Stephanie Calmenson's children's books have been called "marvelous" (Publishers Weekly), "lyrical" (School Library Journal), "hilarious" (School Library Journal), "sweet, funny, and right on the mark" (Booklist).

Her books include the ever popular DINNER AT THE PANDA PALACE, a PBS StoryTime Book; OLLIE'S SCHOOL DAY, a Children's Book-of-the-Month Club selection; MAY I PET YOUR DOG?, a Horn Book Fanfare selection and ALA Notable Video and the OUR PRINCIPAL early reader chapter book series.

With Magic School Bus author Joanna Cole, she has co-authored several anthologies and funny chapter books, including THE ADVENTURES OF ALLIE AND AMY chapter book series.

A former early childhood teacher, children's book editor, and Editorial Director of the Parents Magazine Press Read-Aloud Book Club, Stephanie feels privileged to have found work that brings together her love of children, language and laughter.

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