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The Teddies Saga

Five teddy bears set out on an epic journey to figure out why they were left behind—and maybe learn the meaning of life, too—in this action-packed middle grade trilogy from New York Times-bestselling author Daniel Kraus.

  • They Stole Our Hearts
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    • They Stole Our Hearts

    • The Teddies Saga (Volume 2)
      Daniel Kraus; illustrated by Rovina Cai
      Holt Books for Young Readers

    • The heart-pounding sequel to They Threw Us Away, about a group of teddy bears looking for a place to call home…and answers to life’s biggest questions.

      The...

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  • They Threw Us Away
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    • They Threw Us Away

    • The Teddies Saga (Volume 1)
      Daniel Kraus; illustrated by Rovina Cai
      Holt Books for Young Readers

    • "Truly captivating." The New York Times

      "A deliciously macabre fairy tale, full of snuggles.” —Holly Black, award-winning author...

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Daniel Kraus

Daniel Kraus is the author of numerous novels, including Rotters, the Death and Life of Zebulon Finch duology, and Bent Heavens. With Guillermo del Toro, he wrote the New York Times bestselling The Shape of Water (the companion novel to the Academy Award-winning film) and Trollhunters (the inspiration for the Netflix series).

His novels have been Odyssey Award winners, Library Guild selections, YALSA Best Fiction for Young Adults picks, Parent’s Choice Gold Award winners, Bram Stoker finalists, and more. He lives with his wife in Chicago.

Suzanne Plunkett

Author Interview at PBS.org

The Work Series by the Author

Rovina Cai

Daniel Kraus is the author of numerous novels, including Rotters, the Death and Life of Zebulon Finch duology, and Bent Heavens. With Guillermo del Toro, he wrote the New York Times bestselling The Shape of Water (the companion novel to the Academy Award-winning film) and Trollhunters (the inspiration for the Netflix series).

His novels have been Odyssey Award winners, Library Guild selections, YALSA Best Fiction for Young Adults picks, Parent’s Choice Gold Award winners, Bram Stoker finalists, and more. He lives with his wife in Chicago.