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Jean Marzollo - book author

Jean Marzollo was the award-winning author of over 100 books for kids, including the I SPY series, Pierre the Penguin, Help Me Learn Numbers 0-20, Soccer Sam, Happy Birthday Martin Luther King, Close Your Eyes, Mama Mama/Papa Papa, the Shanna Show books, and In 1776, as well as books for parents and teachers. She was the author/illustrator of Ten Little Christmas Presents, Ten Little Eggs, Bible stories, and Greek myths. On her website Jean Marzollo discussed her books, answered the main question kids asked: "Why did you write that book?" and also provided free original eBooks she had created. Jean blogged weekly for pre-K and kindergarten teachers. A graduate of the University of Connecticut and Harvard Graduate School of Education, Jean was editor of Scholastic's kindergarten magazine Let's Find Out from 1972-1992. Because she loved kids, early childhood education, and books, she thanked her publishers for supporting her career. She was very grateful for the artists and photographers who had illustrated her books and for her husband Claudio Marzollo and sons Dan Marzollo and Dave Marzollo, who had co-authored some of her books and helped with others, especially the I SPY books.

Jean Marzollo is the author of books: I Spy: A Book of Picture Riddles, I Spy School Days: A Book of Picture Riddles, I Spy Treasure Hunt: A Book of Picture Riddles, I Spy Christmas: A Book of Picture Riddles, I Spy Spooky Night: A Book of Picture Riddles, I Spy Fun House: A Book of Picture Riddles, I Spy Mystery: A Book of Picture Riddles, Happy Birthday, Martin Luther King Jr., I Spy Fantasy: A Book of Picture Riddles, Pierre the Penguin: A True Story

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With 24 million copies sold, the bestselling I Spy series is being relaunched with new designs and foil covers.

This bestselling book features riddles that send readers searching through 13 photographs to find hidden objects.
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Provides brainteasers to solve in a blackboard scene, hundreds of tiny objects to ponder in a classification puzzle, Rube Goldberg-type contraptions to figure out, and a nature spread that encourages learning through observation.
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With 24 million copies sold, the bestselling I Spy series is being relaunched with new designs and foil covers.

This bestselling book features riddles that send readers searching for hidden objects in 12 photographs with treasure hunt themes.
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This best-selling book features a collection of favourite I Spy riddles that send readers searching for hidden objects in thirteen photographs with a 'Christmas' theme. Each rhyming riddle in this bright collection of photographic challenges invites children to find objects hidden throughout thematic pages.
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Set in a haunted house, readers are invited to search for mice, spiders, candles, bats, jack-o-lanterns, and bones among other creepy things found in the hallway, library, fireplace, and laboratory of the house, as well as in the graveyard and a garden of ghouls outside.
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With more than 600,000 copies sold in hardcover, I Spy Fun House features rhyming riddles and search-and-find photographs!

Thirteen amazing photographs filled with fun objects to search-and-find! Contents includes "Balloons for Sale," "The Laughing Clown," "Fun House Mirror," "Circus Band," "Mirror Maze," and more!

More than 600,000 copies of I Spy Fun House have been sold in hardcover!
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Search-and-find riddles paired with amazing photographs will captivate kids of all ages in the bestselling I Spy series.
Acclaimed I Spy creators Walter Wick and Jean Marzollo use everyday objects to enhance intellectual discovery.

From a cluttered attic to a sea of marbles, readers can examine the different objects, solve the picture riddles, and become an I Spy detective!

A perfect fit for STEAM curriculum.
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Let the Scholastic Bookshelf be your guide through the whole range of your child's experiences: laugh with them, learn with them, read with them!
Sixteen best-selling titles available now!

Category: Biography

This book is a beautifully-rendered study of Martin Luther King Jr.'s life, told in simple, straightforward language for even the youngest of readers to understand. Pinkney's scratchboard and oil pastel illustrations convey both the strength and gentleness of King's character. Both text and art carry his central message of peace and brotherhood among all people.
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With rhyming riddles and search-and-find photographs, more than one million copies of I Spy Fantasy have been sold.
Thirteen amazing photographs filled with fun objects to search-and-find! Contents includes "City Blocks," "Into the Woods," "Clouds," "Yikes!," "Blast Off!," and more!
There are more than one million copies of I Spy Fantasy in print!
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When Pierre, a penguin living at the California Academy of Sciences, loses his feathers, he gets some help from his human friends. A true story of veterniary ingenuity.