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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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April Stevens is the author of the novel Angel Angel. The New York Times Book Review described her as "a wonderfully fluent storyteller with a shrewd eye for the offbeat . . . who can move us in unexpected ways." She also is the author of the picture books Waking up Wendell, illustrated by Tad Hills, and Edwin Speaks Up, illustrated by Sophie Blackall. She lives in Northwestern Connecticut with her husband, the writer Alexander Neubauer, and their two children.


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Edwin Speaks Up
Written by April Stevens
Illustrated by Sophie Blackall
eBook

Here's a book that will get the whole family laughing, illustrated by the Caldecott Medal winner Sophie Blackall. When a large family of ferrets and their precocious baby take a chaotic trip to the supermarket, mom can't keep track of the groceries, the shopping cart . . . or even the... Read More
 





Edwin Speaks Up: Read & Listen Edition
Written by April Stevens
Illustrated by Sophie Blackall
eBook

Here's a book that will get the whole family laughing—now with lighthearted Read & Listen narration. When a large family of ferrets and their precocious baby take a chaotic trip to the supermarket, mom can't keep track of the groceries, the shopping cart . . . or even the kids! Baby...

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Edwin Speaks Up
Written by April Stevens
Illustrated by Sophie Blackall
eBook

Here's a book that will get the whole family laughing, illustrated by the Caldecott Medal winner Sophie Blackall. When a large family of ferrets and their precocious baby take a chaotic trip to the supermarket, mom can't keep track of the groceries, the shopping cart . . . or even the... Read More
 





The Heart and Mind of Frances Pauley
Written by April Stevens
eBook

Perfect for fans of Jennifer L. Holm's The Fourteenth Goldfish and Holly Goldberg Sloan's Counting by 7s, this heartfelt, deeply moving middle-grade debut features an offbeat girl who learns that she can remain true to herself while also letting others in.

Eleven-year-old Frances is an observer of both nature and people, just... Read More
 





The Heart and Mind of Frances Pauley
Written by April Stevens
Hardcover Library Binding

Perfect for fans of Jennifer L. Holm's The Fourteenth Goldfish and Holly Goldberg Sloan's Counting by 7s, this heartfelt, deeply moving middle-grade debut features an offbeat girl who learns that she can remain true to herself while also letting others in.

Eleven-year-old Frances is an observer of both nature and people, just... Read More
 





The Heart and Mind of Frances Pauley
Written by April Stevens
Hardcover

Perfect for fans of Jennifer L. Holm's The Fourteenth Goldfish and Holly Goldberg Sloan's Counting by 7s, this heartfelt, deeply moving middle-grade debut features an offbeat girl who learns that she can remain true to herself while also letting others in.

Eleven-year-old Frances is an observer of both nature and people, just... Read More
 





Waking Up Wendell
Written by April Stevens
Illustrated by Tad Hills
eBook

EARLY IN THE MORNING, a little bird at #1 Fish Street hops out of her nest, takes a deep breath, and begins to sing a very loud and whistley song, TWEEEEEET-TWEEEEEET-TA-TA-TA-TWEEEEEET-TWEEEEET!

So starts the story of how a chain of events results in everyone on one street waking up. The bird's song... Read More
 





Waking Up Wendell: Read & Listen Edition
Written by April Stevens
Illustrated by Tad Hills
eBook

EARLY IN THE MORNING, a little bird at #1 Fish Street hops out of her nest, takes a deep breath, and begins to sing a very loud and whistley song, TWEEEEEET-TWEEEEEET-TA-TA-TA-TWEEEEEET-TWEEEEET!

So starts the story of how a chain of events results in everyone on one street waking up in this Read... Read More
 

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