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Lori Ries

Award winning children’s author, Lori Ries, is author of several books, including the Aggie and Ben series. Lori enjoys travel, cooking, baking, reading with her grandchildren, and making eyeballs at Halloween. She lives in Draper, Utah, with her husband and their dog, Molly.

Visit Lori at www.LoriRies.net.

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Señor Picante is My Red Fish

Written by Lori Ries

Illustrated by Lara Law

When Miguel sets up a fish bowl for his new pet, Señor Picante is delighted by every surprise. One day, Señor Picante has a surprise of his own. How can a fish surprise a human friend? Friend - Amigo

The Step into Spanish Series is designed to teach children basic Spanish vocabulary words through story. Children’s writer Lori Ries, and illustrator Lara Law, team up to provide a fun way for children to explore the Spanish Language.

Paperback, ages 2-8, 8.5"x8.5"

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Tater Tot is My Fat Cat

Written by Lori Ries

Illustrated by Lara Law

Tater Tot is a cuddly, mischievous, playful cat . . . usually, but now, Tater Tot is a slug. What will Miguel discover as he observes his cat’s strange new behavior? Will Tater Tot ever be fun again?

The Step into Spanish Series is designed to teach children basic Spanish vocabulary words through story. Children’s writer Lori Ries, and illustrator Lara Law, team up to provide a fun way for children to

explore the Spanish Language.

Paperback, ages 2-8, 8.5"x8.5"

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Beware! Be Scared!

by Lori Ries

Illustrated by Ryan Law

It's dark! It's eerie! Ghouls, witches, and werewolves might scare this trick-or-treater out of a fun Halloween adventure.

Will he run, run, run, or hide, hide, hide? Find out when you look inside!

Paperback Ages 2-8, 8"x8"

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Charlie & Emmet - Surgery Day

by Lori Ries

Illustrated by Thomas Bender

Everyone in Charlie's family loves Emmet, the dinosaur. Daddy has roaring conversations with him, and Mommy eats his cuisine. But it's Charlie who loves him most of all. She couldn't have asked for a better friend! He shares her food, reads her books, and when Mommy goes to the hospital, he helps take care of her.

What's it like having a dinosaur for a nurse?

Find out in these four short chapters - just right for beginning readers.

Hardcover ages 2-8, 8.5"x11"

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The Witches Ball

by Lori Ries

Illustrated by Tracee Guzman

One O'Clock! Two O'Clock! Three O'Clock!

Tonight is the Witches Ball, and it starts promptly at twelve o'clock. But with nothing to wear and her shoelaces breaking, Millie is already racing against the chimes. When her broom breaks, she fears it's the last straw. Will she make it to the ball on time? Grab your broom and ride along with Millie in this lively counting tale.

Hardcover/Paperback Ages 2-8, 11"x8.5"

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Ten Crazy Kittens Try, Try Again

by Lori Ries

Illustrated by Lara Law

One kitten, two kittens, three kittens, four! Whenever Miguel turns his back, ten crazy kittens scheme to catch ten tasty fish. Will they succeed?

Paperback ages 2-8, 8"x8"

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Punk Wig

by Lori Ries

Illustrated by Patricia Dewitt-Grush & Robin Dewitt

A parent's cancer diagnosis and the chemotherapy treatments that follow can be scary for any child. This heartwarming story will delight all readers as they watch this mother and daughter face the unknown with the help of one very bright, very spunky wig.

From the first hospital visit to the celebratory dinner at remission, Punk Wig will have readers cheering them on.

Hardcover/Paperback ages 4-12, 8.5"x8.5"