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Shannon Hale

Shannon Hale and LeUyen Pham are the team behind the best-selling picture book "Itty-Bitty Kitty-Corn," the best-selling graphic novels "Real Friends," "Best Friends" and "Friends Forever," and, with Dean Hale, the early chapter book series The Princess in Black. They are both moms of kids who aren't afraid to get messy, wives to husbands who make art, Honor award winners, caretakers of cats and believers in unicorns. Pham lives in Los Angeles, Halelives in Utah, and with each other, they know they can be—and make—anything.

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Pretty Perfect Kitty-Corn
Children / Teens
Abrams Books for Young Readers
January 2022
ISBN 9781419750939
48 pages

Itty-Bitty Kitty-Corn
Children / Teens
Abrams Books for Young Readers
January 2021
ISBN 9781419750915
48 pages

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