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Mary Quattlebaum

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Mary Quattlebaum is an award-winning children's book author. Her new picture book Pirate vs. Pirate is a "rip-roaring pirate yarn" (Booklist) about two buccaneers--a guy and a girl--who both want to be the biggest, baddest pirate in the world. School Library Journal gave it a "four-arrrrr! rating."

Pirate vs. Pirate was inspired by Mary's husband, who asked for a pirate book so he could dress up like a pirate at book events. Mary actually is amazed at the number of kids (and adults) who, like her husband, want to dress up like pirates and shout "arrrr" along...

Minh Lê

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I am the author of Drawn Together illustrated by Caldecott Medalist Dan Santat and Let Me Finish! (an NPR Best Picture Book of 2016) illustrated by Isabel Roxas, both published by Disney-Hyperion. I am also writing Green Lantern: Legacy, a graphic novel for DC Comics' new middle grade imprint, DC Zoom. In addition, I also write about children's literature for a number of publications, including the New York Times, the Horn Book, and the Huffington Post. Outside of spending time with my beautiful wife and sons, my favorite place to be is in the middle of a good book. Find me at minhlebooks.com or on Twitter...