Penpals for Handwriting, the UK's favourite handwriting scheme, is for 3-11 year olds, helping children to use a fast and fluent handwriting style. Penpals for handwriting is the UK's favourite handwriting scheme. The fonts used are based on the groundbreaking research of handwriting specialist and designer Rosemary Sassoon. Although researched as a reading font, the letters represent the movement, proportion and basic shapes of separate and joined letters. Now the letterforms for teaching young children reading and handwriting can be the same.