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Ann Cameron says she writes books to “capture the positive energy of life,” a statement fully supported by The Most Beautiful Place in the World. She is the bestselling author of many popular books for children, including The Stories Julian Tells, More Stories Julian Tells, The Stories Huey Tells, and More Stories Huey Tells.


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I was born and grew up in Rice Lake, Wisconsin, a small town of about 7,000 people. My favorite person was my grandfather, Oscar Lofgren, who taught me Swedish and told me stories. He was a blacksmith, and on our land he had a shop where... Read More

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Colibri
Written by Ann Cameron
Paperback

When Tzunún was little, her mother nicknamed her Colibrí, Spanish for “hummingbird.” At age four, Colibrí is kidnapped from her parents in Guatemala City and ever since she’s traveled with Uncle, the ex-soldier and wandering beggar, who renamed her Rosa. Uncle told Rosa that he looked for her parents, but never... Read More
 





Gloria Rising
Written by Ann Cameron
Trade Paperback

Gloria is thrilled when she goes to the store to buy an onion and meets Dr. Grace Street, an astronaut. It's there that Dr. Street tells Gloria to have confidence in herself and that the big things aren't always as big as they seem. But Gloria doesn't really understand Dr. Street's... Read More
 





Julian's Glorious Summer
Written by Ann Cameron
Trade Paperback

Bicycles–shiny, whizzing, wobbly bicycles–scare Julian more than lions or tigers. But how can he tell that to his best friend, Gloria? She can already ride with no hands. So instead of telling the truth, Julian makes up a little fib. And he almost gets away with it–until his fib backfires and... Read More
 





Julian's Glorious Summer
Written by Ann Cameron
eBook

Bicycles–shiny, whizzing, wobbly bicycles–scare Julian more than lions or tigers. But how can he tell that to his best friend, Gloria? She can already ride with no hands. So instead of telling the truth, Julian makes up a little fib. And he almost gets away with it–until his fib backfires and... Read More
 





Julian, Dream Doctor
Written by Ann Cameron
Trade Paperback

It's Dad's birthday, and Julian wants to get a special present. Something Dad has always dreamed about. But Dad's dream is pretty
unusual, not to mention scary. Now that Julian has figured out what his dad wants, will he, Huey, and Gloria be brave enough to get it? Read More
 





Julian, Dream Doctor
Written by Ann Cameron
eBook

"If Julian has not already won readers' hearts with his [earlier] exploits, he will here when he tries to find out his father's secret dream for a birthday present. Surprised at hearing his father mumble 'two snakes,' Julian duly catches and presents them, only to discover that snakes are his father's... Read More
 





Julian, Secret Agent
Written by Ann Cameron
Trade Paperback

Secret agents Julian, Huey, and Gloria are already heroes. They have rescued a dog and saved a toddler from drowning. But what they really want is to nab a real-live bank robber. Just when it looks like they might catch the crook, the police chief steps in. The supersleuths find that... Read More
 





Julian, Secret Agent
Written by Ann Cameron
eBook

Secret agents Julian, Huey, and Gloria are already heroes. They have rescued a dog and saved a toddler from drowning. But what they really want is to nab a real-live bank robber. Just when it looks like they might catch the crook, the police chief steps in. The supersleuths find that... Read More
 





The Kidnapped Prince
Written by Ann Cameron
Trade Paperback

Kidnapped at the age of 11 from his home in Benin, Africa, Olaudah Equiano spent the next 11 years as a slave in England, the U.S., and the West Indies, until he was able to buy his freedom. His autobiography, published in 1789, was a bestseller in its own time. Cameron... Read More
 





The Kidnapped Prince
Written by Ann Cameron
eBook

Kidnapped at the age of 11 from his home in Benin, Africa, Olaudah Equiano spent the next 11 years as a slave in England, the U.S., and the West Indies, until he was able to buy his freedom. His autobiography, published in 1789, was a bestseller in its own time. Cameron... Read More
 





More Stories Huey Tells
Written by Ann Cameron
Illustrated by Lis Toft
Trade Paperback

Huey is good at solving problems. Sometimes his older brother Julian tries to push him around, but Huey knows how to handle him. When Huey gets scared about their father's smoking, the boys work together to help him quit. But some problems are bigger than Huey or Julian. After a hunt... Read More
 





More Stories Julian Tells
Written by Ann Cameron
Illustrated by Ann Strugnell
eBook

"Reflecting incidents true to children (making a bet with a friend, sending a message in a bottle, attempting to be brave), these stories are the sort that will make children ask for more."--School Library Journal,starred review  


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More Stories Julian Tells
Written by Ann Cameron
Illustrated by Ann Strugnell
Trade Paperback

"Reflecting incidents true to children (making a bet with a friend, sending a message in a bottle, attempting to be brave), these stories are the sort that will make children ask for more."--School Library Journal,starred review Read More
 





The Most Beautiful Place in the World
Written by Ann Cameron
eBook

"Seven-year-old Juan lives in Guatemala, a place of stunning beauty and grim economic reality. Abandoned by his mother, Juan lives with his grandmother and shines shoes. He passionately wants to attend school, but fears Grandmother will say no. Finally gathering his courage, he is surprised when she not only agrees to... Read More
 





The Most Beautiful Place in the World
Written by Ann Cameron
Trade Paperback

"Seven-year-old Juan lives in Guatemala, a place of stunning beauty and grim economic reality. Abandoned by his mother, Juan lives with his grandmother and shines shoes. He passionately wants to attend school, but fears Grandmother will say no. Finally gathering his courage, he is surprised when she not only agrees to... Read More
 





The Stories Huey Tells
Written by Ann Cameron
Illustrated by Roberta Smith
Trade Paperback

It isn't easy being Julian's younger brother. When Huey has bad dreams, Julian says his are scarier. When Huey wants to study animal tracks, Julian says he's too young. But Huey isn't a baby. He's an adventurer, a chef, a tracker, and a scout. And he's about to show Julian—and the... Read More
 





The Stories Huey Tells
Written by Ann Cameron
Illustrated by Roberta Smith
eBook

It isn't easy being Julian's younger brother.  When Huey has bad dreams, Julian says it's no big deal.  When Huey orders trout in a restaurant and it comes to the table whole with an eye looking straight up at him, Julian reminds Huey he'd better eat it all.  And when Huey wants to study... Read More
 





The Stories Julian Tells
Written by Ann Cameron
Illustrated by Ann Strugnell
eBook

Julian is a quick fibber and a wishful thinker. And he is great at telling stories. He can make people—especially his younger brother, Huey—believe just about anything. Like the story about the cats that come in the mail. Or the fig leaves that make you grow tall if you eat them...

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The Stories Julian Tells
Written by Ann Cameron
Illustrated by Ann Strugnell
Trade Paperback

Julian is a quick fibber and a wishful thinker. And he is great at telling stories. He can make people—especially his younger brother, Huey—believe just about anything. Like the story about the cats that come in the mail. Or the fig leaves that make you grow tall if you eat them...

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