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Award winning author Benjamin Ellefson loves writing whimsical adventures for children of all ages.

Childhood was a magical time for him. Benjamin grew up in a neighborhood full of kids. Every day was filled with imagination, adventures, fantasy, and wonderful stories. In school he loved any project that let him explore his creativity.

When Benjamin was older, he traveled across the country to study story telling at the University of Southern California in their school of Cinema/Television. While in school, he had the amazing opportunity to work on several film productions and saw stories coming to life first hand.

Over several years after school, Benjamin had four beautiful daughters. When they were little, he spent all of his creative energy
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Ellie Collins is an award-winning, teen author who wrote her first book at the age of eleven. Now in High School, she has already published three books. Filled with a deep love of Greek Mythology, the ancient stories inspire her modern tales of relatable teen characters.
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Finally free from the dying City of Ember, Lina and Doon lead the people into the wilderness above. But they have no food and no shelter.

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Word is spreading across the land that winter is coming to an end. This could be a disaster to the entire kingdom. Worried, young Pegacorn Callie wants to travel up the mountain to ask the king, but she is too scared to fly. Good thing, she's got som ...more
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Growing up in the south before the Civil War as a slave is an unbearable life. But luckily, Ann is at least able to still live with both her mother, father, brother, and baby sisters. That all changes when they discover their master is planning on se ...more
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I love Halloween! And I love The Littles! The two together are magic!

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