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Chad Morris

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Chad Morris coauthored Mustaches for Maddie with his wife, Shelly Brown. It is based on the story of their daughter who faced a brain tumor with humor and optimism.

Praise for Mustaches for Maddie:

"The perfect balance of humor and heartfelt. Young readers will be inspired by this story of a courageous girl determined to face her troubles with a smile." - Jennifer A. Neilsen, New York Times bestselling author

"Warm and witty . . . Shelly Brown and Chad Morris deliver a beautifully quirky story, honestly told, that is full of heart and love and power." - Carrie...

Frances Hodgson Burnett

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Frances Eliza Hodgson Burnett (24 November 1849 - 29 October 1924) was an American-English novelist and playwright. She is best known for the three children's novels Little Lord Fauntleroy (published in 1885-1886) , A Little Princess (1905) , and The Secret Garden (1911) .Frances Eliza Hodgson was born in Cheetham, England. After her father died in 1852, the family fell on straitened circumstances and in 1865 immigrated to the United States, settling near Knoxville, Tennessee. There Frances began writing to help earn money for the family, publishing stories in magazines from the age of 19. In 1870 her mother...