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Meet Jeff Stone, author of Phoenix

Jeff Stone lives in the Midwest with his wife and two children and practices the martial arts daily.

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Tales of a Fourth Grade Fantasy Writer
It all began in the fourth grade when my best friend, Justine and I--inspired by The Chronicles of Narnia, Curdie and the Princess, The Wonderful Journey to the Mushroom Planet, the books of E. Nesbit (and countless other works of fantasy recommended to us by our imperious rouge-cheeked librarian, Mrs. Thackeray)--embarked upon a fantasy epic of our own. We wrote our epic in multi-colored inks (Justine had gotten this nifty set of colored plastic quills for her birthday) in a series of classic black and white composition notebooks, whose white spaces we colored in so... Read More


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Dog Diaries #3: Barry
Written by Kate Klimo
Illustrated by Tim Jessell
Trade Paperback

Barry der Menschenretter—a.k.a. Barry—the most famous St. Bernard dog in history, tells the story of his life for the first time. Eight-thousand feet above sea level, in the treacherous pass in the Alps between Italy and Switzerland, the monks of the hospice of St. Bernard have, since the 11th century, kept... Read More
 





Dog Diaries #3: Barry
Written by Kate Klimo
Illustrated by Tim Jessell
eBook

Barry der Menschenretter—a.k.a. Barry—the most famous St. Bernard dog in history, tells the story of his life for the first time. Eight-thousand feet above sea level, in the treacherous pass in the Alps between Italy and Switzerland, the monks of the hospice of St. Bernard have, since the 11th century, kept... Read More
 





Dog Diaries #3: Barry
Written by Kate Klimo
Illustrated by Tim Jessell
Hardcover Library Binding

Barry der Menschenretter—a.k.a. Barry—the most famous St. Bernard dog in history, tells the story of his life for the first time. Eight-thousand feet above sea level, in the treacherous pass in the Alps between Italy and Switzerland, the monks of the hospice of St. Bernard have, since the 11th century, kept... Read More
 





Dog Diaries #2: Buddy
Written by Kate Klimo
Illustrated by Tim Jessell
Trade Paperback

For anyone who has ever wanted a puppy, the DOG DIARIES series tells a dog's story in a new way--from a dog's point of view! Focusing on a different breed for each book, starting with a Golden Retriever and a German Shepherd, these stories are based on true dog stories or... Read More
 





Dog Diaries #2: Buddy
Written by Kate Klimo
Illustrated by Tim Jessell
eBook

A German shepherd—the first dog trained at Dorothy Eustis's famous Seeing Eye guide-dog school for the blind—looks back at her life. Chosen for her intelligence, obedience, and willingness to learn, Kiss knows there is more to life than chasing balls and chewing bones. She is a Noble Creature and Great Things... Read More
 





Dog Diaries #2: Buddy
Written by Kate Klimo
Illustrated by Tim Jessell
Hardcover Library Binding

A German shepherd—the first dog trained at Dorothy Eustis's famous Seeing Eye guide-dog school for the blind—looks back at her life. Chosen for her intelligence, obedience, and willingness to learn, Kiss knows there is more to life than chasing balls and chewing bones. She is a Noble Creature and Great Things... Read More
 





Dog Diaries #5: Dash
Written by Kate Klimo
Illustrated by Tim Jessell
Trade Paperback

A dog's-eye view of the Mayflower voyage and the first Thanksgiving at Plymouth Colony!

English springer spaniel Dash and his furry friend Mercy--a mastiff--travel with their master, John Goodman, in search of the New World. Taken from the pages of history, this Dog Diary follows the story of the colonists whom we... Read More
 





Dog Diaries #5: Dash
Written by Kate Klimo
Illustrated by Tim Jessell
eBook

A dog's-eye view of the Mayflower voyage and the first Thanksgiving at Plymouth Colony!

English springer spaniel Dash and his furry friend Mercy--a mastiff--travel with their master, John Goodman, in search of the New World. Taken from the pages of history, this Dog Diary follows the story of the colonists whom we... Read More
 





Dog Diaries #5: Dash
Written by Kate Klimo
Illustrated by Tim Jessell
Hardcover Library Binding

A dog’s-eye view of the Mayflower voyage and the first Thanksgiving at Plymouth Colony!
 
English springer spaniel Dash and his furry friend Mercy—a mastiff—travel with their master, John Goodman, in search of the New World. Taken from the pages of history, this Dog Diary follows the story of the... Read More
 





Centauriad #1: Daughter of the Centaurs
Written by Kate Klimo
Trade Paperback

A new character joins the ranks of pwerful, kick-ass heroines such as those written by Tamora Pierce, Kristin Cashore, Esther Freisner, and Robin McKinley—Malora Ironbound. A great read also for anyone who loves horses and the Greek myths.

Malora knows what she was born to be: a horse wrangler and a hunter... Read More
 





Centauriad #1: Daughter of the Centaurs
Written by Kate Klimo
eBook

A new character joins the ranks of pwerful, kick-ass heroines such as those written by Tamora Pierce, Kristin Cashore, Esther Freisner, and Robin McKinley—Malora Ironbound. A great read also for anyone who loves horses and the Greek myths.

Malora knows what she was born to be: a horse wrangler and a hunter... Read More
 





Dragon Keepers #6: The Dragon at the North Pole
Written by Kate Klimo
Illustrated by John Shroades
Trade Paperback

Perfect for readers who’ve finished Mary Pope Osborne’s Magic Tree House series but who aren’t quite ready for Harry Potter, this accessible fantasy series is imaginative and adventure-filled!
 
