Denise Doyen

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Denise Doyen studied creative writing and art design at Stanford University and received her Masters in directing from the American Film Institute. For many years she worked in the world of children’s television. Her first picture book, "Once Upon a Twice", earned starred reviews, was a Junior Library Guild selection, a Kirkus Reviews Best Children’s Book(s) of 2009 and received the E.B. White Read Aloud Honor. Her next outing, "The Pomegranate Witch" arrives Aug. 2017. Her rhyming picture books are known for their literary approach to children -- offering a wealth of language and love of wordplay. Denise lives in Pacific Palisades, California.

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Once Upon a Twice

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3.58 avg rating — 333 ratings — published 2009 — 7 editions
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The Pomegranate Witch

3.94 avg rating — 234 ratings — published 2017 — 5 editions
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