My Books

Dee lives in the South of England in a home otherwise filled with males - husband, boys and pets -
she writes to escape the testosterone.

My Blog

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P is for Patron of Reading

Working as a patron of reading to help children explore and discover new ways to enjoy reading is one of my favourite author related activities. The students at the school that I am currently based as a patron of reading have responded really well and this is measurable in the …

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Chewy Fruity Coooookies

Turn your oven on to 150 degrees to start heating up while you make the dough. Ingredients: 125g butter (or butter substitute) 125g brown caster sugar 125g self raising flour (or self raising gluten free flour) 50g oats (or increase GF self raising flour by 50g if you cannot eat …

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My 2014 A-Z Reading List

Between January 1st 2014 – December 31st 2014 I will taking part in the Alphabet Soup Reading Challenge and list the books I read with the aim to have at least one title to go beside each letter of the alphabet. In 2013 I read 65 books and the first …

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Me

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I write for adults and children, am a patron of reading, as well as a registered midwifery lecturer teaching midwifery two days per week, and a registered public health practitioner, working two days per week for my local Public Health Department. At the age of 40, I was diagnosed with a form of autism called Asperger's syndrome, in addition to dyslexia and dyspraxia (which definitely explains a lot of things, including why I can't read a tube map)

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My books for children website

I have another website featuring my children's books under the name Dee Kirkby, as well as more information detailing my work with children. Please pay me a visit here.

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