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Stacy McAnulty

Stacy McAnulty is an award-winning, Indie-bestselling children’s book author, and former mechanical engineer, who dreams of someday being a dog therapist, a correspondent for The Daily Show, and an astronaut. She has written 40+ books (both fiction and nonfiction) for young readers, including middle-grade novels: Forever Twelve, The Miscalculations of Lightning Girl, and Millionaires for the Month, chapter book series, The Dino Files, and picture books, Excellent Ed, and Max Explains Everything. Most of her books feature STEM or an adorable dog—some include both. When not writing, Stacy can be found baking triple-chocolate cupcakes, listening to Taylor Swift, checking out the latest news from NASA, and eating triple-chocolate cupcakes. Originally from upstate NY, she now lives in Kernersville, NC with her 3 kids, 3 dogs, and 1 husband. Find her online at

Max Explains Everything: Soccer Expert - Read Aloud Picture Book | Brightly Storytime<br/>



Max Explains Everything: Soccer Expert - Read Aloud Picture Book | Brightly Storytime

Videos from the 2024 First-Year Experience® Conference are now available

We’re pleased to share videos from the 2024 First-Year Experience® Conference. Whether you weren’t able to join us at the conference or would simply like to hear the talks again, please take a moment to view the clips below.   Penguin Random House Author Breakfast Monday, February 19th, 7:15 – 8:45 am PST This event

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