Author Bio: Sara Pennypacker (www.sarapennypacker.com) was a painter before becoming a writer, and she has two absolutely fabulous children who are now grown. She has written several books, including six previous Clementine stories: Clementine, The Talented Clementine, Clementine's Letter, Clementine, Friend of the Week, Clementine and the Family Meeting, and Clementine and the Spring Trip. Sara grew up in Massachusetts and now divides her time between Cape Cod and St. Petersburg, Florida. Illustrator Bio: Marla Frazee (www.marlafrazee.com) illustrated all of the books in the Clementine series and several picture books, including God Got a Dog by Cynthia Rylant. She is the author/illustrator of The Boss Baby; Walk On!; Santa Claus, the World's Number One Toy Expert; Roller Coaster, and Boot and Shoe. She is also a two time Caldecott Honoree, for All the World by Liz Garton Scanlon, and her own A Couple of Boys Have the Best Week Ever. Marla works in a small backyard cabin under an avocado tree in Pasadena, California.
A New York Times BestsellerA Publishers Weekly Best Book of the YearA School Library Journal Best Book of 2006A Nick Jr. Best Book of the YearA Child Magazine Best Book of the YearA #2 Book Sense Children's "Top Ten" titleA New York Public Library Book for Reading and SharingA National Parenting Publication Gold Award WinnerA Bank Street 2007 Josette Frank Award winner - *Give this to readers of Cleary and Blume and cross your fingers for more - Kirkus ReviewsFans of Judy Moody will welcome this portrait of another funny, independent third-grader - Publisher's WeeklyFrazee's engaging pen-and-ink drawings capture the energy and fresh-faced expressions of the irrepressible heroine. ... A delightful addition to any beginning chapter-book collection. - School Library Journal