A pen name is a name an author uses instead of their real name when publishing their written work - for example, Mark Twain was the pen name used by Samuel Langhorne Clemens. This interesting worksheet asks the children to find out the real names of some authors who use pen names, think about why they chose a pen name and asks them to think of their own pen name too!
Pen Names Worksheet
We've borrowed the opening line from Mark Twain's famous novel, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer. Use the printable to spark your child's imagination and see what sort of story they come up with.
There are 12 words all about Mark Twain and his novels hidden in our word search grid, so it's quite a challenge! We've included the answers to help if you're stuck...