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1 Author and Illustrator By Shaina Lacher

2 Anna Dewdney began her career illustrating several chapter books in children’s literature. Her first self-illustrated book was Llama Llama Red Pajama, (2005), who’s main character was a baby llama. A majority of the text in her work is written in verse and utilizes rhyming. Due to Dewdney’s reading advocacy work, many of her books are used to promote literacy and reading.

3 Dewdney also visited Dollywood and got to see her first two books, Llama Llama Red Pajama, and Llama Llama Mad at Mama, made into a musical. There are eight different languages that Dewdney’s books have been translated to. Including: Chinese, Hebrew, Korean, Indonesian, Vietnamese, Polish, Spanish, and Russian.

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6 Grumpy Gloria Llama Hoppity-Hop Llama Llama and the Bully Goat Llama Llama Holiday Drama Llama Llama Home With Mama Llama Llama Mad at Mama Llama Llama Misses Mama Llama Llama Shopping Drama Llama Llama Trick or Treat Llama Llama Nighty-Night Llama Llama Red Pajama Llama Llama Time To Share Llama Llama Zippety-Zoom Llama Wakey-Wake Nobunny’s Perfect Roly Poly Pangolin Llama Llama Birthday Party! Llama Llama Jingle Bells Nelly Gnu and Daddy Too (coming out May 2014)

7 “No more of this llama drama!” “It’s a pretty good life, and it took me a long time to get here” “The most important thing to know about me, really, is that I’m a mom”

8 Particularly with Pangolin conservation in southeast Asia.

9 Pangolins eat mostly ants and grubs. Pangolins have fuzzy, scruffy tummies, a bit like dogs. Pangolins have a very strong sense of smell. Pangolins protect themselves by rolling tight into a ball so they are completely covered with their scales. Pangolins are the only known mammal to possess scales. It is said that this armor of scales can deflect a bullet from a.303 rifle fired from 100 meters! Pangolins have no teeth! Pangolins have one baby at a time. Baby pangolins ride on mommy pangolins’ tails! Pangolins have incredibly long tongues (up to 16 inches!) that are attached to their pelvises! Pangolins usually walk on their hind legs. Some pangolins can live in trees. Pangolins can sometimes spray like a skunk. Pangolins are NOT anteaters, but have their own genus, Philodota. The family is Manidae.

10 Anna Dewdney Website nas_website/Home.html Anna Dewdney Website nas_website/Home.html Llama Llama Website ndex2.php Llama Llama Website ndex2.php Save the Pangolins Save the Pangolins Wikipedia Author Info _Dewdney Wikipedia Author Info _Dewdney Dewdney on GoodReads /show/ Anna_Dewdney Dewdney on GoodReads /show/ Anna_Dewdney Dewdney on Scholastic s/bookwizard/books-by/anna- dewdney Dewdney on Scholastic s/bookwizard/books-by/anna- dewdney


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