Biography for Blue Shoe : A Tale of Thievery, Villainy, Sorcery, and Shoes

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Roderick Townley's books have received many stars and accolades. You can read more about him at He lives in Kansas.

Mary GrandPré is perhaps best known for creating the jackets and illustrations for the Harry Potter books. She has also illustrated many fine picture books. You can read more about her work at