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Penny Tangey

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Penny Tangey stepped into the stand-up comedy scene after winning the Victorian final of Triple J’s Raw Comedy Competition in 2001. Since then she has performed regularly in Melbourne, been involved in many festival shows, including the prestigious Comedy Zone and has also appeared on Stand-up! on ABC TV. Penny was a 2006 recipient of a Brian Macarthy Memorial Award (Moosehead) for her show Kathy Smith Goes to Maths Camp.
Loving Richard Feynman
Loving Richard Fey...
Penny Tangey

Richard Feynman was a Nobel prize–winning physicist. Catherine is a science-loving 15-year-old. Richard helped build the atom bomb. Catherine’s just trying to survive school.

Clara in Washington
Clara in Washingto...
Penny Tangey

For Clara, joining her mother on a three-month stint in Washington is her end-of-school adventure and a chance to be someone else. Although, starting an adventure is hard to do when you won’t leave th ...

Stay Well Soon
Stay Well Soon
Penny Tangey

A beautiful novel about the fine line between life and death.

CBCA 2014 Book of the Year, Younger Reader Notable Book

2014 Australian Family Therapists’ Award for Children’ Literature - Recommended for Older Readers

Shortlisted 2014 NSW Premier’s Literary Awards - Patricia Wrightson Prize for Children’s Literature

Shortlisted 2014 Western Australia Premier's Book Award

Shortlisted 2014 Readings Children's Book Prize