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Sara Pennypacker - Author

About the Author

Sara Pennypacker, author of the Clementine books, was a painter before becoming a writer and has two absolutely fabulous children who are grown now. She has written several books, including Stewart’s Cape and Stewart Goes to School, both illustrated by Martin Matje, and Dumbstruck. When she was in school, she never had any problem at all paying attention. Okay, fine. That last part was about somebody else. Sara lives on Cape Cod, Massachusetts.

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Waylon! One Awesome Thing

Waylon! One Awesome Thing

Author: Sara Pennypacker Format: Hardback Release Date: 05/05/2016

Pax

Pax

Author: Sara Pennypacker Format: eBook Release Date: 25/02/2016

A moving story of the extraordinary friendship between a boy and his fox, and their epic journey to be reunited. Pax was only a kit when his family was killed and he was rescued by 'his boy', Peter. Now the country is at war and when his father enlists, Peter has no choice but to move in with his grandfather. Far worse than leaving home is the fact that he has to leave Pax behind. But before Peter spends even one night under his grandfather's roof he sneaks out into the night, determined to find his beloved friend. This is the story of Peter, Pax, and their journeys back to each other as war rampages throughout the country. A profound and moving story destined to become a classic in the vein of 'Charlotte's Web' and 'Watership Down'.

Meet the Dullards

Meet the Dullards

Author: Sara Pennypacker Format: Hardback Release Date: 23/04/2015

In the tradition of The Stupids, Meet the Dullards is a clever and irreverent picture book about a comically boring family, from bestselling author Sara Pennypacker and illustrator Daniel Salmieri. Their home is boring. Their food is plain. Their lives are monotonous. And Mr. and Mrs. Dullard like it that way. But their children-Blanda, Borely, and Little Dud-have other ideas...Never has dullness been so hilarious than in this deadpan, subversive tale.

Summer of the Gypsy Moths

Summer of the Gypsy Moths

Author: Sara Pennypacker Format: eBook Release Date: 09/07/2013

From Clementine author Sara Pennypacker, this is a poignant middle-grade novel about two foster children who must find a way to work together in order to survive.Eleven-year-old Stella misses her (unreliable) mom, but she loves it at great-aunt Louise's house. Louise lives on Cape Cod, where Stella hopes her mom will someday come and settle down. The only problem? Angel, the foster kid Louise has taken in. The two girls live together but there's no way they'll ever be friends.Then Louise suddenly passes away one morningand Stella and Angel decide not to tell anyone. Now they have to depend on each other for survival. Now they are forced to trust each other with the biggest secret ever.With great empathy and humor, Sara Pennypacker tells the story of two very different girls who unexpectedly become each other's true family.

Clementine, Friend of the Week

Clementine, Friend of the Week

Author: Sara Pennypacker Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/10/2010

Clementine has been picked for Friend of the Week, which means she gets to be line leader, collect the milk money, and feed the fish. Even better, she'll get a Friend of the Week booklet in which all the other third grade kids will write why they like her. Clementine's best friend, Margaret, has all sorts of crazy ideas for how Clementine can prove to the class she is a friend. Clementine has to get a great booklet, so she does what Margaret says. What begins as one of the best weeks ever may turn out to be the worst. Who knew that being a friend could be so hard?

Clementine's Letter

Clementine's Letter

Author: Sara Pennypacker Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/04/2009

Clementine is convinced that her new teacher is secretly hypnotising all the students in her class. How else do you explain a bunch of kids sitting frozen like statues? With her old teacher leaving, Clementine fears that no one will understand her anymore and that she'll always be in trouble. Can she stop him from leaving? Can she get the new teacher to accept her? Or is life as a statue inevitable?

Clementine

Clementine

Author: Sara Pennypacker Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/03/2009

Clementine seems to be constantly in trouble...Firstly, for cutting off Margaret's hair - don't they know she was just trying to help? Secondly, for not paying attention in class - just because she's paying attention to something other than maths, doesn't mean she's not paying attention! And thirdly, for the Black Hole, which is her bedroom - it's not like she means to lose things there, that's just the nature of the Black Hole! Perhaps it's time for Clementine to change...or perhaps not!

Stuart's Cape

Stuart's Cape

Author: Sara Pennypacker Format: eBook Release Date: 27/06/2005

Stuart's got problems...It's raining. He's bored.And worst of all, he's new in town.So he's got a lot to worry about.But what does a kid like Stuart need in order to have an adventure? A cape, of course.

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