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Siobhán Parkinson is an author for the Girls of Many Lands series.


Parkinson grew up in Galway and Donegal, Ireland, and lived in Dublin as an adult.[1] She received her degree in English literature and German, and her doctorate degree in English literature from Trinity College Dublin.[1] [2] She currently lives in Dublin with her husband.[3] She teaches creative writing at St. Patrick's College, Dublin City University, and translates children's books from German.[4][2]

She was Ireland's first children's laureate from 2010 to 2012.[2]

Parkinson is visually impaired and utilizes audiobooks and magnifying software.[3][4]

American Girl Books[]

Girls of Many Lands[]

Kathleen Murphy[]

Other Books[]

  • Four Kids, Three Cats, Two Cows, One Witch (Maybe)
  • The Moon King
  • Sisters... No Way!
  • Breaking the Wishbon
  • The Love Bean
  • Second Fiddle: How to Tell a Blackbird From a Sausage
  • Something Invisible
  • Amelia
  • No Peace for Amelia
  • Animals Don't Have Ghosts
  • Cows Are Vegetarians
  • Blue Like Friday
  • The Henny Penny Tree
  • The Leprechaun Who Wished He Wasn't
  • Dialann Sár-Rúnda Amy Ní Chonchúir
  • Call of the Whales
  • "Bruised"
  • Maitríóisce
  • All Shining in the Spring: The Story of a Baby Who Died
  • The Thirteenth Room
  • Painted Ladies

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