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Meet Jeff Stone, author of Phoenix

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Barbara Bottner grew up wanting to paint, dance, and tell stories. She went to college, studied in Paris as a painter and then, got lucky. She was asked to do sets for an Off Broadway Company called Café LA Mama, with the famous Ellen Stewart, who fostered the talents of people such as Tom O'Horgan, (Hair) Stacy Keach, Sam Shepherd, and Leonard Melfi who were creating experimental new works. The sets created by Bottner, alas, were too large; they overshadowed the actors. She was fired as a set designer and hired as an actress.

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An Annoying ABC
Written by Barbara Bottner
Illustrated by Michael Emberley
Hardcover

Imagine a preschool classroom with 25 cranky kids and one beleaguered teacher.

It only takes one small annoying act from Adelaide to set off a chain reaction of bad behavior. Dexter is drooling, Flora is fuming, Jasper is jeering, Kirby is kicking . . . and before you know it, Stella... Read More
 





Feet, Go to Sleep
Written by Barbara Bottner
Illustrated by Maggie Smith
eBook

From the New York Times bestselling author of Miss Brooks Loves Books! (and I don’t) comes a gentle bedtime book that includes a proven relaxation technique parents can use to help their little ones go to sleep after an exciting day.
 
The sun has set and dinner is done... Read More
 





Feet, Go to Sleep
Written by Barbara Bottner
Illustrated by Maggie Smith
Hardcover

From the New York Times bestselling author of Miss Brooks Loves Books! (and I don’t) comes a gentle bedtime book that includes a proven relaxation technique parents can use to help their little ones go to sleep after an exciting day.
 
The sun has set and dinner is done... Read More
 





Feet, Go to Sleep
Written by Barbara Bottner
Illustrated by Maggie Smith
Hardcover Library Binding

From the New York Times bestselling author of Miss Brooks Loves Books! (and I don’t) comes a gentle bedtime book that includes a proven relaxation technique parents can use to help their little ones go to sleep after an exciting day.
 
The sun has set and dinner is done... Read More
 





Miss Brooks Loves Books (And I Don't)
Written by Barbara Bottner
Illustrated by Michael Emberley
Hardcover

With the help of Miss Brooks, Missy’s classmates all find books they love in the library—books about fairies and dogs and trains and cowboys. But Missy dismisses them all—“Too flowery, too furry, too clickety, too yippity.”

Still, Miss Brooks remains undaunted. Book Week is here and Missy will find a book to... Read More
 





Miss Brooks Loves Books (And I Don't)
Written by Barbara Bottner
Illustrated by Michael Emberley
eBook

With the help of Miss Brooks, Missy’s classmates all find books they love in the library—books about fairies and dogs and trains and cowboys. But Missy dismisses them all—“Too flowery, too furry, too clickety, too yippity.”

Still, Miss Brooks remains undaunted. Book Week is here and Missy will find a book to... Read More
 





Miss Brooks' Story Nook (where tales are told and ogres are welcome)
Written by Barbara Bottner
Illustrated by Michael Emberley
Hardcover

A hilarious companion to the New York Times bestselling Miss Brooks Loves Books! (and I don’t) about the power of stories and storytelling.
 
Missy loves her librarian, Miss Brooks. And she loves to go to Miss Brooks’ before-school story time. But to get to Story Nook, she has to pass... Read More
 





Miss Brooks' Story Nook (where tales are told and ogres are welcome)
Written by Barbara Bottner
Illustrated by Michael Emberley
eBook

A hilarious companion to the New York Times bestselling Miss Brooks Loves Books! (and I don’t) about the power of stories and storytelling.
 
Missy loves her librarian, Miss Brooks. And she loves to go to Miss Brooks’ before-school story time. But to get to Story Nook, she has to pass... Read More
 





Miss Brooks' Story Nook (where tales are told and ogres are welcome)
Written by Barbara Bottner
Illustrated by Michael Emberley
Hardcover Library Binding

A hilarious companion to the New York Times bestselling Miss Brooks Loves Books! (and I don’t) about the power of stories and storytelling.
 
Missy loves her librarian, Miss Brooks. And she loves to go to Miss Brooks’ before-school story time. But to get to Story Nook, she has to pass... Read More
 





Miss Brooks' Story Nook (where tales are told and ogres are welcome): Read & Listen Edition
Written by Barbara Bottner
Illustrated by Michael Emberley
eBook

A hilarious companion to the New York Times bestselling Miss Brooks Loves Books! (and I don’t) about the power of stories and storytelling.
 
Missy loves her librarian, Miss Brooks. And she loves to go to Miss Brooks’ before-school story time. But to get to Story Nook, she has to pass... Read More
 

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