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Penny Dillon

Born: in Chicago, Illinois
Connection to Illinois: Dillon was born in Chicago and lived in Illinois until 1999.

Biography: Though Penny Dillon was born and raised in the greenhouse business, she always had a passion for the written word. But it wasn't until June of 2014 that she was motivated to write Magic Bird, Silly Fish, in memory of her late husband Doug Dillon. Proceeds of this book will go towards medical research.


Primary Literary Genre(s): Fiction

Primary Audience(s): Children


Selected Titles

Magic Bird, Silly Fish
ISBN: 0692481648 OCLC: 929682305

Penny Dillon 2015

Magic Bird, Silly Fish is set in a land far away. The Magic Bird changes colors as the antics of three silly fish unfold in their sparkling lake of blue. Though written to delight a child, Magic Bird, Silly Fish contains a deeper message that will not be lost on adults.