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Deborah Heiligman

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Deborah Heiligman is the author of 31 books for children and teens. Her most recent book is VINCENT AND THEO: THE VAN GOGH BROTHERS. It has received six starred reviews and is the winner of the Boston Globe Horn Book Award for Nonfiction.

Her other recent books include: THE BOY WHO LOVED MATH: THE IMPROBABLE LIFE OF PAUL ERDOS and SNOW DOG, GO DOG. CHARLES AND EMMA: The Darwins' Leap of Faith was a National Book Award Finalist, A Printz Honor, the YALSA Excellence in Nonfiction winner, and a finalist for the LA Times Book Prize. INTENTIONS, a YA novel, is an exploration of betrayal, love, faith,...

Stephanie Burgis

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Stephanie Burgis grew up in America but now lives in Wales, surrounded by castles and coffeeshops, with her husband (fellow writer Patrick Samphire) , their two young sons, and their extremely vocal tabby cat. In between those two points, she spent time playing in orchestras, studying music history in Vienna, and editing the website of an opera company in northern England.

She writes fun, funny MG fantasy adventures for kids and wildly romantic historical fantasy novels for adults.

Her KAT, INCORRIGIBLE trilogy of Regency fantasy adventures for kids (which includes a followup YA novella,...