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Diary of a Fairy Godmother

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Diary of a Fairy Godmother

By Esme Raji Codell

Disney-Hyperion, Hardcover, 9780786809653, 176pp.

Publication Date: June 15, 2005

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Description

Hunky Dory is at the top of her class in charm school. She can make flowers wilt like wet spaghetti. She can make thunder rumble like a whale's bellyache. And she can turn any prince into a frog-but she always changes them back. That's when she knows there'll be a problem



About the Author
Esm Raji Codell is the author of "Hanukkah, Shmanukkah!, "illustrated by LeUyen Pham, "Diary of a Fairy Godmother," with illustrations by Drazen Kozjan; a memoir for young readers, "Sing a Song of Tuna Fish: Hard-to-Swallow Stories from Fifth Grade, "and the IRA Children's Book Award winner, "Sahara Special." Her first book was the memoir "Educating Esm: Diary of a Teacher's First Year," and her most recent book for adults is "How To Get Your Child to Love Reading. "She has worked as a children's bookseller, teacher, and school librarian, and now runs the popular children's literature Web site www.planetesme.com, and literary salon, The Planet Esm Bookroom. Esm lives in Chicago with her husband and son.
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