Anne Colledge, Writer
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Deaf issues, hearing aids, integration, self esteem, conservation and charities are explored in Northern Lights.
Approved by Schoolzone's team of independent education reviewers
Falling into Fear Supported by Burwood Park Foundation for the Deaf

NEWS

I very much enjoyed the Children's Writer's & Illustrators conference at Oxford this summer.

Falling into Fear has been choosen as Children's Book of the Month at Ottakers, Sunderland.

Falling into Fear, my new children's book, is now published.

Catherine is a deaf girl whose mum is seriously ill so, she finds herself staying with grandparents for the summer. At first she is alarmed to find that she keeps slipping back into the past: she learns what it is like to be bombed in a war, to live as a Roman slave and to encounter wolves. But Catherine's experiences teach her to come to terms with the difficulties of modern, everyday life.

REVIEWS

"Children will love this book." Citylife, Newcastle.

"A highly-praised book." Durham Town & Country.

"Frightening, yet instructive adventures." One in Seven magazine. RNID.

WHAT THE PAPERS SAY

"Wearside author, Anne Colledge, who taught deaf children for thirty years, in her second book, 'Falling into Fear', once more writes for children with hearing problems." Sunderland Echo Trevor Hoyland.

Falling into Fear is available from:

Anne at annecolledge@tiscali.co.uk
add 50p postage and packing UK.

Special Offers from Anne

1 Falling into Fear 4.99 & 50p post & packing in UK.
2 Falling into Fear 9 post & packing75p in UK.
3 Falling into Fear 12.50 post & packing 95p in UK.

The publishers, Back to Front, ISBN 1-904529-12-7 4.99, www.back-to-front.com

Thanks to Ottakers, Sunderland in being so helpful in selling my book.

Amazon.co.uk

Amazon.com

or any other book shop.

It is also printed in U.S.A and so is availavble there, $9.50.

Northern Lights, my book of short stories for children, is a fun read.

BUY NOW
Hardback 8, $13 US
Gloucester 7.50 $12 US
Salisbury 4.99, $9.50 US
POST FREE in UK.
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For our friends with sight problems Calibre have recorded Northern Lights.

In one story Matthew saves Freddie the dolphin from death from a 500-pound bomb. Don't miss reading about it.

REVIEWS

A BOOK BEYOND ENGLISH BOUNDARIES. WE HOPE FOR A SEQUEL." Hannah Merker, Silent News, USA.

'A BEAUTIFUL BOOK. THANK YOU.' Leslie Kirchoff Fauquett, President, Ameri-Corp Speech & Hearing

'RAISING AWARENESS OF DEAFNESS. A USEFUL ADDITION TO MAINSTREAM KEY STAGE 2 CLASS LIBRARY.' Jane Bishop, Diane Russell, BATOD Magazine.
THREE HAPPY FACES.

"EXCITING READS DESCRIBING THE FEELINGS AND EXPERIENCES OF A HEARING-IMPAIRED CHILD." Anne Faundez Junior Education, Scholastic.

"EXCELLENT. A POSITIVE PORTRAYAL OF A DEAF CHILD." Deaf Education Through Listening and Talking.

"ABSORBING AND WELL WRITTEN ..OF INTEREST TO FAMILIES AND PROFESSIONALS." NDCS Talk magazine.

"VERY EXCITING. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED BY MY CHILDREN (AGED 5 & 9)" Linda Isaac RAD Web Editor.
Read "The Best Birthday Present" story on RAD Web Site. Also my biography.

"A USEFUL ADDITION TO CHILDREN'S FICTION, EXPLORING ISSUES ARISING FROM LIVING WITH HEARING IMPAIRMENT." Aileen McKay Senior Language Therapist, Bulletin, RCSLT, UK.

"COLLEDGE DELIVERS THE MESSAGE: DEAFNESS NEED NOT BE A HANDICAP." Hearing Health Magazine USA.

ERIC, Disabilities and Gifted, US goverment and libraries, has Northern Lights on their database.

NEWS

I have written one of the Case Studies in The Essential Guide 2003 RNID.

I have a piece called Frustration in an anthology, "Laughing, not Laughing," published by Honno.

I have a new piece in "If Life is a Game...These are the Stories" edited by Cherie Carter-Scott called, "My First Apple Tree." It is about how my father tied an apple on to my apple tree when my mother threatened to cut it down because it had no apples on it!

You are welcome to email me at annecolledge@tiscali.co.uk