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    Before turning to writing full-time, Jennifer taught elementary school and preschool in Houston and New York City. Her debut middle grade novel Solving For M is available now! She is currently hard at work on her second novel which still needs a better title than...

    Book #2. Jennifer also develops curriculum materials for students and teachers. Check out her current project Girls4Tech

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    Growing up, Paul liked to build things. For many years, he worked as a carpenter. Today he uses that know-how to construct stories. Paul got his start as a research assistant to best-selling author Thomas Moore. He then teamed up with musician Pete Seeger for Pete Seeger’s Storytelling Book and the picture books: Abiyoyo ReturnsSome Friends to Feed, and The Deaf Musicians, winner of the ALA Schneider Family Book Award.

    Jennifer and Paul are a husband and wife writing team. They are the authors of many picture books, as well as the Animal Inn and Mack Rhino series. They have two kids, a mouse-catching dog, and a dog food-eating cat. They all live in Massachusetts.


    Paul and Jennifer are represented by the 

    Jean V. Naggar Literary Agency.