Eileen Spinelli

EILEEN SPINELLI is the author of many popular books for young readers, including In My New Yellow Shirt, Here Comes the Year, and The Perfect Thanksgiving. Always fascinated by birds, Ms. Spinelli was easily inspired to pen this endearing collection. She lives with her husband, author Jerry Spinelli, in West Chester, Pennsylvania.


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The Perfect Christmas

Eilieen Spinelli; illustrations by JoAnn Adinolfi
Henry Holt / Christy Ottaviano Books

Family one: exquisite pastries, a beautifully trimmed tree, and festive cello music. Family two: an artificial tree, rock hard candy, and custom kazoo...


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The Perfect Thanksgiving

Eileen Spinelli; Illustrated by JoAnn Adinolfi
Square Fish

Two families—one that is perfect and one that is far from it—celebrate Thanksgiving in their own loving ways.


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In My New Yellow Shirt

Eileen Spinelli; Illustrated by Hideko Takahashi
Henry Holt and Co.

A playful journey into a child's imagination. "In my new yellow shirt I am a duck quacking,splashing through a big puddle of sun. Watch out! Now I'm a...


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