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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Stacy Curtis  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Fiction Illustrator

Audience: Children;

Born: 1971

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Curtis lives in Oak Lawn.

Biographical and Professional Information

Stacy Curtis is an award-winning cartoonist, illustrator and printmaker who draws editorial cartoons, comics and illustrations for various publications and web sites. He has illustrated several children's books and also creates hand-pulled screenprinted movie posters, gigposters and art prints through his company, ''Mile 44''. Some of his clients include: ''Simon & Schuster'', ''Scholastic'', ''Highlights Magazine'', ''Cricket Magazine'', ''Innovative Kids'', ''Standard Publishing'', ''The Chicago Tribune'' and ''BowTie Press''.

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A place for everything /
ISBN: 1416994254. OCLC Number: 419814606

Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers,. .

After failing to find his favorite sneakers in time for the big basketball game, Jumper the rabbit learns how to put his room in order by organizing his possessions.

Bases loaded, 3.
ISBN: 0142417513. OCLC Number: 884834463

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Fourth grade best friends Ray and Graham try to avoid the class bully, have fun with a substitute teacher, and get the attention of the girls they like while concentrating on winning the Little League Championships.

Goob and his grandpa /
ISBN: 1442476532. OCLC Number: 821560597

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Goob's friends help him after his grandpa passes away.

Just the way I am /
ISBN: 1416994238. OCLC Number: 310397000

Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers,. .

When Biff the beaver makes fun of Pokey's quills, his friends help the porcupine feel a lot better about himself. Includes note to parents and discussion questions.

Lily and the yucky cookies /
ISBN: 1442476494. OCLC Number: 824608986

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Lily Skunk bakes cookies for her friends without listening to her father's instructions.

Meghan Rose and the not-so-silent night
ISBN: 9780784735787. OCLC Number: 794706824

Standard Publishing,. .

When icy roads strand Meghan, her parents, and friend Kayla in a noisy church fellowship hall on Christmas Eve, Meghan comes to understand the true meaning of Christmas.

Meghan Rose joins the club /
ISBN: 0784735794. OCLC Number: 794706820

Standard Publishing,. .

When Meghan Rose and her friends, Lynette and Kayla, form an exclusive club, the Dinosaur Divas, other classmates form clubs, too, and rivalries cause trouble until Meghan Rose's father helps her find a Bible verse that leads to peace. Includes discussion questions, activities, and dinosaur facts.

Meghan Rose on stage!
ISBN: 9780784721032. OCLC Number: 123028997

Standard Pub.,. .

When her act for the talent show is mistakenly sabotaged, first-grader Meghan Rose discovers through prayer what her God-given talent is and proceeds to use it, and to bloom. Includes discussion questions and activities.

Odd ball :
ISBN: 9781477816011. OCLC Number: 871362985

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Presents fun facts and trivia about baseball, from its most eccentric players to unexpected events, fun mascots, and surprising fan experiences.

One by one
ISBN: 9780545016551. OCLC Number: 225601926

Scholastic,. .

The bugs jump in the puddle one by one until the frog comes.

Raymond & Graham, cool campers /
ISBN: 0142418757. OCLC Number: 650211002

Puffin Books,. .

Best friends Raymond and Graham decide to reinvent themselves when they go to Camp Grizzly over the summer.

Raymond & Graham, dancing dudes
ISBN: 9780142415085. OCLC Number: 428024095

Puffin Books,. .

Fourth-grade best friends Raymond and Graham write Valentine poems, perform in a hoedown, and learn how to be men.

Raymond and Graham rule the school
ISBN: 9780142414262. OCLC Number: 428158429

Puffin Books,. .

Best friends Raymond and Graham have looked forward to being the oldest, coolest, toughest boys at East Millcreek Elementary School, but from the start of fourth grade everything goes wrong, from getting the scary teacher to not getting the lead in the school play.

Ricky Vargas :
ISBN: 0545313961. OCLC Number: 798059670

Scholastic,. .

Second-grader Ricky, the funniest boy in the world has an un-funny day, enters the talent contest and meets the substitute teacher.

Ricky Vargas :
ISBN: 9780545310314. OCLC Number: 645789590

Scholastic, Inc.,. .

Second-grader Ricky excels at making people laugh, but learns that being funny at school is not always a good idea.

Rocky Cave kids :
ISBN: 076145974X. OCLC Number: 701807772

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Miggy, who lives near Rocky Creek in Triassic Forest with the rest of her clan, finds a rare dragon stone that must be kept a secret lest it lose its magical powers.

Sammy and the pecan pie /
ISBN: 1442476478. OCLC Number: 824608985

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Sammy Squirrel and his twin sister, Sophie, usually get along but lately it seems everything is going her way.

Snack attack
ISBN: 9781416902386. OCLC Number: 144598063

Aladdin,. .

A cat in a shack tricks a rat with a snack.

Sophie and the perfect poem /
ISBN: 1442476516. OCLC Number: 816317723

Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers,. .

Ms. Hoot assigns Sophie and Biff as partners to write a poem, then encourages Sophie to open her eyes to the possibility that Biff is not as mean and scary as he seems and has some good ideas, too.

The 7 habits of happy kids /
ISBN: 1416957766. OCLC Number: 192042051

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For the Seven Oaks friends, there is always something to do. Whether they're singing along with Pokey Porcupine's harmonica or playing soccer with Jumper Rabbit, everyone is having fun and learning all sorts of things. These seven stories show how practicing the 7 Habits makes this possible for the whole Seven Oaks Community. From learning how to take charge of their own lives to discovering how balance is best, the Seven Oaks friends have tons of adventures and find out how each and every kid can be a happy kid by practicing the 7 Habits.

The 7 habits of happy kids : habit 2 :
ISBN: 9781442496170. OCLC Number: 879284376

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This collection includes volumes that help teach kids how to live their lives properly.

The fix-it crew
ISBN: 9781584766131. OCLC Number: 166390991

InnovativeKids,. .

In graphic novel format, a crew of workers, Ben, Bill, and Jan, work together to repair a hole in the fence and leaky roof, and to build a shed.

To be a cat /
ISBN: 1442454067. OCLC Number: 808684350

Atheneum Books for Young Readers,. .

Twelve-year-old Barney Willow gets his wish to be a cat but soon discovers that not all felines are cute and cuddly--some are downright evil--and his life is in grave danger, but his missing father may be able to help.

When I grow up /
ISBN: 1416994246. OCLC Number: 310397002

Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers,. .

After her grandmother reads her a story about growing up, Allie the mouse imagines what she will be like when she is grown. Includes note to parents and discussion questions.

You know your dog owns you if-- /
ISBN: 1931993394. OCLC Number: 56133253

Bowtie Press,. .