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Hi!

I’m wondering if anyone can think of a PB or even a storybook about wild girls- think Peter Pan’s Lost Boys, but girls.  I’ve come across a few that have a female MC with wildness as a main theme (Wild by Emily Hughes,  Moon by Alison Oliver, Wild Child by Jeanne Willis), but I can’t think of any with a pack of girls. 

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#1 - November 01, 2018, 10:44 AM

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I think that's a terrific idea.  You should write it.  :) 
#2 - November 01, 2018, 06:05 PM
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Thanks, Karen!  Maybe I will :)
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If you need an illustrator... I love illustrating middle grade.  :) 
#4 - November 01, 2018, 07:11 PM
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Not really 'wild' but what about sassy girls like Junie B. Jones or Beverly Cleary's Ramona? Or Lilly in Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse?
#5 - November 01, 2018, 07:30 PM
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Legend of The Beaver's Tail '15
Schnitzel: A Cautionary Tale for Lazy Louts,  '16
Moo La La! Cow Goes Shopping, '17
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Oh, I'd love to illustrate something like that.  Keep me in mind if you decide to self-publish and need an illustrator.  :) 

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#6 - November 01, 2018, 07:47 PM
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 Not sure if it's what you're after, but I consider my character Grimelda to be a wild girl. She is very messy and stubborn and lives on her own even though she's a child (because she's a witch). The sequel features some female neighbors, as well. It's a mostly female town. Just throwing it out there in case it's helpful. Sounds like you have a very fun concept.
#7 - November 02, 2018, 07:39 PM
NED THE KNITTING PIRATE, GRIMELDA series,
CITY SHAPES, DORIS THE BOOKASAURUS, ONE SNOWY DAY, PIZZA PIG, and more...
http://www.dianamurray.com

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Thank you Stephanie and Diana.  Those sound like some fun reads (especially your books, Diana)- but it does sound like perhaps a cohesive group of wild girls has not really been done- at least it’s not coming to mind easily.  Hmmmm
#8 - November 03, 2018, 11:02 AM

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