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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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LANE SMITH was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma on August 25th, 1959. His family moved to Corona,California when he was three, but spent the better part of every summer back in Oklahoma. "Myfamily would take the old Route 66 highway. I think that's where my bizarre sense of designcomes from. Once you've seen a 100-foot cement buffalo on top of a donut-stand in the middle ofnowhere, you're never the same."

Lane has one brother, whose name is Shane. "Shane and Lane. My Mom thought this was funny.Really. A real hoot. However, HER brothers were named Dub, Cubby, Leo and Billy- Joe! MyDad's brothers...

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Princess Hyacinth (The Surprising Tale of a Girl Who Floated)
Written by Florence Parry Heide
Illustrated by Lane Smith
Hardcover

Bestselling Caldecott Honor artist Lane Smith and legendary author Florence Parry Heide have teamed up to create an unforgettable princess sure to charm and delight young readers.

Princess Hyacinth has a problem: she floats. And so the king and queen have pebbles sewn into the tops of her socks, and force her... Read More
 

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