Linda Ashman




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Linda Ashman

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Linda Ashman's children's books have been named to the "best of the year" lists of the New York Times, Parenting Magazine, Child Magazine, New York Public Library, the Bank Street College of Education, the IRA/CBC and more. She is also the author of The Nuts and Bolts Guide to Writing Picture Books .

Linda lives in Chapel Hill, North Carolina with her husband, Jack Hicks, their son Jackson, and their two dogs.

Average rating: 3.83 · 3,612 ratings · 875 reviews · 37 distinct works · Similar authors
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Starry Safari

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No Dogs Allowed!

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Henry Wants More!

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Creaky Old House: A Topsy-T...

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Samantha on a Roll

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Babies on the Go

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Castles, Caves, and Honeycombs

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I resisted this one, as I already hear plenty of talk about baseball in my house. But this isn't a book about baseball, really. It's a book about troubled but essentially good-hearted people struggling to find -- what? -- not happiness, exactly, but ...more
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Loved it. Far-fetched, hilarious, completely engaging, cleverly written. Found myself hurrying through a couple of slow spots, but mostly wishing that it was longer.
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Crossing to Safety
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The Book of Joe
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