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Laurie Keller

Laurie Keller

Laurie Keller is the bestselling author-illustrator of many books for kids, including Do Unto Otters; Potato Pants!; The Scrambled States of America;The Geisel Award-winning We Are Growing!, Open Wide: Tooth School Inside; Arnie the Doughnut and three books in the Adventures of Arnie the Doughnut chapter book series. Growing up in Michigan, Laurie always loved to draw, paint and write stories. She earned a B.F.A. at Kendall College of Art and Design, then worked at Hallmark Cards in Kansas City as a greeting card illustrator for seven years. One night, the idea for a children’s book popped into her head and after showing the story to several publishers in New York City, she quit her job and moved there. The following year, that story idea was a published book—The Scrambled States of America. Laurie loved living in NYC, but she returned to her home state, where she lives in the woods along the shores of Lake Michigan. Find out more at lauriekeller.com

Potato Pants!

Laurie Keller
Holt Books for Young Readers
Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)

A potato and his eggplant nemesis struggle to find the perfect pants in this hilarious, heartwarming tale of forgiveness by bestselling Geisel-Award winning creator Laurie Keller.

Potato...

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Marty Frye, Private Eye

Marty Frye, Private Eye

Marty Frye, Private Eye

Janet Tashjian; illustrated by Laurie Keller
Square Fish
Square Fish

Broken into three short stories of poetry and petty crime, this charming chapter book will have young readers in search of a rhyme in no time. Book 1 in the Marty Frye series!

Marty...

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Invasion of the Ufonuts

The Adventures of Arnie the Doughnut

Laurie Keller; illustrations by Laurie Keller
Square Fish
Square Fish

The slapstick shenanigans continue in Invasion of the Ufonuts, the hilarious second book in Laurie Keller's Adventures of Arnie the Doughnut series.

Arnie finds himself in trouble...

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Arnie, the Doughnut

The Adventures of Arnie the Doughnut

Laurie Keller; illustrations by Laurie Keller
Square Fish
Square Fish

A deliciously imaginative story about friendship—from Laurie Keller, the author / illustrator of The Scrambled States of America.

Arnie was fascinated as he...

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Fooled You!

Fooled You!

Elaine Pascoe; illustrated by Laurie Keller
Square Fish
Square Fish

Hoaxes are meant to fool the world—and some people fall for them. Would you?

Crop circles. Aliens on earth. Fairies caught on film. Giant cats. What do these phenomena have in...

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Bowling Alley Bandit

The Adventures of Arnie the Doughnut

Laurie Keller
Square Fish
Square Fish

As Mr. Bing's new pet "doughnut dog," Arnie couldn't be happier. When Mr. Bing joins a bowling league, Arnie gets to go along to practices and competitions. But then Mr. Bing starts rolling gutter...

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Toys!

Toys!

Don Wulffson; Illustrated by Laurie Keller
Square Fish
Square Fish

A fresh, intriguing look at the stories behind great toy inventions, by Don Wulffson and illustrated by Laurie Keller.

"Originally, Play-Doh only came in white. There's a good reason for...

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Birdy's Smile Book

Laurie Keller; illustrations by Laurie Keller
Holt Books for Young Readers
Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)

Birdy starts every day by smiling at herself in the mirror. She says you can smile while doing just about anything--brushing your teeth, taking out the garbage, or eating broccoli. Okay, maybe not...

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The Scrambled States of America Talent Show

Laurie Keller; Illustrated by the author
Square Fish
Square Fish

It all started quite simply, really. In the middle of the night, New York woke up from a dream and shouted, "HEY, EVERYONE—LET'S HAVE A TALENT SHOW!"

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Do Unto Otters

Laurie Keller; illustrations by Laurie Keller
Square Fish
Square Fish

Join Mr. Rabbit in exploring the Golden Rule: Do unto Otters as you would have Otters do unto you!

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Grandpa Gazillion's Number Yard

Laurie Keller, illustrated by Laurie Keller
Holt Books for Young Readers
Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)

Don't you hate when your eyebrows fall into your soup? Dig them out with a SIX—it's a great eyebrow scoop!

If you ever thought that numbers were only for counting—think again!...

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Open Wide

Laurie Keller; illustrations by Laurie Keller
Square Fish
Square Fish

From the author/illustrator of The Scrambled States of America, here is a fun-filled introduction to teeth.

"Before the principal's announcements, will you all please stand and...

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The Scrambled States of America

The Scrambled States of America

Laurie Keller; illustrations by Laurie Keller
Square Fish
Square Fish

Packed with madcap humor and whimsical illustrations, this quirky story will make learning geography as much fun as taking a vacation.

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