Penel j Smith  author, illustrator, jewellery maker and more!.

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Penel j Smith is the author of the children's book "Hugo and Fluffy Tales".  She also illustrated the book.  "Hugo and Fluffy Tales" are true short stories about Penel's two black cats. The stories are told as the cats see things.  One book was mailed to H.H. The Dalai Lama.  It was presented to him.  According to his staff, The Dalai Lama decided to keep the book, and now a copy of "Hugo and Fluffy Tales" is in his personal library in Dharamsala, India!

Penel  j  also designs and makes silver and copper wire jewellery.  She does oil paintings on canvas, and paints with acrylic fabric paints onto clothing.

Penel j also likes to write poetry!.​ 

She has a book of short stories and poetry, called "Servant and Several Sillinesses". Now free!

Penel j's latest book is a novella, "Ghosting". Available now at Kobo, and soon at

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Photo of me reading "Hugo and Fluffy Tales" at The Tibetan Canadian Cultural Centre