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Lisa Pliscou

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I write books for children and adults. My latest, from Macmillan: BRAVE JANE AUSTEN: Reader, Writer, Author, Rebel, a picture-book biography.


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“Words made you mighty. Words, stories, books: they could take you anywhere, and they could go out anywhere in the world. Jenny -- Jane -- picked up her pen, and began to write.”
Lisa Pliscou, Young Jane Austen: Becoming a Writer

“Wait.
It's cool!
Betty shares her nachos.
What a non-bogus babe Betty is.”
Lisa Pliscou, Dude: Fun with Dude and Betty

“Uh oh.
Bud has chowed Dude's burrito.
Most heinous, Bud!
Bud is harshing on Dude's mellow.”
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“I knew when I met you an adventure was going to happen.”
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“Words made you mighty. Words, stories, books: they could take you anywhere, and they could go out anywhere in the world. Jenny -- Jane -- picked up her pen, and began to write.”
Lisa Pliscou, Young Jane Austen: Becoming a Writer

“Wait.
It's cool!
Betty shares her nachos.
What a non-bogus babe Betty is.”
Lisa Pliscou, Dude: Fun with Dude and Betty

“Uh oh.
Bud has chowed Dude's burrito.
Most heinous, Bud!
Bud is harshing on Dude's mellow.”
Lisa Pliscou, Dude: Fun with Dude and Betty

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Lisa Pliscou Sophia wrote: "Thanks for the friend request, Lisa!

See you around GR! Congrats on your new Jane Austen book!"


Thanks much, Sophia! :)


Sophia Thanks for the friend request, Lisa!

See you around GR! Congrats on your new Jane Austen book!


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