Biography for Clementine's Letter

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Sara Pennypacker is also the author of Clementine andThe Talented Clementine. She has written several other books, includingStuart's Cape and Stuart Goes to School, both illustrated by Martin Matje; andDumbstruck. She was a painter before becoming a writer, and has two absolutely fabulous children who are grown now. Sara lives in Cape Cod, Massachusetts.

Marla Frazee illustrated the first two books in the Clementine series. She is the author and illustrator of many picture books as well, includingWalk On!, Santa Claus the World's Number One Toy Expert, and Roller Coaster, and she illustratedThe Seven Silly Eaters and Everywhere Babies. She works in a small backyard cabin under an avocado tree in Pasadena, California.