Ann Turnbull

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Ann Turnbull (born 1943) is a British writer of fiction for children and young adults.[1] Her work includes a picture book, set in a Shropshire mining town during the Great Depression of the 1930s which is about a young girl named Mary Dyer, and No Shame, No Fear, a novel for young adults that depicts the persecution of Quakers during the 1660s, and is set in both Shropshire and London and was shortlisted for the Guardian Children's Fiction Prize .[2] Pigeon Summer was nominated for the Nestle Smarties Book Prize and No Shame, No Fear was nominated for the Whitbread Book Award. She has written a number of picture books but the best known is The Sand Horse which is illustrated by Michael Foreman.

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  1. ^ "Ann Turnbull - Literature". literature.britishcouncil.org. Retrieved 2018-01-16.
  2. ^ "2004 Guardian Children's Fiction prize". Retrieved 26 May 2018.

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