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Series: Penelope Crumb


PENELOPE CRUMB FINDS HER LUCK by Shawn K. Stout
Released: Oct. 17, 2013

"Although full of candies and melting Popsicles, this sweet tale is refreshing rather than cloying. (Fiction. 7-10)"
Penelope returns in her third adventure, in which she struggles with leading a community mural-painting project, helping plan the secret escape of an elderly yet feisty fortuneteller and avoiding the Bad Luck as much as possible. Read full book review >
PENELOPE CRUMB NEVER FORGETS by Shawn K. Stout
Released: Jan. 24, 2013

Penelope Crumb is back with the same spunk and quirky narration that won readers over in her eponymous debut (2012).

Still struggling with the reality that her dad is Graveyard Dead, Penelope must also contend with a rival for her best friend Patsy Cline's attention. Read full book review >