Books

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DRAGON cover

My debut picture book THERE WAS AN OLD DRAGON WHO SWALLOWED A KNIGHT was released August 4, 2015 from Random House Books for Young Readers.

THERE WAS AN OLD DRAGON WHO SWALLOWED A KNIGHT is one of fifteen books on the list for the Sunshine State Young Readers Award Jr. This program is for students in grades K-2 in the state of Florida to vote on their favorite picture book or early chapter book. SSYRA JR. voting dates for 2016 are Monday, February 29-Friday, April 15.

My book has also been named to the Top Ten Best in Rhyme Award 2015.


Praise for THERE WAS AN OLD DRAGON WHO SWALLOWED A KNIGHT. 

No matter how many swallowed-fly titles you own, this one belongs on your shelf too.
Kirkus

The author has used a broad range of words—savory, shady, fattens, tassel, guzzled, bloat, quote, perchance, amass, and billow. These will add depth to the young listener’s vocabulary.
— School Library Journal


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Coming Spring 2017 :-)


A COOKED-UP FAIRY TALE


by Penny Parker Klostermann
Illustrated by Ben Mantle
Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers

In this fairy tale mash-up, a well-meaning chef accidentally cooks with ingredients essential to famous stories (Snow White’s apples, Jack’s magic beans, Cinderella’s pumpkin).