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Donna Jo Napoli

Donna Jo Napoli
Barry Furrow

Donna Jo Napoli is an acclaimed author best known for her fantasy novels, including The Wager. She lives in Swarthmore, Pennsylvania, with her family.

Take Your Time

Take Your Time

Eva Furrow and Donna Jo Napoli; illustrated by Laurel Molk
Holt Books for Young Readers
Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)

Harriet the tortoise likes to do things slowly. She explores her home on the Galápagos Islands—slowly. She eats—slowly. And when the sun goes down, she slumbers deeply all night long.

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The Wager

Donna Jo Napoli
Holt Books for Young Readers
Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)

Don Giovanni was once the wealthiest and handsomest young man in Messina. Then a tidal wave changed everything. When a well-dressed stranger offers him a magical purse, he knows he shouldn't take...

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The Wishing Club

Donna Jo Napoli; illustrations by Anna Currey
Holt Books for Young Readers
Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)

Petey wishes on the first star he sees, but instead of the dollar he hopes for, he gets only a quarter. The next night his little brother Joey wishes for a cookie—and gets just half of one. The...

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