In this delightful Christmas picture book, Jack’s substitute teacher, Mr. Clausen, looks a whole lot like Santa Claus—could he really be Santa?
"With nods to archaeological adventures like Indiana Jones, Hannah’s journey features intermittent excitement and dips into intriguing myths and history." —Kirkus Reviews
"Funny and astute, the volume represents five minutes well spent." —Publishers Weekly
We're so happy to be celebrating the release of Elly Swartz's SMART COOKIE! Congratulations, Elly, on another incredible book!
"Smart Cookie has all the right ingredients: humor, mystery, friendship, ghosts, and an extra helping of heart." – Wendy Mass, New York Times bestselling author of 11 Birthdays and A Mango-Shaped Space
"Frankie is honest and ever hopeful as she narrates her own fast-paced tale of confusions, worries, and headlong lapses of judgment. She is fully accepting of her charmingly eccentric family and friends. All the pieces come together in the end with many surprises...Reader swill laugh and commiserate and root for Frankie all the way." -- Kirkus