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Praise From Reviewers

by Sheri Lynn Fishbach
"Dex is a tasty character blended into a good story that deserves to be heard from, understood and most of all, read!" - Jonathan Russo, ABC’s The Chew
by Jane Yolen; Illustration by Ellen Shi
"Little Frog's brave and adventurous spirit is endearing. Yolen crafts a colorful tale, paired with luminous art by Ellen Shi." - Melissa Sweet, illustrator of Caldecott Honor book, The Right Word: Roget and His Thesaurus
by Sheri Lynn Fishbach
"Kids love food and food shows, and they'll absolutely love Dex!" - Reese Shonfeld, Founder, The Food Network

Featured Author

Jane Yolen
Jane Yolen has authored more than 350 books, including the Caldecott-winning Owl Moon, loved by children and bird watchers of all ages; You Nest Here With Me, which is a popular new favorite; and the New York Times best-selling series How Do Dinosaurs. Jane Yolen’s books have been translated into over 20 languages and are popular around the world.

Jane's husband, David Stemple, was both a well-known bird recordist and a professor of computer science and he taught the entire family how to enjoy birds. Many of Jane’s books are about wildlife subjects, especially the winged kind. Jane (with David formerly) lives in Hatfield MA.