Story Monsters Ink

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Sonia Manzano brought decades of sunny days to Sesame Street and to millions of children watching the iconic television show. When Manzano auditioned for the fledgling show in 1971, she couldn’t have foreseen its immense popularity and never imagined she’d be spending the next 44 years teaching children how to count to 10 in Spanish, tooling around in the Fix-It Shop, and hanging out with the likes of Oscar the Grouch...

For the past 25 years, Mary Pope Osborne has taken readers on exciting adventures with time-traveling siblings Jack and Annie. Since 1992, 55 Magic Tree House books have been released, and to the delight of her readers,
there are more on the way.

Jon Klassen and Mac Barnett is shaping up to be yet another success! Their newest title is a funny tale about some very sneaky shapes.

Also in this issue, interviews with Veronica Appleton, Evan and Scott Gordon, and Kenneth Braswell.

This month’s special contributors are Shirin Zarqa-Lederman, who discusses the benefits of reading to reduce anxiety, and Julianne DiBlasi Black, who tells us how to raise a mighty girl.


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