Veronica Bennett

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Veronica Bennett
Born 1953
England, United Kingdom
Occupation Novelist, short story writer
Genre Children's
Notable works Dandelion and Bobcat

Veronica Bennett is a children's novelist. She previously worked part-time as an English Lecturer and now writes fiction full-time. She graduated from University College, Cardiff in 1975 with an Honors degree in English. She began her writing career as a freelance journalist, but soon moved into fiction. Her first book, Monkey, was published in 1998 and was acclaimed by The Times Educational Supplement as "an impressively well-written and audacious debut".[1] Veronica Bennett is married with two children, and currently resides in Middlesex.[2]


  • Monkey (1998)
  • The Boy-free Zone (1999)
  • Dandelion and Bobcat (2000)
  • Fish Feet (2002)
  • Angelmonster (2005)
  • Cassandra's Sister (2006)
  • Shakespeare's Apprentice (2007)


  1. ^ Times Educational Supplement, 13 November 1998, review of Monkey, p. 79; 11 August 2000, review of The Boy-Free Zone, p. 22.
  2. ^ "Bennett, Veronica 1953- Contemporary Authors- via Highbeam (Subscription required)". Retrieved 2 February 2015.