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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Charise Mericle Harper  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Fiction Non-Fiction

Audience: Children;

Born: in Vancouver, Canada


-- Website -- http://www.chariseharper.com
-- Charise Mericle Harper on WorldCat -- http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=charise+mericle+harper

E-Mail: -- charise@chariseharper.com


Illinois Connection

Charise lives in Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

Charise Mericle Harper is an author, illustrator and cartoonist.


Awards

Time Magazine

Speaking Engagements

Speaking Engagement Availability (Yes)

Selected Titles At Your Library

Cupcake :
ISBN: 9780545451604. OCLC Number: 424554057

Disney/Hyperion,. .

Cupcake, feeling drab because he is only vanilla, and his friend, Candle, come up with a plan to make themselves stand out in the crowd.

Imaginative inventions :
ISBN: 0316347256. OCLC Number: 45093999

Little Brown,. .

Find out the stories behind some of our favorite foods and possessions.

Itsy Bitsy, the smart spider /
ISBN: 0803729014. OCLC Number: 51258753

Dial Books for Young Readers,. .

The spider from the famous nursery rhyme gets a job in order to buy a cover that will keep her dry and prevent her being washed down the water spout again.

Just Grace /
ISBN: 0547014406. OCLC Number: 70864392

Houghton Mifflin,. .

Misnamed by her teacher, seven-year-old Just Grace prides herself on being empathetic, but when she tries to help a neighbor feel better, her good intentions backfire.

Just Grace, Still just Grace, Just Grace walks the dog
ISBN: 9780544854536. OCLC Number: 952606353

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Meet third-grader Grace Stewart, who gets stuck with the name Just Grace when she tries to distinguish herself from the three other Graces in her class. Grace is plenty different, though. She has a teeny-tiny superpower, for instance--she can tell if someone is unhappy and often tries to fix it. But sometimes her good intentions backfire ... Join Just Grace as she deals with a missing cat, a new neighbor, and more in this delightfully funny three-book.

Pink me up
ISBN: 9780375983344. OCLC Number: 710847664

Alfred A. Knopf,. .

When Mama is too sick to go to the Pink Girls Pink-nic with Violet, Daddy offers to take her place but, first, he needs to pink-up his clothes.

Pink me up /
ISBN: 0375856072. OCLC Number: 427757128

Alfred A. Knopf,. .

When Mama is too sick to go to the Pink Girls Pink-nic with Violet, Daddy offers to take her place but, first, he needs to "pink-up" his clothes.

Still just Grace
ISBN: 9780618934829. OCLC Number: 123818164

Houghton Mifflin Company,. .

When a struggling student teacher assigns a group project, seven-year-old Just Grace gets so involved in working with Grace W. and Grace F. that she fails to understand why she and her best friend, Mimi, are drifting apart.

The trouble with normal /
ISBN: 0618156267. OCLC Number: 49625399

Houghton Mifflin,. .

Finnigan, a Secret Service squirrel in training, reports on the unusual activities in the apartment building across from his park.

There was a bold lady who wanted a star
ISBN: 0439632412. OCLC Number: 56407102

Scholastic,. .

In this variation on the traditional cumulative rhyme, a feisty woman tries roller skates, a bicycle, and even a rocket to reach a star.

There was a bold lady who wanted a star /
ISBN: 0316146730. OCLC Number: 47126789

Little, Brown,. .

In this variation on the traditional cumulative rhyme, a feisty woman tries roller skates, a bicycle, and even a rocket to reach a star.

When I grow up /
ISBN: 0811829057. OCLC Number: 45044098

Chronicle Books,. .

Brightly colored illustrations teach about virtues and qualities including understanding, thoughtfulness, generosity and others.