Fiction and Fun


10 Little Ninjas is a fun bedtime romp, named an Amazon Best Book of the Month for August 2016 and the Missouri Building Block Picture Book Award Winner in 2018! Follow ten not-sleepy toddlers as they sneak, creep, and tumble their way out of bed and closer to their parents’ bed. Read aloud or sing to the familiar “10 Little Monkeys” tune as you count down the chaos. Illustrated by Disney-Pixar animator Nate Wragg. Now available in board book as well. Click here for more details.

The Great Pasta Escape – featuring a factory of freshly-made noodles that learn their dastardly fateā€”and attempt to change their fate. A Washington state Children’s Choice Award Nominee for 2018-2019! Order now.

Mia Moves Out – about an adopted girl who is determined to find a space of her own after her parents bring home a new brother, illustrated by Paige Kaiser. Published by Knopf books for Young Readers (Penguin Random House). Release date: October 16, 2018. Now available wherever books are sold. Order online here.


Blobfish Throws A Party is about a lonely sea creature and a game of telephone gone wrong, illustrated by Maggie Caton || Featured in Scholastic Giveaways!


Trainbots is a fast-paced picture book for young train + robot fans. When the trainbots set out to make a special delivery, the Badbots sneak and scheme to thwart the mission. Can the Trainbots outsmart them and complete the task? Find out in this rhyming book that chugs along an adventurous path and and pulls into the station with a satisfying end. Illustrated by Shane McG. Click here for more details.

Are We Pears Yet? – about two impatient seeds on the long journey to bear fruit, illustrated by Carin Berger. Published by Neal Porter Books (Macmillan Children’s/Roaring Brook). || Winner of a 2018 Award of Excellence from the Council on Botanical and Horticultural Libraries!


Miranda Paul writes both fiction and nonfiction for children. Miranda Paul’s books are available across the country in major store chains such as Barnes & Noble as well as independent booksellers and online retailers (e.g. Amazon).

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