […]