Liz Garton Scanlon


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Liz Garton Scanlon is the author of numerous beloved books for young people, including the highly-acclaimed, Caldecott-honored picture book All the World, illustrated by Marla Frazee, and her debut novel for middle grade readers, The Great Good Summer, as well as The Good-Pie Party; Happy Birthday, Bunny!; Noodle & Lou, and several others. Ms. Scanlon is also a poet, a teacher and a frequent & popular presenter at schools, libraries and conferences. She grew up in Colorado and Wisconsin, and now lives with her husband and two daughters in Austin, Texas.

Average rating: 4.07 · 8,739 ratings · 1,412 reviews · 16 distinct worksSimilar authors
All the World

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4.19 avg rating — 5,865 ratings — published 2009 — 16 editions
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The Great Good Summer

3.75 avg rating — 423 ratings — published 2015 — 5 editions
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Kate, Who Tamed the Wind

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3.80 avg rating — 354 ratings — published 2018 — 3 editions
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Another Way to Climb a Tree

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3.68 avg rating — 286 ratings2 editions
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Noodle & Lou

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3.61 avg rating — 204 ratings — published 2011 — 3 editions
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Happy Birthday, Bunny!

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3.59 avg rating — 217 ratings — published 2013 — 3 editions
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Think Big

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3.65 avg rating — 171 ratings — published 2012 — 3 editions
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A Sock is a Pocket for Your...

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3.96 avg rating — 136 ratings — published 2004 — 2 editions
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The Good-Pie Party

3.57 avg rating — 125 ratings — published 2014
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In the Canyon

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3.86 avg rating — 115 ratings — published 2015 — 3 editions
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