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Kelly J. Baptist

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Kelly J. Baptist has been writing since...well, since she learned how to write! She won the 2015 We Need Diverse Books short story contest with The Beans and Rice Chronicles of Isaiah Dunn, which is included in the middle grade anthology, Flying Lessons and Other Stories. As a result of her work in an urban school district, Kelly felt compelled to continue Isaiah's story. Isaiah Dunn Is My Hero is her debut middle grade novel. Kelly has also written a picture book, The Electric Slide and Kai, which is set for publication in the spring of 2021. When she's not actually writing, Kelly is usually thinking...

Mary Pope Osborne

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ABOUT MAGIC TREE HOUSE®:Widely regarded among parents, teachers, and librarians for its power to instill a passion for reading, Mary Pope Osborne's award-winning, #1 New York Times best selling Magic Tree House series is an international phenomenon and has sold more than 134 million books worldwide since its debut in 1992. The books have been translated into 33 different languages in over 30 international markets. All Magic Tree House books are available in print, as ebooks and Listening Library audio books, which are all narrated by Mary Pope Osborne. Visit WWW.MAGICTREEHOUSE.COM for more information about...