Author Archive for Jennifer Wharton

Bird and Squirrrel on Ice

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    Bird and Squirrel, those epic cartoon travelers, have returned. In their last adventure, the enthusiastic Bird convinced neurotic, timid Squirrel to accompany him on his journey south. After many detours, adventures, and near-death escapades, they finally reached their…

Monster Science series, vols. 1 & 2

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    Capstone’s Monster Science series takes scientific principles and uses various classic monsters to explain and illustrate them in graphic format. Each book ends with additional information, including a glossary, several suggested books for further reading, and three questions…

Comics Land, vol. 1-4

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    Capstone’s Comics Land series offers short, funny stories for beginning readers. The books are in an eight by eight square format, rather than the traditional easy reader vertical rectangle. Each book opens with an introduction to the main…

Santa versus Dracula

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It’s the happiest time of the year: Santa and his elves are in high gear preparing to bring joy to children all around the world, when an old enemy makes a surprise appearance. Now it’s a battle to the undeath as Dracula and…

SMASH: Trial by Fire

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Andrew Ryan is your typical fifth grader. Like all the other kids in town, he hero-worships the Defender, greatest hero the world has ever known. He daydreams about being a hero himself: Sparrowhawk! But real life isn’t so heroic. He’s…