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Indie Author Pavilion - Children's Books

Marie Ballard

Marie Ballard is a former teacher and children's librarian. She was a long time resident of Colorado when the events described in "The Little Lost Llama" occurred. Her immediate reaction was: This would make a terrific children's book....

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Kathi Murriello

Kathi Murriello was born in Brooklyn, New York. She met her husband, Paul, while employed at The American Broadcasting Company (ABC-TV) in New York City. After moving to New Jersey with their two children, Kathi attended Kean University and received her Bachelors Degree in Fine Arts....

Debi Novotny

Debi Novotny is throwing her magic hat into the ring of children’s literature with her debut series, "My Magic Hat Rules!" (Mascot Books) Debi holds a Master’s Degree in Education, and she has a passion for putting books in the hands of children....

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Peter Oppenheim

Peter A. Oppenheim has been fascinated with astronomy and space travel since watching the first Moon landing as a child on Long Island, New York. Today he is an avid astrophotographer taking images of nebulae, galaxies and other astronomical wonders from his self-built observatory....

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Betty Fulcomer

The next time someone asks you, "What do you want to be when you grow up?" try this for an answer. "I'm reading "MY FRIEND KATE IS A FOREST RANGER." Reading a book about this kind of career may give you hints for exciting summer jobs as well....

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