“Funny and wonderfully written. A tall-tale adventure that will grab readers!” —Mary Pope Osborne, author of the Magic Tree House series
 
... Read More
 





Dragon Keepers #6: The Dragon at the North Pole
Written by Kate Klimo
Illustrated by John Shroades
Hardcover

Perfect for readers who’ve finished Mary Pope Osborne’s Magic Tree House series but who aren’t quite ready for Harry Potter, this accessible fantasy series is imaginative and adventure-filled!
 
“Funny and wonderfully written. A tall-tale adventure that will grab readers!” —Mary Pope Osborne, author of the Magic Tree House series
 
... Read More
 





Dragon Keepers #6: The Dragon at the North Pole
Written by Kate Klimo
Illustrated by John Shroades
eBook

Perfect for readers who’ve finished Mary Pope Osborne’s Magic Tree House series but who aren’t quite ready for Harry Potter, this accessible fantasy series is imaginative and adventure-filled!
 
“Funny and wonderfully written. A tall-tale adventure that will grab readers!” —Mary Pope Osborne, author of the Magic Tree House series
 
... Read More
 





Dragon Keepers #6: The Dragon at the North Pole
Written by Kate Klimo
Illustrated by John Shroades
Hardcover Library Binding

Perfect for readers who’ve finished Mary Pope Osborne’s Magic Tree House series but who aren’t quite ready for Harry Potter, this accessible fantasy series is imaginative and adventure-filled!
 
“Funny and wonderfully written. A tall-tale adventure that will grab readers!” —Mary Pope Osborne, author of the Magic Tree House series
 
... Read More
 





Dragon Keepers #1: The Dragon in the Sock Drawer
Written by Kate Klimo
Illustrated by John Shroades
eBook

For Magic Tree House readers who are ready for something longer, the Dragon Keepers series has the perfect length and reading level, along with the fast-paced writing, adventure, and sense of teamwork that kids love to read.

TEN-YEAR-OLD COUSINS Jesse and Daisy have always wanted something magical to happen to them. So... Read More
 





Dragon Keepers #1: The Dragon in the Sock Drawer
Written by Kate Klimo
Illustrated by John Shroades
Hardcover Library Binding

For Magic Tree House readers who are ready for something longer, the Dragon Keepers series has the perfect length and reading level, along with the fast-paced writing, adventure, and sense of teamwork that kids love to read.

TEN-YEAR-OLD COUSINS Jesse and Daisy have always wanted something magical to happen to them. So... Read More
 





Dragon Keepers #1: The Dragon in the Sock Drawer
Written by Kate Klimo
Illustrated by John Shroades
Trade Paperback

For Magic Tree House readers who are ready for something longer, the Dragon Keepers series has the perfect length and reading level, along with the fast-paced writing, adventure, and sense of teamwork that kids love to read.

Ten-year-old cousins Jesse and Daisy have always wanted something magical to happen to... Read More
 





Dragon Keepers #2: The Dragon in the Driveway
Written by Kate Klimo
Illustrated by John Shroades
eBook

The Dragon Keepers have a new mission!

It's been raining for days, and dragon keepers Jesse and Daisy have been stuck inside with their dragon, Emmy. As soon as the rain stops, they are out of the house in a flash. First on their list of things to do? To find out... Read More
 





Dragon Keepers #2: The Dragon in the Driveway
Written by Kate Klimo
Illustrated by John Shroades
Hardcover Library Binding

The Dragon Keepers have a new mission!

It's been raining for days, and dragon keepers Jesse and Daisy have been stuck inside with their dragon, Emmy. As soon as the rain stops, they are out of the house in a flash. First on their list of things to do? To find out... Read More
 





Dragon Keepers #2: The Dragon in the Driveway
Written by Kate Klimo
Illustrated by John Shroades
Trade Paperback

The Dragon Keepers have a new mission!

It's been raining for days, and dragon keepers Jesse and Daisy have been stuck inside with their dragon, Emmy. As soon as the rain stops, they are out of the house in a flash. First on their list of things to do? To find out... Read More
 





Dragon Keepers #3: The Dragon in the Library
Written by Kate Klimo
Illustrated by John Shroades
eBook

Dragon keepers Jesse and Daisy need help!

Emmy, their rapidly growing dragon, has become a real grouch, saying she's missing "something," and the cousins don't have a clue what that something is. Jesse and Daisy go online to ask Professor Andersson, their favorite dragon expert, for help and end up seeing... Read More
 





Dragon Keepers #3: The Dragon in the Library
Written by Kate Klimo
Illustrated by John Shroades
Trade Paperback

Dragon keepers Jesse and Daisy need help!

Emmy, their rapidly growing dragon, has become a real grouch, saying she's missing "something," and the cousins don't have a clue what that something is. Jesse and Daisy go online to ask Professor Andersson, their favorite dragon expert, for help and end up seeing... Read More
 





Dragon Keepers #5: The Dragon in the Sea
Written by Kate Klimo
Illustrated by John Shroades
Trade Paperback

This excellent series is solidly middle grade, accessible, and adventure-filled. In The Dragon in the Sea, Dragon Keepers Jesse and Daisy, help their dragon, Emmy, as she tries to protect an egg which holds her baby brother. Their adventures take them into the Watery Realms, a world filled with mer-people, selkies... Read More
 





Dragon Keepers #5: The Dragon in the Sea
Written by Kate Klimo
Illustrated by John Shroades
Hardcover

This excellent series is solidly middle grade, accessible, and adventure-filled. In The Dragon in the Sea, Dragon Keepers Jesse and Daisy, help their dragon, Emmy, as she tries to protect an egg which holds her baby brother. Their adventures take them into the Watery Realms, a world filled with mer-people, selkies... Read More
 

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