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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Lori Jo Metz  

Pen Name: Lorijo Metz


Born: Gurnee, Illinois

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Metz was born in Gurnee, Illinois and graduated from Illinois State University in Bloomington, Illinois.

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Floridius Bloom and The Planet of Gloom
ISBN: 0803730845

Dial Books for Young Readers. 2007

Living in self-imposed isolation out of fear for just about everything, Floridius gets a new lease on life when he meets a curious creature with a kind heart who helps him learn to appreciate what really matters in life.



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