Caroline Carlson

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Caroline Carlson is the author of funny and fantastical books for young readers, including The Very Nearly Honorable League of Pirates trilogy, The World’s Greatest Detective, and The Door at the End of the World. Her novels have won accolades from the New York Times, the American Booksellers Association, Bank Street College of Education, the American Library Association, and Junior Library Guild, among others.

Caroline holds a BA from Swarthmore College and an MFA in Writing for Children from Vermont College of Fine Arts. A Massachusetts native, she now lives in Pittsburgh with her family. You can visit her online at http://carolinecarlsonbooks.com.
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“A good pirate fights back," said Jasper, "and a good pirate finds treasure.”
Caroline Carlson, Magic Marks the Spot

“If you want to know the truth, pirates can be even sillier than Miss Pimm’s girls, although they are not nearly as cruel.”
Caroline Carlson, Magic Marks the Spot

“However, many a pirate has tried to make his name on the High Seas by searching for famous, long-lost treasures. These include the fabled wreck of the good ship Petunia, the infamous magic stash of the Enchantress of the Northlands, and, of course, the toothbrush collection of Blackjaw Hawkins.”
Caroline Carlson, Magic Marks the Spot

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