Society of
Children's Book Writers
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Speaker Profile - Jody Jensen Shaffer


Region: KS/MO
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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 or on Twitter @jodywrites4kids.