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Rachel Rooney - Author

About the Author

RACHEL ROONEY trained and worked as a teacher of Special Needs for many years before re-discovering her love of writing poetry. She was shortlisted for the CLiPPA Poetry Award in 2015 and 2019 and was longlisted for the Carnegie Medal.

She has also been a judge for both the CLiPPA and the Betjeman Poetry Prize.

Rachel was born in London and now lives in Brighton.


Books by Rachel Rooney

Sleeping Beauty Band 12/Copper

Sleeping Beauty Band 12/Copper

Author: Rachel Rooney Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 21/09/2015

A wonderful retelling of this favourite fairy tale, in verse by CLPE-award winner, Rachel Rooney. * Copper/Band 12 books provide more complex plots and longer chapters that develop reading stamina. * Text type: A retelling of a traditional tale * Curriculum links: English: fairy stories, myths and legends * Ideas for reading at the back of the book provide practical support and stimulating activities. * This book has been quizzed for Accelerated Reader.

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