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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 grew up in the 1980’s riding her bike into trouble, drawing monsters, reading comics and playing games on her best friend’s Atari. Her first job was in video-games working on games for PC, Playstation and XBox. She spent sixteen years as a university lecturer teaching students how to make videogames and ran the Animex festival of Animation and Computer Games where she got to meet all of her favourite game and animation creators.

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 story of Alfie Bloom, the boy who inherited a castle. She has now written
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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.
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