Sassafras is a charming picture book that tells the story of a little skunk who feels ashamed of his “smelly-old, stinky-old, funky-old” self.

But as he plays with his many woodland friends—each special and unique—Sassafras discovers he, too, has a rare and special gift all his own.

Picture Book | Ages 3 – 7
Hardcover ISBN: 978-1-933718-03-3 | 32 pages | $16.95
Lexile Level: 650 | Guided Reading Level: J | Grade Level: 2 | Reading Recovery Level: 17

Meet the Author & Illustrator

Audrey PennAudrey Penn takes her one-woman educational program, the Writing Penn, into schools, libraries, and children’s hospitals where she shapes and refines her story ideas in partnership with kids. She is also highly sought after as a conference keynote speaker by groups of teachers and other professionals who work with children.

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Ruth HarperRuth Harper, born in England, is a descendent of Sir Christopher Wren. She has been an art teacher, where she wrote an accredited art curriculum, presented seminars on art education, been a guest illustrator at elementary schools, and has donated many works to fundraising events.

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