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Kelly Gaffney

  • 5 stars across 52 books
    Charlotte Guillain worked as a bookseller, an English teacher and an editor before becoming an author. She has written more than 100 books, both fiction and non-fiction. She always wanted to be a writer and her top tip is to read as much as you can. Adam Guillain lives near Oxford with his wife, Charlotte, their two children. Adam and his wife have written several picture books together as well as young fiction. They like to be as silly as possible! Kelly Gaffney is a former early childhood teacher who has written for Engage Literacy since 2010. When not writing for Engage Literacy, Kelly works as an intervention specialist for primary and secondary school-aged children. She lives in Victoria, Australia. Kassandra (Kassi) Radomski is a freelance writer and editor. She writes articles and books for children on a variety of topics, but she especially enjoys digging into historical events and bringing them to life. Her books, Mr. Madison's War: Causes and Effects of the War of 1812 and The Apollo 13 Mission: Core Events of a Crisis in Space were published in 2013. Kassi lives in Madison, Wisconsin with her family. Jessica Gunderson grew up in the small town of Washburn, North Dakota. She has a bachelor's degree from the University of North Dakota and an MFA in Creative Writing from Minnesota State University, Mankato. She has written more than fifty books for young readers. Her book Ropes of Revolution won the 2008 Moonbeam Award for best graphic novel. She currently lives in Madison, Wisconsin, with her husband and cat. Ruth Bjorklund is a freelance writer of nonfiction for children and teens. She has written numerous books on a variety of topics, ranging from health issues to animals to geography.
    3rd May 2010

    Up in the Tree

    Playful, whimsical and wry, this is a beautiful picture book with a simple message at its heart. It is also classic Marg... More

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    15th May 2017

    The Pond

    The Pond is a touching picture book about a young boy, and his family, overcoming the loss of his father. This colourful... More

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    9th August 2018

    The Pond

    There are lots of different plants and animals that live in a pond. Read this book to learn all about these plants and a... More

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    4th August 2011

    Farms Around the World

    Farms are fun places to visit, and before you go to a real farm, find out what to expect to see there by reading this se... More

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    25th August 2016

    Flip, the Tree Frog

    Follow Flip, the red-eyed tree frog, as he makes a daring escape from a sneaky snake.... More

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    25th August 2016

    Amazing Insects and Spiders

    Find out what makes insects and spiders amazing.... More

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    25th August 2016

    Leadership

    Learn about the characteristics of a good leader.... More

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    25th August 2016

    Frogs

    Frogs leap, eat insects, and lay eggs. Learn all about these amphibians.... More

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    25th August 2016

    Stella the Spider

    Stella needs to find the perfect place to make a new web.... More

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    25th August 2016

    How to Write a Great Story

    Do you like to read great stories? Would you like to write one? Learn all about writing a great story.... More

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