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Laura Amy Schlitz

Good Masters! Sweet Ladies! Voices From A Medieval Village

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2008 Newbery Medal Winner Laura Amy Schlitz News

She Persisted: Girls Find a Way to Live on Their Own Terms

New York Times
Laura Amy Schlitz's witty writing matches perfectly with the energetic watercolors by Brian Floca, who won the Caldecott Medal for “Locomotive.” I dare you not to laugh at the pink-frocked reptile desperately trying to jump rope. In the end the adults ...

2008 Newbery Medal Winner Laura Amy Schlitz News

In Conversation: Laura Amy Schlitz and Brian Floca

Publishers Weekly
What do you get when you pair a Newbery Medalist and a Caldecott Medalist? In the case of author Laura Amy Schlitz and illustrator Brian Floca, the answer is Princess Cora and the Crocodile: a slapstick fairy tale, starring a princess-in-training whose ...

2008 Newbery Medal Winner Laura Amy Schlitz News

Five new books for your reading pleasure

News Sentinel
I love Fannie Flagg's “The Whole Town's Talking.” But then I love anything Fannie Flagg writes. Her sense of humor pervades her writing. Her characters are so good one wishes they actually existed because they'd be so great to know. Her style makes you ...

2008 Newbery Medal Winner Laura Amy Schlitz News

The Most-Anticipated Children's and YA Books of Spring 2017

Publishers Weekly
Princess Cora and the Crocodile by Laura Amy Schlitz, illus. by Brian Floca (Candlewick, Mar.) - What do you get when a Newbery Medalist (Schlitz, for Good Masters! Sweet Ladies!) and a Caldecott Medalist (Floca, for Locomotive) collaborate on an early ...

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