Robyn Opie Parnell




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Robyn Opie Parnell

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Robyn Opie Parnell is the author of 94 books for children and adults, and 3 feature film screenplays. Robyn's credits include the Amazon number one best-sellers Dialogue: The Ultimate Writers' Guide, The Easy Way to Write Picture Books That Sell, Making Your Writing Sparkle: Self-editing for New Authors, and Show, Don't Tell: The Ultimate Writers' Guide.


Congratulations to award-winning children's author Karen Tyrrell on the release of her new picture book Harry Helps Grandpa Remember.
Karen is doing a blog tour to celebrate the release of her wonderful new picture book, Harry Helps Grandpa Remember. Today, Karen is visiting my blog to answer questions about how to develop classroom resources. Thank you, Karen.

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Average rating: 4.27 · 67 ratings · 20 reviews · 15 distinct works · Similar authors
Show Don't Tell: The Ultima...
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The Easy Way To Write Pictu...
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Maya and the Crystal Skull
5.0 of 5 stars 5.00 avg rating — 5 ratings — published 2011 — 2 editions
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Dialogue - The Ultimate Wri...
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How to Write a GREAT Childr...
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Best Book Ever
3.4 of 5 stars 3.40 avg rating — 5 ratings — published 2012 — 2 editions
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What Am I?
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Maya and the Daring Heist
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Pompeii: Into the Fire
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Harry Helps Grandpa Remember by Karen Tyrrell
Harry Helps Grandpa Remember
by Karen Tyrrell (Goodreads Author)
read in June, 2015
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This is a lovely book. I like how the story starts with Grandpa not wanting to play with Harry and Max anymore, so Harry thinks of things he can do with Grandpa that make Grandpa happy and that make Harry happy, too, because he's still spending time ...more
Stonely's Pet Dinosaur by Naomi Burman-Shine
Stonely's Pet Dinosaur
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Stonely wants the perfect pet dinosaur - one that's red and likes to roar. Accompanied by his dad, Stonely sets off to the local pet shop, where he meets a lot of dinosaurs. Unfortunately, the only red dinosaur likes to sleep and sleep and sleep. But ...more
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Love is Evergreen by Imran Khan
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How to Write a Great Children's Book by Robyn Opie Parnell
"A large proportion of adults are of the opinion that, “Children’s Books”, are easy to write. After all children are simple creatures, right? Wrong! Children are sophisticated readers who can spot a fake at a thousand paces.

When an online publisher..." Read more of this review »
Monster School by D.C. Green
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I loved this book. I fell in love with the wonderful cast of monster characters. When I finished, I wanted more - I wanted the second book in the series. This is one book I wish I'd written. Well done, D.C., for writing a classic.
Robyn Parnell and 5 other people liked Jenny's review of The Beckoning:
The Beckoning by Paul Collins
"‘ “Help,” he screamed, but the sound went nowhere. Something thick and tacky crawled across his face, and he knew with certain dread that it was blood.’

When Matt Brannigan moves his family from Melbourne to the comparative quiet of Warnambool, lit..." Read more of this review »
Erasmus James and the Grat Siege by D.C. Green
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I loved this book! The characters are great. The story is a page-turner. If you're looking for a good book, I recommend this one.
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message 2: by Robyn

Robyn Parnell Hi Karen,
I agree! I'm thrilled to connect with you here. Life is as interesting and as challenging as usual, so, yes, life is going well. I hope everything is going well for you. Take care and all the best.
Love and Light!
Robyn


message 1: by Karen

Karen Tyrrell Hey Rob,
fabulous to connect with you here. Hope everything is going well for you. Take care.
Cheers,
aren :)


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