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The Jitterbug

Written by Marcie Colleen & illustrated by Steve James
Published by Imprint
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The Super Happy Party Bears become mentors when they meet Butter, a groovy caterpillar who’s got moves. This jitterbug can breakdance, tango, and boogie-woogie. The bears teach Butter everything they know, and he becomes a Super Happy Party Caterpillar dedicated to spreading the party spirit! When Butter mysteriously disappears, the bears frantically search for him, only to discover that the Jitterbug has morphed into a beautiful butterfly! The bears must accept that the Jitterbug has grown up and must follow his own fluttery path.Illustrated in full color!

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Who Wrote The Jitterbug

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Marcie Colleen

Marcie Colleen is a former classroom teacher turned children’s book author. She is the author of THE SUPER HAPPY PARTY BEARS chapter book series with Macmillan/Imprint, as well her debut picture book, Love, Triangle, illustrated by Bob Shea (Balzer+Bray/HarperCollins), and Penguinaut!, illustrated by Emma Yarlett.

Marcie is an expert on creating highly acclaimed Teacher’s Guides that align picture books and middle grade novels with the Common Core and state mandated standards. She is the Education Consultant for Picture Book Month and the Curriculum Developer for Time Traveler Tours & Tales. She is a frequent presenter at conferences for the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators, as well as a faculty member for Kidlit Writing School, San Diego Writer’s Ink, and the University of California San Diego Extension. Her educational work in children’s literature has been recognized by School Library Journal, Publisher’s Weekly, and the Children’s Book Council.

She holds a bachelor’s degree in Education of English and Language Arts from Oswego State University and a master’s degree in Educational Theater from New York University.

Although she will always be a Brooklynite at heart, Marcie lives in San Diego, California with her husband—artist Jonathan Lopes—and their mischievous sock monkey.

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Who Illustrated The Jitterbug

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Steve James
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Steve James is represented by Advocate Art and has been fortunate to work on a variety of illustration projects including greetings cards and children’s books, some clients include: iMPRINT Macmillan, Cottage Door Press, Little Tiger Press, Igloo Books and Scholastic. He lives near Leeds, a vibrant city in the United Kingdom.

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Book Details

ISBN:
9781250113597
Publication Date:
August 15, 2017
Library of Congress Number (LCCN):
2016954109
ASIN/ISBN 10:
1250113598
Lexile:
NC720L
Accelerated Reader Points:
1.0
Accelerated Reader Quiz:
197868
ATOS Book Level:
4.59
Accelerated Reader Interest Level:
LG

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