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Cathleen Daly

Cathleen Daly

Cathleen Daly is a writer and performance artist who lives in the San Francisco Bay Area. She is the author of the novel Flirt Club, and the picture book Prudence Wants a Pet, both published by Roaring Brook Press.Her second picture book with Roaring Brook Press, Emily's Blue Period, was the runner up for the 2015-2016 Texas Bluebonnet Award, was a Junior Library Guild Selection, a Bank Street Best Children's Book of the Year, and a Cooperative Children’s Book Center Choice (University of Wisconsin).

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Emily's Blue Period

Cathleen Daly, illustrated by Lisa Brown
Roaring Brook Press
Roaring Brook Press

Emily wants to be an artist. She likes painting and loves the way artists like Pablo Picasso mixed things up.

Emily's life is a little mixed up right now. Her dad doesn't live at home anymore,...

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Flirt Club

Cathleen Daly
Square Fish
Square Fish

When two self-professed middle school drama geeks––Isabelle and Annie (a.k.a. Cisco and The Bean)––fail at their attemps in romance, they start Flirt Club, an after school support group for similarly afflicted friends who decide to take decisive and strategic action with hilarious and touching results.

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Prudence Wants a Pet

By Cathleen Daly; illustrated by Stephen Michael King
Roaring Brook Press
Roaring Brook Press

Prudence wants a pet. Desperately.
"No," says Dad, "pets cost too much to keep."
"No," says Mom, "pets make noise."
But Prudence is determined. She finds her own pet. It is a…branch....

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