pink dahlia and bee
orange and gold flowers
yellow and pink dahlias
Daphne contemplates a dandelion

Deborah Hopkinson

Welcome, Adventurers!

Cinderella Launch
“Why just frac­ture a fairy tale when one can infuse it with new pos­si­bil­i­ties for self-deter­mi­na­tion?” (Pub­lish­ers Week­ly)

Com­ing Soon!

Recent­ly Published

Cinderella and a Mouse Called Fred

Avail­able 8/15/23 … Pre-order now!
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Trim Sets Sail
Avail­able 10/3/2023
Pre-order now!
The Plot to Kill a Queen

Avail­able 10/17/23 … Pre-order now!

Race Against Death
Starred reviews from SLJ, Kirkus, and Book­list
What’s not to love about
Dol­ly Par­ton? The mul­ti-tal­ent­ed enter­tain­er is gen­er­ous, hum­ble, smart, and fun­ny.
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Just in time to cel­e­brate Earth Day … every day!

Pick your favorite kinds of books to explore!


Pic­ture Books, both
Fic­tion and Nonfiction

Nature and
the Envi­ron­ment


World War II

Mid­dle Grade

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please con­tact Authors Out Loud ( or view my Speak­ing Pro­file.