About Me

I grew up in a tiny village with a real maze and had a pet duck called Pickle who lived on a sandcastle and would always meet me from school.

I once rescued a penguin and brought it home in the saddlebag of my bike.

Only, it wasn't a penguin...

and I couldn't keep it.

I was always reading and always writing

and I once won a competition at my primary school for 'best handwriting'.

I have taught greyhounds how to win races, swam with wobbegong sharks and been attacked by a cobra!


I've saved more than one person from drowning (once in the sea!) and helped lots of people learn to walk again.

When I am not writing stories, I like to climb up things ( but I don't like to climb down! ) and I love baking cookies.

I live in Nottingham in the UK with my husband, two children, an eccentric gecko and a crazy dog. They are all more grown up than I am.

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I'd love to hear from you...

Email   hello@karenswann.com  

Twitter   @KarenSwann_

Via MY Agent  eunice@eunicemcmullen.co.uk


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