About

Tell Tales | Illustrations by Joanne Tordoff

Julie Pryke

Mum of 3, with 4 grandchildren, from a new born right up to 10 years of age. She has been a play-group and play scheme leader, worked with youth and community groups; was a College lecturer.

She is a “born story-teller” and a member of Bradford Writers Circle. She’s still learning but when she grows up she wants to tell more children’s stories!
Tell Tales | Julie Pryke

Joanne Ellis Tordoff

A close friend, Joanne is also a mum of 3, a youth worker, primary school teacher and artist. She understands children well as her fabulous illustrations show.
Tell Tales | Illustration by Joanne Tordoff
They both love reading and encouraging young readers to ‘get started’ and hope this new venture will inspire adults to enjoy the experience with the children in their lives!