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Kristen L. Depken has been writing and editing children’s books for more than 10 years. She is the author of scores of titles, including Barbie and the Diamond Castle, All About the Trolls, and We Love to Dance!. She lives in the New York City area with her rescue dog, Ellie.


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All About the Trolls (DreamWorks Trolls)
Written by Kristen L. Depken
Illustrated by Random House
Trade Paperback

TROLLS hits theaters everywhere on November 4, 2016!

DreamWorks Animation’s TROLLS is an irreverent comedy extravaganza with incredible music! From the genius creators of SHREK, TROLLS stars Poppy, the optimistic leader of the Trolls, and her polar opposite, Branch.
Together, this unlikely pair of Trolls must embark on an adventure that takes them... Read More
 





All About the Trolls (DreamWorks Trolls)
Written by Kristen L. Depken
Illustrated by Random House
eBook

TROLLS hits theaters everywhere on November 4, 2016!

DreamWorks Animation’s TROLLS is an irreverent comedy extravaganza with incredible music! From the genius creators of SHREK, TROLLS stars Poppy, the optimistic leader of the Trolls, and her polar opposite, Branch.
Together, this unlikely pair of Trolls must embark on an adventure that takes them... Read More
 





All About the Trolls (DreamWorks Trolls)
Written by Kristen L. Depken
Illustrated by Random House
Hardcover Library Binding

TROLLS hits theaters everywhere on November 4, 2016!

DreamWorks Animation’s TROLLS is an irreverent comedy extravaganza with incredible music! From the genius creators of SHREK, TROLLS stars Poppy, the optimistic leader of the Trolls, and her polar opposite, Branch.
Together, this unlikely pair of Trolls must embark on an adventure that takes them... Read More
 





Castle Caper (Wallykazam!)
Written by Kristen L. Depken
Illustrated by Cartobaleno
Trade Paperback

This full-color deluxe pictureback based on the Nickelodeon animated series Wallykazam! features over 30 stickers, collector cards, and a poster! Boys and girls ages 3 to 7 will love this book starring Wally Trollman and his pet dragon Norville. Read More
 





Chase's Space Case (Paw Patrol)
Written by Kristen L. Depken
Illustrated by Mike Jackson
Hardcover Library Binding

Chase and the rest of Nickelodeon's PAW Patrol have an out-of-this-world adventure when they help a lost alien find his spaceship. Boys and girls ages 4 to 6 will love this Step 1 Step into Reading leveled reader.

Step 1 readers feature big type and easy words. Rhymes and rhythmic text... Read More
 





Chase's Space Case (Paw Patrol)
Written by Kristen L. Depken
Illustrated by Mike Jackson
Trade Paperback

Chase and the rest of Nickelodeon's PAW Patrol have an out-of-this-world adventure when they help a lost alien find his spaceship. Boys and girls ages 4 to 6 will love this Step 1 Step into Reading leveled reader with a shiny cover and two sheets of shiny stickers.

Step 1 readers... Read More
 





Dragon Hiccups (Wallykazam!)
Written by Kristen L. Depken
Illustrated by Benjamin Burch
Hardcover

Join Wally Trollman and his pet dragon Norville for a word-tastic adventure! Based on Nickelodeon’s hit animated series Wallykazam!, this Little Golden Book is sure to become a favorite of boys and girls ages 2 to 5. Read More
 





Dream Closet (Barbie: Life in the Dream House)
Written by Kristen L. Depken
Trade Paperback

Girls ages 7–9 will love reading this Step 3 Step into Reading leveled reader based on Barbie's latest webisodes, Barbie™ Life in the Dream House. Read More
 





Driving School (Disney/Pixar Cars)
Written by Kristen L. Depken
Illustrated by RH Disney
Trade Paperback

Children ages 4-6 will love this fun-filled Step 2 leveled reader that features Lightning McQueen, Mater, and all their friends from Disney/Pixar's Cars. When hot rods race into town, it's up to Lightning McQueen and Mater to teach them the rules of the road! Plus it comes with over 30 stickers!... Read More
 





Driving School (Disney/Pixar Cars)
Written by Kristen L. Depken
Illustrated by RH Disney
eBook

Children ages 4-6 will love this fun-filled Step 2 leveled reader that features Lightning McQueen, Mater, and all their friends from Disney/Pixar's Cars. When hot rods race into town, it's up to Lightning McQueen and Mater to teach them the rules of the road! Step 2 readers use basic vocabulary and... Read More
 





Happy Birthday to You! (Shimmer and Shine)
Written by Kristen L. Depken
Illustrated by Dave Aikins
Trade Paperback

This birthday-themed Step 1 deluxe Step into Reading leveled reader features the characters from Nickelodeon's Shimmer and Shine--plus a glitter cover and shiny stickers!

Nickelodeon's Shimmer and Shine are frosting the cake and lighting the candles to help you celebrate your very special birthday! Boys and girls ages 4 to 6 will... Read More
 





Happy Birthday to You! (Shimmer and Shine)
Written by Kristen L. Depken
Illustrated by Dave Aikins
Hardcover Library Binding

This birthday-themed Step 1 deluxe Step into Reading leveled reader features the characters from Nickelodeon's Shimmer and Shine--plus a glitter cover and shiny stickers!

