ABOUT JODY JENSEN SHAFFER

  • I am the author of over 30 fiction and nonfiction children’s books. PRUDENCE, THE PART-TIME COW (Henry Holt), illustrated by Stephanie Laberis, was chosen to represent the state of Missouri at the 2017 National Book Festival. A CHIP OFF THE OLD BLOCK (Nancy Paulsen), illustrated by Daniel Miyares, released in February 2018. IT’S YOUR FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL, BUSY BUS! (Beach Lane), illustrated by Claire Messer, zooms into stores on July 3, 2018. Visit me at jodyjensenshaffer.com or on Twitter @jodywrites4kids.

PUBLICATIONS - View in Bookstore


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    "Found!"


    2010

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    "Garage Sale Duck"


    2012

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    "One Small Chair"


    2011

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    "Red Mittens"


    2010

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    "Toothless"


    2011

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    "Bella Badger's Bonnet"

    (Article)


    Highlights High Five

    2013

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    "Cricket's Music"

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    Clubhouse Jr.

    2012

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    "Don't Forget!"

    (Article)


    Clubhouse Jr.

    2012

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    "My Tasty Snowman"


    Highlights for Children

    2014

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    "On My Big Boy Bed"

    (Article)


    Hello

    2013

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    "Robin's Treat"


    Hello

    2013

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    "Sam's Feast"

    (Article)


    Clubhouse Jr.

    2012