(sallywarnerbooks.com) has published more than twenty novels for young readers, including the Emma and EllRay Jakes series. She lives in Altadena, California with her husband and their dachshund Jimmy Shivers. Shearry Malone
(shearrymaloneillustration.com) was born and raised in the eclectic college town of Athens, GA. Shearry has a Bachelor's degree in Fine Arts and illustrates in a fun, simplistic and quirky style. Shearry now resides in Nashville, TN.
Praise for the EllRay Jakes Series by Sally Warner
"A lively series . . . clever plotting . . . ingenious narration." --Publishers Weekly
"Ideal for reluctant readers." --Booklist
"Warner is a dead-on observer of playground politics, and has a great ear for dialogue."--School Library Journal
"Young readers can identify with EllRay, who is neither a bad seed nor a goody-two-shoes; he and his sense of humor are just right." --Kirkus Reviews