Nickelodeon's Shimmer and Shine are frosting the cake and lighting the candles to help you celebrate your very special birthday! Boys and girls ages 4 to 6 will... Read More
 





Here Comes Peter Cottontail (Peter Cottontail)
Written by Kristen L. Depken
Illustrated by Linda Karl
Trade Paperback

The classic Easter story, Here Comes Peter Cottontail, is retold in a Step 2 Step into Reading. Based on the perennial holiday TV special from Rankin-Bass, this reader makes the perfect Easter gift for boys and girls ages 3-7! Read More
 





I Can Be...A Baby Doctor (Barbie)
Written by Kristen L. Depken
Illustrated by Das Grup
Trade Paperback

Girls ages 4 to 6 love babies, and they will love reading about Barbie as she learns all about a baby doctor in this Step Into Reading leveled reader. Read More
 





I Can Be a Gymnast (Barbie)
Written by Kristen L. Depken
Trade Paperback

Children ages 4 to 6 love gymnastics, and they will love reading about Barbie as she competes at a gymnastics championship in this Step into Reading leveled reader. Step 1 Readers feature big type and easy words. Rhymes and rhythmic text paired with picture clues help children decode the story. For... Read More
 





I Can Be a Gymnast (Barbie)
Written by Kristen L. Depken
Hardcover Library Binding

Girls ages 4 to 6 who love gymnastics will love reading about Barbie as she competes at a gymnastic championship in this Step into Reading leveled reader. Read More
 





Island of the Lost Horses (Dora and Friends)
Written by Kristen L. Depken
Illustrated by David Aikins
Trade Paperback

Girls ages 4 to 6 can ride along with the stars of Nickelodeon’s Dora and Friends as they rescue lost horses on a faraway island. This Step 2 Step into Reading leveled reader includes a sparkling cover and over 30 shiny stickers. Step 2 Readers use basic vocabulary and short sentences to... Read More
 





Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom Deluxe Step into Reading (Jurassic World: FallenKingdom)
Written by Kristen L. Depken
Illustrated by Random House
Trade Paperback

Relive the excitement of the blockbuster film Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom--which opens to US audiences on June 22, 2018--with this exciting leveled reader!

Universal Pictures and Amblin Entertainment's Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom releases in theaters on June 22, 2018, bringing with it all the wonder, adventure, and thrills of one of the... Read More
 





Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom Deluxe Step into Reading (Jurassic World: FallenKingdom)
Written by Kristen L. Depken
Illustrated by Random House
eBook

Relive the excitement of the blockbuster film Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom--which opens to US audiences on June 22, 2018--with this exciting leveled reader!

Universal Pictures and Amblin Entertainment's Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom releases in theaters on June 22, 2018, bringing with it all the wonder, adventure, and thrills of one of the... Read More
 





Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom Deluxe Step into Reading (Jurassic World: FallenKingdom)
Written by Kristen L. Depken
Illustrated by Random House
Hardcover Library Binding

Relive the excitement of the blockbuster film Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom--which opens to US audiences on June 22, 2018--with this exciting leveled reader!

Universal Pictures and Amblin Entertainment's Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom releases in theaters on June 22, 2018, bringing with it all the wonder, adventure, and thrills of one of the... Read More
 





Let's Build a Snowman! (Barbie)
Written by Kristen L. Depken
Illustrated by Dynamo Limited
Hardcover Library Binding

Children ages 4 to 6 will love this Step 1 Deluxe Step into Reading leveled reader about Barbie, her sisters, and her puppies having fun building the perfect snowman. It’s perfect for Christmas and winter. A sparkly cover and over 30 shimmery stickers add to the fun! Step 1 Readers feature... Read More
 





Let's Build a Snowman! (Barbie)
Written by Kristen L. Depken
Illustrated by Dynamo Limited
Trade Paperback

Children ages 4 to 6 will love this Step 1 Deluxe Step into Reading leveled reader about Barbie, her sisters, and her puppies having fun building the perfect snowman. It’s perfect for Christmas and winter. A sparkly cover and over 30 shimmery stickers add to the fun! Step 1 Readers feature... Read More
 





Let's Plant a Garden! (Barbie)
Written by Kristen L. Depken
Hardcover Library Binding

Spring into fun with BarbieTM in this brand-new Step into Reading leveled reader--plus stickers!

Children ages 4 to 6 will love this Step 1 Deluxe Step into Reading leveled reader about BarbieTM, Chelsea, Stacie, Skipper and their adorable puppies as they plant their first vegetable garden! It's the perfect way to celebrate... Read More
 





Let's Plant a Garden! (Barbie)
Written by Kristen L. Depken
Trade Paperback

Spring into fun with BarbieTM in this brand-new Step into Reading leveled reader--plus stickers!

Children ages 4 to 6 will love this Step 1 Deluxe Step into Reading leveled reader about BarbieTM, Chelsea, Stacie, Skipper and their adorable puppies as they plant their first vegetable garden! It's the perfect way to celebrate... Read More
 





The Little Red Caboose
Written by Kristen L. Depken
Illustrated by Sue DiCicco
Trade Paperback

The Little Red Caboose stars in his first Step into Reading book! Perfect for train lovers just learning to read!

Fans of the Little Red Caboose, star of one of the bestselling Little Golden Books of all time, will now be able to read about him on their own! This Step 1... Read More
 

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