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Stephen Shaskan

Pizza and Taco

Stephen Shaskan, author of Pizza and Taco, Dare to be Scared!, is an award-winning author and illustrator of over a dozen children’s books, including the Pizza and Taco series. His picture book, A Dog Is a Dog, was a New York Public Library 100 Titles for Reading and Sharing Selection and a CCBC Choices Book.

Jim Benton

Attack of the Stuff

Jim Benton, author of Attack of the Stuff, the Life and Times of Bill Waddler, is also the award-winning and New York Times bestselling author of several other hilarious tall tales and fan faves such as Dumb Diary, Franny K. Stein and Catwad! Dumb Diary alone has sold over 10 million copies and is printed in 18 languages! Franny K. Stein is another popular read among young people and has sold over 5 million copies.

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