D J Kirkby
Dee lives in the South of England in a home otherwise filled with males - husband, boys and pets - she writes to escape the testosterone.
Dee lives in the South of England in a home otherwise filled with males – husband, boys and pets – she writes to escape the testosterone.
She is the Patron of Reading at Beacon View Primary Academy and was the 2012 Writer in Residence for Portsmouth Libraries. Dee writes using the name D.J. Kirkby and Dee Kirkby. Dee is the author of Without Alice, My Dream of You, Realand and Raffie Island (book 1 & 2 of The Portal Series for children), and Special Deliveries: Life Changing Moments. Queendom (book three in the Portal Series) is due for publication December 2013 and My Mini Midwife is due for publication Feb 2014.
Dee is a registered midwifery lecturer, teaching midwifery two days per week, and a registered public health practitioner, working two days per week for her local Public Health Department. At the age of 40, she was diagnosed with a form of autism called Asperger syndrome, in addition to dyslexia and dyspraxia (which definitely explains a lot of things including why she can’t read a tube map).
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VideosWithout Alice Preview
Have you ever had a secret? One so important that it feels as if it will tear you in two? Stephen’s got one. He's also got a great job, beautiful wife and an adorable son. Outwardly his life seems perfect but it means nothing without Alice. Read Without Alice and meet a man who you will love to hate until you learn to love him.
Free online launch party bag
By D J Kirkby
Published: November 17, 2013.
Hello, and welcome to my launch party for Queendom, which is the third book in my Portal Series.
The Portal Series is about a 10 year old boy named Max, his older sister and the adventures they experience when they go through the portal.
In this party bag you will find lots of Portal Series goodies including ones that you can read, or listen to, or colour in and use.
(5.00 from 1 review)
By D J Kirkby
Published: October 27, 2013.
Join Max and Laura on their third adventure in the Portal Series as they discover how to subdue a joop, help the Commander of the Peace find out who put Laura’s life at risk and if the fart of a frost flower fairy is as awful as people say.
Special Deliveries: Life Changing Moments
By D J Kirkby
Published: February 21, 2013.
Singing vicars, baby whisperers, divas, deviants and more! Find out what really happens behind the closed doors of labour rooms, on inpatient wards, during outpatients clinics and inside homes. Special Deliveries is crammed full of stories about life changing moments that will appeal to anyone with an interest in pregnancy and childbirth.
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