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Audrey Penn

  • 5 stars across 22 books
    Audrey Penn is the author of the NY Times bestseller, The Kissing Hand , and its sequels, along with the Blackbeard series for middle readers. She takes her education program into schools, libraries, and children's hospitals, where she shapes and refines her story ideas in partnership with kids. She live in Durham, NC.
    Ruth E. Harper was born in the tiny English town of Burnham-on-Crouch. She has lived and studied in Israel and Cyprus, as well as in England and the US. She has illustrated in a wide variety of styles, including technical drawings that were accepted by the U.S. Patent Office when she was 13 years old.
    Maryland artist Nancy M. Leak is a specialist in printmaking. She works and exhibits with a group of seven women called Printmakers Plus, as well as with other local and national organizations. Her hand-pulled original etchings, many of them miniatures, have won recognition all over the U.S.
    15th August 2007

    The Kissing Hand

    In this contemporary classic Chester Raccoon seeks love and reassurance from his mother as he ventures out into the worl... More

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    3rd December 2009

    The Miracle Jar: A Hanukkah Story

    Sophie and her brother are excited by the arrival of Hanukkah, and they happily clean the cottage and shine the Menorah ... More

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    4th May 2006

    Feathers and Fur

    "Feathers and fur don't mix!" squawk a pair of ducks when they see Tuesday the Cat licking his chops over a nest of eggs... More

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    29th October 2009

    Blackbeard and the Sandstone Pillar: When Lightning Strikes

    Four young teens from Ocracoke Island, NC, whom readers will know from Mystery at Blackbeard's Cove, set out on their qu... More

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    29th October 2009

    Blackbeard and the Gift of Silence

    "There are some secrets so dangerous that they can't be told, even after death," Blackbeard worries. Daniel, Billy, Stef... More

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    15th October 2004

    Mystery at Blackbeard's Cove

    Set on Ocracoke Island in the Outer Banks of North Carolina, approaching Halloween festivities find Billy, Daniel, Steph... More

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    4th May 2006

    The Whistling Tree

    For months, Penny's dreams have been filled with melodious whistling, accompanied by twinkling lights. Then the mysterio... More

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    4th September 2008

    Chester Raccoon and the Big Bad Bully

    In this latest addition to the Kissing Hand book collection, Chester Raccoon must learn to deal with another common prob... More

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    11th August 2011

    Un Beso en Mi Mano (The Kissing Hand)

    In this contemporary classic Chester Raccoon seeks love and reassurance from his mother as he ventures out into the worl... More

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    15th April 2006

    A.D.D. not B.A.D.

    An insightful and entertaining book that teaches young children what it's like to have A.D.D.... More

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