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Sea Serpents, Dancing Shoes, and Journeys to Pluto

A Children's Book Writer Considers the Craft

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dashka_slater
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I'm the author of three acclaimed books for children, The Sea Serpent and Me, Baby Shoes, and Firefighters in the Dark, and a novel for adults, The Wishing Box, which was named one of the best books of the year by the Los Angeles Times. I teach children's book writing at mediabistro.com, and I appear frequently at schools and libraries to talk to children about books and writing. I blog about writing for children and reading children’s books.

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