Picture Books

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Do a Doodlebugs Doodle? Amazing Insect Facts
(picture book, coauthored by Corinne Demas, illustrated by Ellen Shi), Persnickety Press, Spring 2018.

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Are Pirates Polite? 

(picture book, co-author Corinne Demas, illustrated by David Catrow), Scholastic, 2016. Find out more


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Does a Fiddler Crab Fiddle?

(picture book, co-author Corinne Demas, paintings by John Sandford), Persnickety Press, 2016.

Does A Fiddler Crab Fiddle? No! But fiddler crabs sure do some amazing things!

Starting with silly questions like the title, and moving on through increasingly-unlikely questions such as “do fiddler crabs ride a skateboard?,” and “do fiddler crabs eat pizza?,” children discover what fiddler crabs do. They don’t need a skateboard – they can move sideways so shore birds can’t catch them. They may not enjoy pizza, but they gobble up saltmarsh muck.

Using this question-and-answer format engages children immediately, and discovering just what fiddler crabs actually do satisfies their curiosity. This is the best kind of nonfiction – engaging, fun, and filled with the kinds of details that kids love.
Does A Fiddler Crab Fiddle? will have everyone claw clapping loudly for fiddler crabs!

With it’s author’s note providing more information, Does A Fiddler Crab Fiddle? is an outstanding nonfiction picture book for children ages 4-8.

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Coming Soon!

The Grumpy Pirate
(picture book, coauthored by Corinne Demas, illustrated by Ashlyn Anstee), Scholastic.
Coming Spring 2019!

Do Jellyfish Like Peanutbutter? Amazing Sea Creature Facts
(nonfiction picture book, coauthored by Corinne Demas), Persnickity Press.
Coming Spring 2019!