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Shutta Crum is a storyteller, lecturer, librarian, and the author of several books for children, including Thomas and the Dragon Queen. Find out more at blog.shutta.com or @shutta.
 
Lee Wildish is the illustrator of the bestselling How To . . . picture-book series by Jean Reagan, as well as the illustrator of Shutta Crum’s Thomas and the Dragon Queen. Find out more at wildishillustration.com or @leewildish.


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The Bravest of the Brave
Written by Shutta Crum
Illustrated by Tim Bowers
eBook

Late one day I hurried home,
Stepping through the wood alone.
It was deep and dim; I could barely see.
But I thought brave thoughts to comfort me.

A Young Skunk heads home through the woods—alone. Or maybe not…
Could there be robbers, or pirates, or ghosts, or trappers in the woods? And is our hero... Read More
 





Mine!
Written by Shutta Crum
Illustrated by Patrice Barton
Hardcover

Have you ever had a toy you really really liked?  Have you ever had a lot of toys you really really liked?

Have you ever said "MINE!"?

If so, this book is for you!

Enjoy this adorable, playful, picture-based book about two very young children and an adorable dog navigating the troubles and triumphs... Read More
 





Mine!
Written by Shutta Crum
Illustrated by Patrice Barton
eBook

Have you ever had a toy you really really liked?  Have you ever had a lot of toys you really really liked?

Have you ever said "MINE!"?

If so, this book is for you!

Enjoy this adorable, playful, picture-based book about two very young children and an adorable dog navigating the troubles and triumphs... Read More
 





Thomas and the Dragon Queen
Written by Shutta Crum
Illustrated by Lee Wildish
eBook

A kingdom is at war.
A princess has been kidnapped by a dragon queen.
A brave squire volunteers to set out on a quest to rescue her.
But there's just one small problem. He's Thomas, the shortest of all the squires. With little more than a donkey, a vest, and a sword, Thomas will... Read More
 





Thomas and the Dragon Queen
Written by Shutta Crum
Illustrated by Lee Wildish
Trade Paperback

A kingdom is at war.
A princess has been kidnapped by a dragon queen.
A brave squire volunteers to set out on a quest to rescue her.
But there's just one small problem. He's Thomas, the shortest of all the squires. With little more than a donkey, a vest, and a sword, Thomas will... Read More
 





Uh-Oh!
Written by Shutta Crum
Illustrated by Patrice Barton
Board

A charming summer board book that's just right for toddlers, from the team behind the critically acclaimed picture book Mine!
 
What does a toddler say when she drops her sunglasses in the sand? "Uh-Oh!"
What does she say when a seagull lands on her sandcastle? "Uh-Oh!"
What does she say...

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Uh-Oh!
Written by Shutta Crum
Illustrated by Patrice Barton
Hardcover

A charming summer story that's just right for toddlers, from the team behind the critically acclaimed picture book Mine!
 
What does a toddler say when she drops her sunglasses in the sand? "Uh-Oh!"
What does she say when a seagull lands on her sandcastle? "Uh-Oh!"
What does she say when... Read More
 





Uh-Oh!
Written by Shutta Crum
Illustrated by Patrice Barton
eBook

A charming summer story that's just right for toddlers, from the team behind the critically acclaimed picture book Mine!
 
What does a toddler say when she drops her sunglasses in the sand? "Uh-Oh!"
What does she say when a seagull lands on her sandcastle? "Uh-Oh!"
What does she say when... Read More
 





Uh-Oh!
Written by Shutta Crum
Illustrated by Patrice Barton
Hardcover Library Binding

A charming summer story that's just right for toddlers, from the team behind the critically acclaimed picture book Mine!
 
What does a toddler say when she drops her sunglasses in the sand? "Uh-Oh!"
What does she say when a seagull lands on her sandcastle? "Uh-Oh!"
What does she say when... Read More
 





William and the Witch's Riddle
Written by Shutta Crum
eBook

A charming reimagining of Sleeping Beauty that “will appeal to younger middle grade readers who like fantasy, fractured fairy tales, and adventure” (School Library Journal)!
 
William and his little brother, Pinch, have been left alone at their home atop the mountain. When a witch named Morga shows up, William is... Read More
 





William and the Witch's Riddle
Written by Shutta Crum
Hardcover Library Binding

A charming reimagining of Sleeping Beauty that “will appeal to younger middle grade readers who like fantasy, fractured fairy tales, and adventure” (School Library Journal)!
 
William and his little brother, Pinch, have been left alone at their home atop the mountain. When a witch named Morga shows up, William is... Read More
 





William and the Witch's Riddle
Written by Shutta Crum
Trade Paperback

A charming reimagining of Sleeping Beauty that “will appeal to younger middle grade readers who like fantasy, fractured fairy tales, and adventure” (School Library Journal)!
 
William and his little brother, Pinch, have been left alone at their home atop the mountain. When a witch named Morga shows up, William is... Read More
 





William and the Witch's Riddle
Written by Shutta Crum
Hardcover

A charming reimagining of Sleeping Beauty that “will appeal to younger middle grade readers who like fantasy, fractured fairy tales, and adventure” (School Library Journal)!
 
William and his little brother, Pinch, have been left alone at their home atop the mountain. When a witch named Morga shows up, William is... Read More
 

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