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Gabrielle Kent

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County Durham, The United Kingdom
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Enid Blyton, Roald Dahl, E. Nesbit

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Gabrielle is from the North East of England. Her first job was in the video-games industry where she worked on games for PC, Playstation and XBox. She currently teaches computer games development at Teesside University where she runs the Animex festival of Animation and Computer Games and gets to meet all of her favourite game and animation creators.

Growing up, she spent several wonderful summers running wild on her granny's farm in Galway, pretending to be one of the Famous Five with her brothers and cousins. She has always loved exploring castles and in 2006 she visited Castle Coch in Wales. As she looked at a carving of The Fates over one of the fireplaces, an idea for a story crept into her head. When she got home she started typing the
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"Nothing exciting ever happens on the tiny, quiet little island of Penfurzy. Demelza spends her days daydreaming in the nearly derelict miniature golf course and her nights sleeping in her own caravan. The surprise appearance of new-best-friend Nes..." Read more of this review »
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"A nostalgic adventure filled with friendship, laughs and foam swords what more could you ask for? A Feathered side-kick of course! With a cracking opening Knights and bikes is hilariously dramatic.

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" ‘Fast-paced, fun and full of adventure with friendship at its heart, Knights and Bikes is the kind of wheelie-good book that you’ll want to read all day and all (k)night!’

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Gabrielle Judith wrote: "Thank you for accepting my friendship request Gabrielle:). Also thanks so much for signing your book for me yesterday when you saw Becca at the library. I hope you love the yoshi bag when you get i..."

Hi Judith, totally missed this comment. It was lovely to meet you both, and I did get the Yoshi bag for Christmas. It is now a prized possession and gets many compliments!
Gabrielle x


Judith Thank you for accepting my friendship request Gabrielle:). Also thanks so much for signing your book for me yesterday when you saw Becca at the library. I hope you love the yoshi bag when you get it.
Best wishes
Judith x


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